Karnataka clears proposal to construct 20.5-km-long Metro line to Tamil Nadu’s Hosur | Bengaluru


In a chunk of fine information for frequent commuters between Bengaluru to Hosur, Bangalore Metro Rail Company Restricted’s (BMRCL) Namma Metro will now be prolonged all the way in which to Hosur in Tamil Nadu from the Karnataka capital.

The Basavaraj Bommai-led authorities has accepted the proposal to increase the RV Highway – Bommasandra line, which falls beneath the Namma Metro’s Part 2 undertaking to Hosur metropolis. Nevertheless, the state authorities’s approval will not be sufficient to begin development work. Authorities in Karnataka are actually set to method the Tamil Nadu authorities for his or her permission quickly.

In response to a letter from the BMRCL, the brand new prolonged line will probably be round 20.5-km-long, of which 11.7 km falls in Karnataka and the remaining falls in Tamil Nadu. In its approval, the state authorities has additionally requested their Tamil Nadu counterparts to conduct a feasibility research.

The Karnataka authorities additional indicated that it needs coordination between the 2 states within the type of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed for the needs of sharing prices for development and operations.

The letter by BMRCL, which was dated Might 23, reads that ‘it also needs to be examined that how the central metro acts can be prolonged to this portion which is in two neighbouring states as these acts could be prolonged to a metropolitan metropolis or metropolitan space in session with State Governments.’

Dr A Chellakumar, who’s the MP from Krishnagiri was quoted as saying by the Deccan Herald on this matter that the approval is a significant constructive growth and that the Karnataka authorities’s in-principle approval will assist authorities take the undertaking ahead. “I’ll communicate to the Tamil Nadu authorities on this regard quickly,” he instructed Deccan Herald.

Anjum Parwez, managing director of the BMRCL reportedly stated in a letter that the chief minister of Karnataka has accepted the proposal noting that the Tamil Nadu authorities can conduct the research for the road between Bommasandra to Hosur.

Nevertheless, Krishnagiri MP Chellakumar reportedly instructed Deccan Herald that he’ll request the BMRCL to take up the research. He was quoted by the main each day information web site as saying, “I spoke to the officers on the Chennai Metro and it has been prompt that BMRCL is healthier positioned to conduct the research. I’ll quickly write a letter to the Karnataka chief minister on this regard.”

The Karnataka authorities had beforehand deliberate to make journey simpler to Hosur by connecting the commercial metropolis to Bengaluru’s upcoming suburban rail undertaking.


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