Patna Metro Rail proposed corridors

on Sunday, 27 October 2013 07:10.


Patna Metro Rail has detailed out the proposed phases, corridors and most importantly the stations on the metro route. The project has also ruled out any underground network of the metro corridor in Patna City area owing to its archaeological importance. The project has sought public opinion regarding the project. The detailed out plan is as follow :


  • Corridor - 1A (East-West Metro Corridor) 
    Route : Danapur-Mithapur/Bypass Chowk via Patna Railways Station
    Length : 14.50 KM
    Alignment : Elevated from Danapur to RPS More, Underground from RPS More to Patna Station and elevated from Patna Station to Bypass Chowk
    Stations :
    1) Danapur Cantt. 
    2) Satabdi Smarak 
    3) RPS More 
    4) IAS Colony
    5) Rukunpura
    6) Raja Bazar
    7) J D Women's College
    8) Raj Bhawan
    9) Secretariat 
    10) High Court
    11) Income Tax Circle
    12) Patna Railways Station
    13) Chanakya Law University
    14) Mithapur
    15) Bypass Road
    Depot : Mithapur 
  • Corridor - 1B (Digha Link Metro Corridor)
    Route : Digha Ghat - High Court/Vikas Marg
    Length : 5.50 KM
    Alignment : Elevated along the railway siding from Digha to Shivpuri and further underground up to High Court 
    Stations :
    1) Digha
    2) Digha Ghat
    3) IIT
    4) New Pataliputra Colony
    5) Shivpuri
    Depot : To share the depot of Corridor 1-A i.e. Mithapur 
  • Corridor - II (North-South Metro Corridor)
    Route : Patna railway Station - ISBT via Gandhi Maidan - PMCH - Rajendra Nagar Railway Station - Kumhrar - Zero Mile
    Length : 16.0 KM
    Alignment : Underground up to Rajendra Nagar Station and further elevated up to proposed ISBT
    Stations :
    1)Dak Bunglow 
    2) Gandhi Maidan
    3) Kargil Chowk
    4) PMCH
    5) Patna University
    6) Prem Chand Rangshala
    7) Dinkar Chowk
    8) Rajendra Nagar
    9) Nalanda Medical College
    10) Kumhrar Park
    11) Mahatma Gandhi Setu
    13) Zero Mile
    14) ISBT
    Depot : ISBT


  • Corridor - III
    Route : Mithapur/Bypass Chowk - Didarganj
    Length : 13.00 KM
    Alignment : Elevated along Bypass Road
    Stations :
    1) Mithapur Chowk 
    2) Lohia Nagar
    3) Kankarbagh 
    4) Income Tax Colony
    5) Zero Mile
    6) Choti Pahari
    7) Ranipur
    8) Ranipur Chak
    9) Check Post
    10) Guru Ka Bagh
    11) Didarganj
    Depot : Not finalized


  • Corridor - IV
    Mithapur/Bypass Chowk - Phoolwari Sharif/AIIMS
    Length : 11.0 KM
    Alignment : Elevated along Bypass Road
    Stations :
    1) Bypass Chowk
    2) Jay Prakash Nagar
    3) Dasratha
    4) Setu Nagar
    5) Chitkohra
    6) Anisabad 
    7) Haroon Nagar
    8) Phoolwari Sharif 
    9) Hadaspura 
    10) Nosha
    11) AIIMS
    Depot : Not finalized

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Patna Book Fair from November 10, 2013

on Sunday, 20 October 2013 09:52.


The famed Patna Book Fair is set to knock at the doors of historic Gandhi Maidan from November 10. This time, the fair would continue for a longer duration than previous ones. It would conclude on 24th November, i.e. 3 days more than previous ones. This includes three Sundays, giving ample time for the book lovers to enjoy the weekend. The fair which is organized by the Centre for Readership Development (CRD) is quite popular among all section of people, especially students. This will the 20th version of the Patna Book Fair. The fair has been timed so as to coincide it with the 'Shiksha Diwas' celebrations (November 11-13) of the state government. The theme of this book fair is 'Awakening of Youth'.

The fair would come up in an area spreading over 2.5 lakh square feet in Gandhi Maidan. It will accommodate approximately 750 stalls, where books belonging to more than 300 publishers and firms would be put on display. The fair will include two special feature this time. One will be the 'Hobby Corner' where enthusiast can exhibit their collection. The second will be called 'First Cut' where the screening of first films of the young directors will be undertaken. A section of the fair will be allotted for books on 'Women's studies'. The organizers has also decided to upload the map of the book fair on the Internet to facilitate the visitors. Besides these, a number of cultural activities will be held during the course of the fair.

The visitors will be charged with an entry ticket. However, it will not apply for the school students who need to produce their identity-card. The college student will get this waiver only during weekdays.


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Foundation stone laid for Ganga Path Project

on Saturday, 12 October 2013 17:44.

The dream 'marine Drive' project, which has been rechristened as Loknayak Jayaprakash Narayan Ganga Path (JP Ganga Path) as a tribute to Jaiprakash Narayan on his 111th birth anniversary, finally got a start yesterday with the foundation laying ceremony on the auspicious day of 'Saptami' of Dusshera festival. The Chief Minister of the State, Mr. Nitish Kumar, who has been a driving force behind the once conceptualized Ganga project during the 1980s, laid the foundation stone at Digha Diara Khasmahal, a place close to the construction site of another mega project - Digha Rail-Road bridge. The Rs 3,160 crore project, which would deliver a high speed 21.5 km corridor from Digha to Didarganj by 2017 visualizes to transform the areas beside river Ganga into no less than Marine Drive of Mumbai. The year of completion also coincides with the 350th birth anniversary celebration of Guru Govind Singh at Har Mandir Takht in Patna City area, when thousands of tourist would arrive here to pay homage to the great guru. The CM also announced to extend the project beyond Didarganj in the east to connect it with the Bakhtiyarpur bridge. The project will ease the traffic on one-lane Ashok Rajpath to a great extent. This would also give a fillip to the tourism sector in the City. Navayuga Engineering Company Limited of Hyderabad has been entrusted with the project work.

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