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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA Ministry of Urban DevelopmentRAJYASABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION No.1084 TO BE ANSWERED ON 30th NOVEMBER, 2011 Bengaluru Metro Project
No.1084 SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of URBAN DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:-
(a) Whether the Empowered Committee of Secretaries on Mass Rapid Transport System headed by Cabinet Secretary has decided to extend the deadline of the construction of the 42.3 km Bengaluru Metro Project, comprising two corridors from the existing September, 2012 to March, 2013;
(b) If so, the reasons for delay with details thereof;
(c) Original cost of the project and the revised cost of the project, namely increase in terms of percentage; and
(d) The details of financing pattern of the project?
ANSWER THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT (SHRI SAUGATA ROY)
(a) & (b): The Government has approved the extension of date of completion of the project to December 2013 after reviewing the present progress. Construction of Delhi Metro Phase-I also took 711, years. In Bangalore Metro, the project really took off in the middle of 2008 after initial teething problems and would now be completed by December, 2013 including the 9.3 km extensions approved in January, 2010.
(c) : The cost has been revised from Rs.8158 to Rs.11609 Le. an increase by about 30%.
(d): The details of present financing pattern of the Bangalore Metro Project are given below:-Rs. In Crore
Present funding pattern
|(a) Government of India|
|(b) Government of Karnataka|
|(c) Senior Debt|
Japan International Co-operation Agency Loan (JICA) as Pass
Through Assistance, Loan From
Financial lnstitutions etc.
Sr. Term loan from Government
|G. Total (a+b+c)|