Metro rail service like Delhi for Bhopal in seven years: Gaur

Madhya PradeshBhopal, Jan. 22 : Madhya Pradesh Urban Administration Minister Babulal Gaur has said that a metro rail service, on the lines of the one already operating in the national capital, would be introduced in Bhopal in next seven years.

Interacting with the mediapersons in State capital, Gaur said that work on the survey for the proposed metro rail would begin in six months.

Gaur informed journalists about his meet with the top officials of the Delhi Metro in the national capital two days ago in which he discussed the metro rail project for Bhopal with them

Bhopal, presently, has a population around 2.2 million. It is likely to cross three million in the next seven years. The metro would then become quite essential, Gaur stated. (ANI)