Metropolitan Transport Directorate deals with the following:
(A) Metropolitan Transport Projects of MoR(Plan Head 81)-
Nodal directorate for processing of survey reports and sanction of works under MTP plan head including sanction of estimates, monitoring of progress of works, submission of periodical reports to ministry of Program implementation / Cabinet Secretariat / Planning Commission .
Nodal Directorate for MRVC, a PSU of Ministry of Railways which has been created for the purpose of implementation of MUTP-I and MUTP-II project in Mumbai.
(B) East-West Metro Corridor Kolkata (Plan Head 63)-
Nodal directorate for KMRCL ( Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation), a PSU under Ministry of Railways, which is handling East West corridor at Kolkata.
Metro Rail Projects other than those implemented by MoR-
Nodal directorate for all the technical planning and safety issues related to Metro Rail projects being executed by MoUD and also by the State Governments under PPP mode.
Liaison with RDSO to deal with references from MoUD in regard to technical aspects of Metro Railways.
Scrutiny of project reports and other technical aspects of the upcoming Metro systems in the country in consultation with the concerned directorates.
Administration for the following Act:
The Metro Railway (Construction of Works) Act 1978.
The Kolkata Metro Railway ( Operation and Maintenance ) Temporary Provision Act , 1985.
(E) National Capital Region Planning Board-
Liaison with NCRPB for proposals formulated by the Board for the Rail projects in NCR region and implementation of the projects.
Nodal directorate for the issues related to National Capital Region Transport Corporation ( NCRTC), an SPV formed for the purpose of implementation of Rapid Rail Transit System in the NCR region.
(F) Traffic Facility Works (Plan Head 16)-
Nodal directorate for processing of survey reports and sanction of works under Traffic Facilities plan head including sanction of estimates, monitoring of progress of works, submission of periodical reports to ministry of Program implementation / Cabinet Secretariat / Planning Commission .
Source : Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 26-03-2018
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