Vizag, the City of Destiny, to get Metro Rail
The Union Government has promised its support for a Metro Rail project for Visakhapatnam.
Union minister for urban development Kamalnath has written toVisakhapatnam MP and Union minister D Purandeswari stating the Centre’s intention of bearing up to 50% the cost of preparing a detailed project report for metro rails in cities with populations of two-million plus.
Kamalnath said his ministry would provide financial support for preparation of a feasibility report were the state to submit a proposal. He said Viskhapatnam has already been granted the BRTS under the JNNURM scheme.