Govt sets up Metro Advisory Board; board to be headed by Mr. Sudhir Krishna
Government establishes Metro Advisory Board.
Objective: To formulate and co-ordinate the development plans for several metro rail networks all over India. To aid and advise the central government in matters relating to Metro Railways.
The Board will be headed by the Urban Development Secretary Sudhir Krishna and will have 5 members.
In its starting phase the Board will carry studies in 12 cities with over 20 lakh population. The cities are Ahmedabad, Bhubneswar, Delhi, Dharwad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kohima, Mysore, Nanded, Patna, Surat and Vijaywada.