MONO­RAIL COST UP BY RS 236 CR

The Free Press Journal - - FRONT PAGE -

MUM­BAI: The first Mono­rail project, which stretches from Chem­bur to Wadala and is now to be ex­tended to Arthur Road jail, is fac­ing a huge price es­ca­la­tion of Rs 236 crores, as per in­for­ma­tion pro­vided to Anil Gal­gali, in re­sponse to a Right to In­for­ma­tion query. The to­tal es­ti­mated cost for the project was pegged at Rs 2,460 crores, which in­cluded Phase 1 and Phase 2. The al­ready much de­layed project is proving to be costlier by the day, thereby bur­den­ing the pub­lic ex­che­quer.

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