Pune, 6th March 2022: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 12 km stretch of the total 32.2 km Pune Metro Rail Project today being built at a total project cost of Rs 11,400 crores.
Following stretches were opened today
▪︎Vanaz – Garware College (5 km elevated stretch with 5 stations)
▪︎PCMC – Phugewadi stretch (7 km elevated stretch with 5 stations)
Significantly, Prime Minister bought the first ticket of the Pune Metro before commencing his ride from Garware station to Anand Nagar.
Pune Metro Rail Project was sanctioned by Government of India in 2016 and the
Foundation Stone was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 26th December 2016.
The Metro will greatly improve urban mobility in Pune Metropolitan area, which is among the fastest growing urban areas in the country.