Monday, October 30, 2006

BMRC board reviews progress

BMRC board reviews progress
New Indian Express

BANGALORE: Board members of Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) held a meeting on Saturday, to discuss various issues regarding the progress of the project. Union Urban Secretary, Anil Kumar Baijal, chaired the meeting.

Speaking to this website's newspaper, BMRCL MD V Madhu said that various aspects of the project came up for discussion. He said that the approval for acquisition of land for the project is expected soon.

Regarding the agitation by residents and traders of CMH Road for a change in the alignment, Madhu said that Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy had not decided what is needed, after an inspection of the site on October 25.

Meanwhile, the first phase of the Metro rail project has already begun with soil-testing being conducted in many sites around the city.


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