The Detailed Project Report (DPR) of Kanpur Metro Rail Project is formally be presented to the state government on Saturday 7th of november. It will be presented by the RITES to Alok Ranjan, Chief Secretary, Government of Uttar Pradesh, in the presence of Sadakant, Principal Secretary, Housing and Urban Planning, Government of Uttar Pradesh and Kumar Keshav, Managing Director, Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC).
The responsibility of 'Coordinator' for preparation of DPR for Metro in four important cities of Uttar Pradesh namely Kanpur, Varanasi, Meerut and Agra. For this purpose RITES, a Government of India Undertaking, had been engaged by the State Government for preparing the DPRs. Work on preparation of DPR for Metro in Kanpur was commenced in March, 2015. LMRC said, "Extensive meetings were held at the LMRC level and Lucknow Metro provided the much required technical assistance during the preparation of the DPR."
Kanpur Development Authority (KDA) is the nodal agency for preparation of this DPR for Kanpur Metro. Presentations were made at various stages to Commissioner Kanpur and team of officers of KDA and decisions obtained. LMRC said that It is only because of the extensive efforts provided by Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) and team of KDA that this DPR has been prepared in a record time of just seven months.