The Bihar government presented a supplementary budget of 100 crores for the Patna Metro project on the first day of the winter session of the Vidhan Sabha for the Patna Metro Project, considered the biggest dream project of the Bihar government. It is being told that after the release of this amount, the work of Patna Metro project will pick up speed, the same agency has also been informed in this regard. It is being told that after getting the amount, the work of land acquisition will be accelerated. According to the information, the total cost of Patna Metro Project is Rs 13336 crore, which has been set to start by October 2024.
Patna Metro Rail Corporation has proposed to the district administration to acquire 76.645 acres of land in front of the ISBT to build a metro depot. For this, claim-objection will be taken from the farmers till December 23. After this the farmers will be compensated. After getting the amount from the government, compensation is to be distributed among the farmers from January. With this, the land will be transferred to Patna Metro.
The Patna Metro Rail Corporation has given a separate proposal to the district administration for 12 metro stations in the city. All the station’s share is in government as well as private land. Measurement of this land is going on. At present, the construction of 6.60 km elevated metro is going on between ISBT to Malahi Pakari. There is a total of 250 feet to be made here. These include construction of elevated metro station and piling for the elevated line. Elevated metro is to be constructed from Danapur to Rukanpura. It is being told that the utility shifting work will be done here from December. Along with this, two power grid substations of 60 MW capacity will be constructed to supply electricity to Patna Metro.