MahaMetro completes 58 pc of survey

ST Correspondent
Saturday, 30 June 2018

Pune: MahaMetro are in the process of completing the socio-economic survey for Shivajinagar to Swargate metro line and have completed around 58 per cent of the survey, which includes surveying the probable project affected people while building the Shivajinagar to Swargate metro line. 

Chief project manager Gautam Birhade of MahaMetro said that 396 residences have been surveyed of the 688 probable project affected people. “Many people are not available at home, which is causing a delay in completing the survey,” he added.

Pune: MahaMetro are in the process of completing the socio-economic survey for Shivajinagar to Swargate metro line and have completed around 58 per cent of the survey, which includes surveying the probable project affected people while building the Shivajinagar to Swargate metro line. 

Chief project manager Gautam Birhade of MahaMetro said that 396 residences have been surveyed of the 688 probable project affected people. “Many people are not available at home, which is causing a delay in completing the survey,” he added.

On the extension of the current metro project, Birhade said that draft Detail Project Report (DPR) of the extension from Swargate to Katraj (9 km), Pimpri to Nigdi (4.5 km) and Nashik Phata to Chakan (19.5 km) was recently submitted by the private agency to MahaMetro.

“We are in the process of analysing the draft report. The Swargate to Katraj line will be an overhead one,” added Birhade.

Trees affecting project 
Birhade said that MahaMetro has taken permissions for trimming 25 trees near the river bed. MahaMetro has kept a target of 6,000 tree plantation this year. 

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