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With an estimated cost of the project Rs 10,900cr and proposed city track of 37 km along with amount spent on DPR survey, which was Rs1.5 cr, has ended up in being shut down recently. Image Source 11 years of spending crores of rupees on a study and a survey, the fate of the much-hyped Tricity Metro project has been sealed with the Home Minister’s Advisory Committee deciding that the project is not commercially feasible for the city. Sources of Tribune India said that in the minutes of a meeting of the committee held on July 27 in Delhi under the chairmanship of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, which was attended by Punjab Governor and UT Administrator VP Singh Bandore and other members, it was mentioned that the project had been deliberated upon at length and it was decided that the Metro project for Chandigarh was not commercially feasible. Image…

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