Metro Rail

MOHUA UNVEILED URBAN GREEN MOBILITY SCHEME 2017

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) unveiled much awaited "Urban Green Mobility Scheme 2017", as the next phase of National Urban Renewal Mission. The ministry is already running "Smart Cities Mission" and Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT). However, these programmes are focusing on urban infrastructure mainly utilities. Therefore, there was a need to have a separate sustainable urban mobility scheme having pan city coverage with emphasis on improving access of citizens.

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NEW METRO RAIL POLICY IN INDIA UNVEILED TO PROMOTE PRIVATE PARTICIPATION

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has framed a new Metro Rail Policy to promote ‘Make in India’ initiative and ‘Private Participation’ in metro rail projects. The policy has been approved by the cabinet meeting and will be unveiled soon. There was no metro specific policy framework in India. The policy aims to enable realization of growing metro rail aspirations of a large number of cities but in a responsible manner.

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