The Mumbai Metro has crossed 400-million ridership at a 12-km route between Versova- Andheri- Ghatkopar in a period of four years. Also, it has emerged as the only public transport infrastructure that witnessed an increase in passengers of up to 15 per cent annually. According to the data available with Mumbai Metro One, the network operates with around 378-382 trips on weekdays, with a punctuality performance of 99.9 per cent along what is the world's densest corridor. The route also connects the eastern and western suburbs via Andheri.
Ghaziabad Property May Get Costlier With GDA Hiking Development Charges
Rates of property in Ghaziabad are likely to go slightly up with the city development authority hiking development charges. The 3.03 per cent increase in the fee comes into effect from April 1 this year. Before the hike came into effect, developers had to pay Rs 3,024 per square metre (psm) as development charge. They will now be paying Rs 3,114 psm.
After missing many deadlines, Phase-II of the Mumbai Monorail will be operational soon. The route, which was slated to get operational in December 2017, got delayed due to shortcomings found in the safety parameters. While Phase-I operations are still suspended after the fire broke in two coaches of the Monorail rake in November last, the state government has shelved all Monorail projects that were proposed in the metropolitan region (MMR) due to financial reasons.
Authorities Yet To Pay For Gram Panchayat Land They Sold To Private Builders In Noida
The three authorities in Noida – the Noida Authority, the Greater Noida Authority and the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (Yeida) —have not paid the compensation for the gram panchayat land they acquired to sell to private developers, media reports say. Gram panchayat land is meant to be developed for the benefit of villagers. Instead, the three authorities sold this land for private use.