Delhi Metro may miss 2016 deadline for Phase-3 as it faces land trouble


NEW DELHI: Progress of construction work in Delhi Metro’s Phase-III has been considerably stalled due to several land acquisition issues which may cause DMRC to miss its deadline to complete the project by 2016.

DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh has stated as much in a letter submitted to the Delhi Chief Secretary D M Spolia earlier this month, seeking his intervention in the matter.

“DMRC has written a letter to the Chief Secretary detailing issues it is facing in taking forward the construction of Phase III that covers the longest stretch of land till date, a Delhi Metro spokesperson said, adding that a copy of the letter has also been sent to L-G Najeeb Jung. More info

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