Title: ROLE AND ISSUES OF METRO RAIL PROJECTS IN INDIA
Authors: Sampath G,
Dr. D. Kumuda
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.
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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.
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