Work on the Hinjewadi to Shivajinagar metro rail route will start soon and chief minister Uddhav Thackeray is likely to be present at the ground-breaking ceremony, PMRDA officials said on Monday, 23rd August 2021.
The Pune Metropolitian Region Development Authority (PMRDA) is executing the third metro line in Pune, between Hinjewadi and Shivajinagar.
The metro line will be run on the PPP model and the contract has been awarded to the Tata Company.
PMRDA officials, speaking anonymously, said, “Almost all administrative and planning work is complete. There is progress with land acquisition. Now there is no hurdle for executing work on ground. The car shed work already started, but till the pillars are erected the metro work has not started.”
A PMRDA official said that the PMRDA planning to invite chief minister Thackeray for the ground breaking event. “Even guardian Minister Ajit Pawar asked to invite him,” the official said.