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Posted: Nov 02 2016 (13:06)
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Commentary/Human InterestMMOPL/Mumbai Metro -Nov 02 2016 (07:15) MMRDA will study Kalyan MP’s suggestions on metro expansion
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The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) will study the suggestions made by Kalyan MP Shrikant Shinde to extend the Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan metro corridor to far-eastern suburbs like Dombivli, Badlapur and Ambernath, and link it with the Navi Mumbai lines.
Mr. Shinde made a presentation to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, and MMRDA officials led by Additional Commissioner Pravin Darade, last week, making a case for an additional 91-km network.
“The middle class population in central Mumbai started moving towards Dombivli, Badlapur, Ambernath and Diva where they could afford budget homes as the real estate...
Nov 02 2016 (13:06)
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Very intelligent suggestion by Kalyan MP Mr Shrikant Shinde in principle, the final route location is always subject to detailed study of traffic/ technical feasibility.
Firstly the construction as well as property prices of south Mumbai and secondly of Suburban Mumbai are practically stretched to limit, since decades. As a result, the population/ residential colony growth of city shifted to adjacent Municipal area since last 2-decades like Kalyan/ Thane/ Mira Rd-Bhayandar, Vasai-Virar region, Navi Mumbai,Panvel,etc. The growth has now started spreading further outward beyond Kalyan in east, Virar in north, Panvel in south directions. Focus of new intracity travel projects should equally shift from south Mumbai so that current and future growth centers are taken care of with following benefits:
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