Metropolitan Transport Directorate deals with the following:
Metropolitan Transport Projects of MoR(Plan Head 81)-
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.
MTP and State JV of Plan Head 63-
East West Metro corridor Project of KMRCL (Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Limited).
Issues and Projects of State Joint Venture companies.
Metro Rail Projects other than those implemented by MoR-
Nodal directorate for all the technical planning and safety issues related to Metro Rail/RRTS projects being executed by MoHUA and also by the State Governments.
Liaison with RDSO to deal with references from MoHUA/Metro Rail Administrations in regard to technical aspects of Metro/RRTS projects.
Scrutiny of project reports and other technical aspects of the upcoming Metro/RRTS 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.
National Capital Region Planning Board-
Liaison with NCRPB for proposals formulated by the Board for the Rail projects in NCR region.
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.
Source : Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 23-04-2019
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