New Delhi: The Central Government has given a big gift to Gurugram. The Union Cabinet has approved Rs 5,452 crore for the expansion of metro connectivity in Gurugram adjacent to the capital Delhi. This amount is going to be spent on the scheme connecting Dwarka Expressway side line with Huda City Center to Cyber City Gurugram. This line is going to be fully elevated. Union Minister Piyush Goyal has given this information after the cabinet meeting.
After the meeting, Goyal told reporters that the proposal of the Ministry of Urban Development and Housing has been approved in the meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Under this, the metro is going to be expanded by 28.5 km and will have 27 stations. After the approval, the project is going to take 4 years to complete.
Goyal has continued his talk and said that this is going to benefit the people of Haryana, especially Gurugram and Delhi. The Union Minister said that Gurugram being the center of information technology and innovation, the expansion of metro will create new employment opportunities. He has said that this will connect the old Gurugram to the new Gurugram and the stations of Indian Railways are also going to be connected to this network. This is going to ensure overall economic development of the region.