Mahrashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday announced a ₹40,000 crore budget for Metro rail projects in different parts of the state during his speech in the Assembly.
The state has announced new Metro projects in Thane, Nashik, Pimpri-Chinchwad to Nigdi corridor of Pune Metro and Swargate to Katraj metro project have been sent for the approval of the central government.
“For the convenience of passengers in Mumbai, MMR and Thane area is our top priority,” Fadnavis said. A 337 km long metro network is being developed and 46 km stretch has been opened for traffic. Another 50 km stretch will be operational in the year 2023-24.