Maha Metro to provide last mile connectivity to Nagpur metro commuters in Mihan-SEZ area

Naomi Pandya Posted on: 2023-03-07 07:15:00 Viewer: 2,912 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Nagpur

Maha Metro to provide last mile connectivity to Nagpur metro commuters in Mihan-SEZ area

Nagpur, India (Urban Transport News): The Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited (Maha Metro) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mihan-SEZ and Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) for providing last mile connectivity in the zone.

At present, the Nagpur Metro rail comes till the Khapri station from where the passengers have to go further in interior to the units within Mihan-SEZ. The commuters are getting down at the Metro station takes different modes of transport under the feeder service of MahaMetro. This includes buses, NMC, e-bikes, and e-rickshaws.

Now with the MoU signed, it brings advantage to both the Mihan-SEZ and the Nagpur Metro. “It would lead to easier access to the SEZ, in turn bringing the project an advantage. Even MahaMetro can expect to get more passenger due to the feeder service available,” said the officials.

The MoU was signed between development commissioner Sraman Vasireddy on behalf of Mihan and Sunil Mathur, director operations, on behalf of Maha Metro side.

Another MoU was signed by both MahaMetro and Mihan-SEZ with Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC). The CIDC is a body formed under the Niti Ayog and has members from PSUs and private sector. “Ministries like railways surface transport and defence are also a part of CIDC,” said its director general PR Swarup.

The idea is to share the best practices and synergies between the signatory agencies, he said. “Mihan will also be showcased during the India Construction Meet 2023 to be held in Delhi from April 10 to 12 by CIDC,” he said.

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