Noida: The development authorities of Noida and Greater Noida today joined hands with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation for two metro extensions here from City Centre to Noida Sector 62 and Greater Noida and is likely to be completed by 2017.
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh, NOIDA and Greater NOIDA authority chairman Rama Raman, and Secretary, Government of India, Shankar Agarwal at a function held in Noida on Saturday.
The Authority also gave two advance payment cheques to DMRC officials for carrying out the necessary work.
The two sections where metro will be extended is from City Centre to Noida Sector 62 and City Centre to Greater Noida.
The City Centre to Sector 62 line is 6.675 kilometres long and will have six stations. The total project cost is Rs 1,816 crores. Proposed station locations are Sectors 34, 52, 59, 61, 62 and Electronic City (NH 24), an official release said.
This metro line will also be a boon for Indirapuram residents it is just across the NH 24.
The City Centre to Greater Noida extension line is 29.7 kms long and will have 22 stations. Total cost of the project is estimated Rs 5,064 crores.
In July an MoU for Botanical Garden to Kalindi Kunj metro line was signed with a total project cost Rs 845 crore and is expected to be completed next year.