Pune, 21st April 2022: The Maharashtra state government yesterday approved Rs 3,668 crore for the Swargate to Katraj underground Pune Metro route.

The Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (Mahametro) is implementing the Pune Metro rail project on two routes of PCMC to Swargate and Vanaz to Ramwadi. In March, public service started on Vanaz (Kothrud) to Garware College and PCMC to Phugewadi route.

The state cabinet approved the construction of an underground route of 5.464 kms, which will have three stations and the work is expected to be completed by 2027.