Pune Authority optimistic about getting Centre’s nod to ring road

PMRDA (Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority) is hopeful of getting permission from the Central government to construct 33 km of the proposed 128 km ring road in the first phase.

A TOI report quoted PMRDA commissioner Kiran Gitte as saying that they had met the condition of acquiring 80 per cent of the land required for the project.

He further said: “So, we are hopeful that we will get the clearance for the first phase.” The project is being developed under Bharatmala scheme.

The Union government has given an assurance that the construction cost of Rs 10,000 crore would be released in phases after 80 per cent of the land was acquired for the project.

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