Kolkata Metro
According to an official spokesperson, works on six Kolkata Metro extension projects entailing a whopping investment of Rs.21,811.52 crore have been fast tracked and different stretches of the mega project will be commissioned in the next two years. The Kavi Subhas-Hemanta Mukherjee (5.3 km) (Ph1) and Hemanta Mukherjee-Salt Lake Sector V (10 km) of the Kavi Subhas-Airport Corridor have been targeted for completion by June 2019 and December 2019, respectively. The Noapara-Jessore Road (5.3 km) of the Noapara Airport-Barasat project is slated for completion by 2019 while the 16.55 km East-West of which 5.74 km is elevated and 10.808 km is underground, is one of the most challenging tasks, he added that the 6-km stretch of Sector V-Phulbagan line is also heading for completion by June next year.