Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to inaugurate the 6.6-km Noida City Centre - Noida Electronic City section which is an extension of the Delhi Metro's Blue Line on 8 March (Friday).
The fully elevated Noida City Centre - Noida Electronic City route consists of six stations – Sector 34, Sector 52, Sector 59, Sector 61, Sector 62 and Noida Electronic City. The Prime Minister is also scheduled to inaugurate the 9.4-km-long Dilshad Garden - New Bus Adda section which is an extension of the Red Line on the same day.
As per reports by Business Standard, Modi would be launching civilian flight operations at Hindon airbase and will be inaugurating the Dilshad Garden - New Bus Adda section of the Delhi Metro's Red Line on 8 March.
The PM will land at the airbase from Kanpur around 4 pm and head to the New Bus Adda metro station by road.
The Delhi Metro's current operational span is 327 km with 236 stations. Post the inauguration of the two corridors, it would extend to over 342 km with 250 stations.
As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.
Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.
We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.
Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.