The Delhi government has given in-principle approval for the construction of Metro Phase IV where DMRC has set 2021 as deadline for its expansion, which would add 75 stations to the metro network.
"A total of 31.47 kilometres of new lines will be underground while 64.39 km will be elevated. The decision was taken recently at a meeting Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had with transport, PWD and Urban Development Departments," said a government official.
As per official, in the recently-held meeting, government has given in-principle approval for the construction of Metro PhaseIV.
"The Delhi government has written to DMRC, saying it will go for the revenue sharing model adopted in the previous phases," stated an official.
He further stated that once the Detailed Project Report (DPR) and financial proposal are received from DMRC, the matter will be taken to the Delhi Cabinet for final approval so that the project can be completed at the earliest.
Among the projects chosen under Phase-IV are Rithala to Narela (21.73km), Janakpuri West to RK Ashram (28.92km), Mukundpur to Maujpur (12.54km), Inderlok to Indraprastha (12.58km), Tughlakabad to Aerocity (20.20 km), and Lajpat Nagar to Saket G-Block (7.96 km).