Bhumi Pujan ceremony of Ahmedabad metro was performed by Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Saturday at Vastral
Modi government had earlier approved a grant of Rs. 10,773 crore for phase-1 of the metro rail project in the city of Ahmadabad. East-west corridor (Vastral to Thaltej) and North-South corridor (APMC to Motera) covering 37.76 km, would make up for the phase 1 of the project.
Gujarat state government and Central government would bear Rs 2,000 crore each initially.
(MEGA) – Metro Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad Company Ltd.would be entirely responsible towards implementation of this project.
The plan is to develop a multi-modal transport system by connecting BRTS, railway and other public transport systems with the metro link.