Gurugram, Haryana: The honourable Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said most awaiting plan for a new metro route to Delhi — from Iffco Chowk to Dwarka Sector 21 — is now in "Extreme Final Stage" and would be approved very soon. The suggestion, which includes the proper detailed project report (DPR), reported to the state government by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has been awaiting approval of the Haryana government for several years now.
"The approval is in the intense ultimate phases, and we will very soon provide dip to the course. It can be completed at the right moment now," Khattar told TOI. "The setback is first and foremost as we wish to have the optimal route, which can provide to utmost throng. At the same time, we have a plan in a mind to link Huda City Centre with the Gurgaon railway station so that massive portions of the old city can be easily connected to Metro," he told.
Khattar on Tuesday officially launched the previously operational second stage of Rapid Metro. He took a travel from Sector 55-56 station with some NGO's children in Metro for the first time.
"Gurgaon is the Silicon Valley of India and of course draws lots of people from all over world. So, there are great plans to expand Metro line from Huda City Centre to Subhash Chowk and the railway station. In addition, there is perfect plan to have shell taxi from Dhaula Kuan in Delhi to Manesar," he said.
In the long-ago, Khattar had uttered his reservation about sanctioning the DMRC's plan for an option Metro route from Dwarka Sector 21 to Iffco Chowk as he felt that the line which cross farmhouses in Pushpanjali area will not exert a pull to travellers.
"The CM feels that those staying in farmhouses anyhow would not utilize Metro to travel, and so was not in support of the projected route. As per as his point of view that the route should join densely inhabited areas in Gurgaon so that not only will it offer an well-organized transport to millions of people, while it will help lots of commercial people too.
In addition, the region does not have to undergo economic crunches" said a senior government official. It is found that the systems are functioning on an unusual route, alteration the unique projected direction, which is expected to acquire the vital dip from the chief minister, who has been always criticised for not commencing a new Metro direction since presuming authority.