CM Naveen Patnaik approves Metro train connecting Bhubaneswar, Cuttack & Puri
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved the metro train project connecting Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Puri.
“I am pleased to announce the metro train project connecting Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Puri and Khurda. The project has been studied by various stake holders and feasibility reports prepared. In the first phase we will create the metro trunk route from Trisulia near Cuttack to Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar,” he shared.
The route will cover major areas like Nandankanan, Patia, Vani Vihar, Railway Station. In later phases the metro services will be expanded to Khurda and Puri.
“I have asked Housing and Urban Development Department to complete the DPR on a war footing. The project will be predominantly based on elevated corridors and will be entirely funded by the state government,” informed Patnaik.