The 108 kilometer long Gurgaon-Manesar-Bawal metro project will soon see the light of the day when Japan International Cooperation Agency will start survey work in September, 2014.
According to Haryana Chief Secretary, Mr S.C. Choudhary, who is also Chairman of the Haryana Mass Rapid Transport Corporation (HMRTC), the Gurgaon-Manesar-Bawal project would jointly be completed by the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation (DMICDC) and HMRTC. The detailed project report was also being prepared for the metro project, he said.
The total estimated cost of the project is Rs 27,411 crore out of which Japan would provide cheaper loan of Rs 23,217.80 crore at the rate of 0.5 percent while the rest of the cost (Rs 4,193.20 crore) would be spent jointly by DMICDC and the HMRTC.
The ground work on Gurgaon-Manesar-Bawal metro project will begin in 2015 and expected to be completed in 4 years. As many as 50 metro stations will be constructed in the 108 KM long route of the project. HMRTC is already working on a few metro projects in the state including 14 K.M extension from Badarpur Border to YMCA Chowk which is expected to be completed by September 2014 at a cost of Rs 2,454 crore.
This route will be extended from YMCA Chowk to Ballabhgarh at a cost of Rs 599 crores for which Mr. Bhupinder Hooda, CM of Haryana recently laid down the foundation stone. YMCA Chowk to Ballabhgarh metro extension has been set for the completion by March 2017.
Sikandarpur Station to Sector-56 is another extension in cyber city of Gurgaon being carried out by HMRTC at a cost of Rs 2,143 crore.