Railway Budget 2021: Metro to run faster in Maharashtra, provision of Rs 8000 crore for two projects

Rail Budget 2021: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has made several big announcements related to railways and metro in the budget. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has allocated an amount of Rs 1,10,055 crore for the Railways, of which Rs 1,07,100 crore is for capital expenditure only. Apart from this, Metro will also get the facility of light, neo and water metro under the announcement of 11 thousand crore budget. Along with this, Sitharaman announced many new corridors.

It is proposed to build a corridor of Neo Metro from Kirti Nagar to Dwarka Sector 25 in Delhi. Earlier there was a project of Light Metro, later the Ministry of Urban Development has proposed to change it to build Neo Metro. Finance Minister has said the budget speech that trains will run with electricity on the 46 thousand kilometer railway line. Apart from this, the National Rail Plan 2030 is ready.

While reading the budget in the Lok Sabha, the Finance Minister has made a big announcement in the context of several states of the country as well as Maharashtra. His announcement is expected to give a boost to various metro projects running in Maharashtra. Nirmala Sitharaman has announced a provision of Rs 5976 crore for the second phase of the metro running in Nagpur, Maharashtra and Rs 2092 crore for the Nashik Metro.

The Finance Minister said that in future, public transport system has been announced in India based on metro light and metro nanotechnology. A network of metro will be prepared in the adjacent areas of two-tier and one-tier cities of the country.
Today it is special that two cities of Maharashtra have been mentioned in the special fund kept. In the second phase of Nagpur, metro work will be done and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced to start the metro in Nashik too. For the first time funds are being provided by the Central Government for the Nashik Metro.

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