International Journal of Social Science & Economic Research
Submit Paper

Title:
ROLE AND ISSUES OF METRO RAIL PROJECTS IN INDIA

Authors:
Sampath G, Dr. D. Kumuda

|| ||

1Sampath G, 2Dr. D. Kumuda
1. Research Scholar, Department of Economics, Bangalore University, Bangalore -560056
2. Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Bangalore University, P.G. Centre, Kolar.

MLA 8
G, Sampath, and Dr. D. Kumuda. "ROLE AND ISSUES OF METRO RAIL PROJECTS IN INDIA." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 11, Nov. 2018, pp. 6495-6505, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=455. Accessed Nov. 2018.
APA
G, S., & Kumuda, D. (2018, November). ROLE AND ISSUES OF METRO RAIL PROJECTS IN INDIA. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(11), 6495-6505. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=455
Chicago
G, Sampath, and Dr. D. Kumuda. "ROLE AND ISSUES OF METRO RAIL PROJECTS IN INDIA." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 11 (November 2018), 6495-6505. Accessed November, 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=455.

References
[1]. M Ramachandran (2012)- Metro Rail Projects in India: A Study in Project Planning. Oxford University Press, NewDelhi.
[2]. Census of India 2001and 2011, Register General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi.
[3]. Annual Report 2016-17, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, NewDelhi.
[4]. Annual Report 2016-17, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited, Bangalore.
[5]. Annual Report 2016-17, Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation Limited, Jaipur.
[6]. Annual Report 2016-17, Kochi Metro Rail Corporation Limited, Kochi.
[7]. http://www.urbanrail.net/as/in/india.htm
[8]. www.mohua.gov.in/cms/Urban-Transport-Metro-Rail-Projects.php
[9]. Annual Report 2017-18, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India.
[10]. Transport Research Wing (2012), Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India, New Delhi.

Abstract:
Urbanization is a global activity, India is urbanizing rapidly in recent decades and the number of metropolitan cities has significantly increased from 35 Metropolitan cities in 2001 to 53 metropolitan cities in India in 2011. Those metropolitan cities are growing rapidly that cities are facing many problems, in that the major problem is traffic/congestion on roads therefore the metropolitan cities people need and demanding the good sustainable urban transport. Therefore, the government decide to adopt Metro system in metropolitan cities to solve traffic problems. Metro is a new rapid transit system for urban regions. In this article analyse the status, role and issues of metro rail projects in India based on secondary data. The first mass rapid transport system in India was Kolkata metro was stared in 1984 and now nine more cities have operational metro systems and five more cities metro is under construction stage and fifteen more cities are aproved stage by Government of India. The findings of this study will be of immense beneficial for urban related and urban public transport related studies in metropolitan cities as well as for the urban planners in India.