Center says No to Vijayawada metro Rail project

metro-railThe BJP government a center gives a shock to AP by disqualifying Vijayawada to have a metro Rail project.

Earlier the Andhra Pradesh government has approved the about 7k Cr 26 km long Vijayawada metro rail project to be part funded by JICA. A Detailed Project Report (DPR) for Vijayawada Metro Rail prepared by E. Sreedharan.

However, The Union urban development ministry has found fault in DPR and informed that Vijayawada is not eligible for metro rail project as the city has a population less than 20 lakhs, which is a basic criteria for metro project.