Published On : Wed, Jan 31st, 2018

Maha Metro Moots Stakeholders’ Meet for Second Phase

Nagpur Metro
Nagpur: In order to prepare road map for the second phase of its project, Maha Metro Nagpur has organized a stakeholders’ meeting on February 3. The meeting would be attended by public representatives, government agencies, local bodies and officials among others, would ponder over the steps to be taken for initiation of the second phase. Work on Maha Metro Nagpur’s first phase is going on in rapid speed. Even before the project gets completed, demands from various agencies are already being raised for extending the project to other areas of Nagpur district. With the demand for second phase of Metro Rail project on the rise, it is essential to discuss the proposed Detail Project Report (DPR) for Phase-II.

It is with this view that meeting of the concerned stakeholders has been organized. All the concerned agencies would participate in this all-important meeting. The meeting, to be held at Hotel Centre Point, Ramdaspeth, would start with introductory address by Maha Metro MD Dr Brijesh Dixit and would be followed by a detail presentation on DPR of the proposed second phase. This will be followed by discussion on the presentation. Subsequently presentation on progress of Nagpur project will also be made. The suggestions and views of all those concerned would be sought in the discussion. The meeting has been planned as per the directions issued by Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Development.

A detail report of the meeting would be submitted to state and central governments for their perusal. The meeting will be chaired by district guardian minister Chandrashekhar Bawnakule and attended by Members of Parliament, MLAs, MLCs, City Mayor, Zilla Parishad President, city corporators and other elected representatives. Senior government officials including divisional commissioner, district collector, commissioner of police, SP (Rural) would grace the meeting. Officials of various state and central government institutions like Railways, PWD, NHAI, MSRTC, MIDC, AAI, NMC, NIT, NMRDA, BSNL, MADC, RTO would also attend. Defence officials including those from Kamptee Cantonment Board, Air Force, and Ordnance Factory would be present in the meeting.

Representatives of manufacturing, trading, real estate associations and other concerned agencies are also expected to make their presence felt in the meeting.