Prime Minister inaugurates 12-km stretch of Pune MetroOn 6 March 2022, Prime Minister Shri inaugurated 12 km stretch of the total 32.2 km Pune Metro Rail Project, being built at a total project cost of Rs 11,400 crore.

Two elevated routes of the project were opened for passengers; one from Vanaz to Garware College (5 km stretch with 5 stations) and the second from PCMC to Phugewadi (7 km elevated stretch with 5 stations).

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi also laid the foundation stone of Rejuvenation and Pollution Abatement of Mula-Mutha River projects under the ambitious National River Conservation Plan (NRCP). The Project will be implemented on the concept of “One City One Operator” at a cost of over Rs 1,470 crore, which includes the construction cost and operation and maintenance for 15 year period.

A total of 11 sewage treatment plants will be constructed under the project, with a combined capacity of around 400 MLD with a 55 km long Sewage carrier pipeline. The capacity of each sewage treatment plant is 396 million MLD. PMC will also implement River Front Development project.

The project, being funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency, JICA is likely to be completed in approximately 3 years.

PM inaugurated the integrated health complex ‘Symbiosis Arogya Dham’ which is spread over 70 acres of land at the Symbiosis International (Deemed University) Campus at Lavale, Pune.

He also unveiled the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in Pune Municipal Corporation premises and e-inaugurated the R K Laxman Art Gallery Museum located at Balewadi in Pune. The Gallery showcases cartoons drawn by the legendary cartoonist R K Laxman.

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