DNA | Last Modified - Feb 29, 2012, 03:16 AM IST
Jaipur: In his first visit to Jaipur, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Managing Director, Mangu Singh, took stock of the progress of the Metro project from Mansarovar to Chandpole.
The new DMRC MD expressed his disappointment over the delay in civil works at Mansarovar depot that will be the lifeline of train operation in future. Singh, along with Project Director, Lalit Meghanani and General Manager Atul Gadgil, visited various project sites on Tuesday morning and inspected the works at Civil Lines, Ram Nagar and Arish Market.
The MD was informed about the progress of the works by DMRC officials. Later, he reached the site of Mansarovar Depot. The depot will be the administrative building of the Metro project. Here, the trains will stay in yard, start for trips, get repaired and also the signalling and telecommunication works will be operated at this site.
The trains running in second phase of Metro project Sitapura to Ambabari will be supplied from here too. However, only 35 per cent works was found to be complete in the depot. Other 250 skilled manpower will be hired soon to meet the shortage of labour. Also, furnishing and technical works will be executed in tandem, informed the sub-contractor, Pratibha Industries to managing director.
After the inspection, the MD met chief minister Ashok Gehlot and discussed the progress of the project. He assured the chief minister of the completion of project well within the set deadline. The CM also assured him full cooperation to complete the project.