Waiting For New Mumbai Metro Lines? Well, Mumbai Metro Construction Will Be Faster; Here Is How

by Mallika Khurana
Waiting For New Mumbai Metro Lines? Well, Mumbai Metro Construction Will Be Faster; Here Is How

Dr. Sanjay Mukherjee, the metropolitan commissioner of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), has unveiled a daring plan to quicken the construction of Mumbai’s Metro corridors and reduce potential delays. This innovative strategy calls for the formation of specialised teams of professionals for each Metro line. It seeks to innovate the building process and guarantee smooth coordination for prompt execution.

Revolutionising Mumbai Metro Construction

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This new approach stands out as a vital step towards achieving punctuality and precision in the midst of the rapid advancement of ongoing Metro corridor projects within the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). According to Mid-Day, Dr. Mukherjee’s analysis of this transformational project reveals that prior difficulties in areas like electrical and civil work resulted from a lack of clear ownership, potentially creating bottlenecks. By appointing team leaders and directors for each Metro line, this strategy causes a striking shift in perspective.

The appointment of three directors is the central component of the revised methodology. They will each be responsible for managing a specific Metro line. This division of duties will give the construction process a great level of focus and accountability. Directors, chief engineers, and team leaders each have specific responsibilities that are clearly defined by administrative rules. It will support improved departmental synchronisation and coordination between various systems and civil engineering.

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Innovative Approaches To Construction

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The MMRDA is also planning to overhaul the procurement procedure by enacting bulk discounts for goods. With this streamlined procurement approach, a more efficient workflow will be possible. Every stage of the building process will include interfaces created to maximise efficiency in order to advance things even more quickly.

The Metro Line 5 connecting Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan, the Metro Line 4 connecting Wadala-Kasarvadavli (Thane), and the Metro Line 2B connecting DN Nagar to Madale are just a few of the notable Metro corridors currently being built in the MMR. The Metro Line 6, which runs from Swami Samarth Nagar to Vikhroli (EEH), and the extension of Line 7, known as Metro Line 9, which links Andheri to CSIA and Dahisar to Mira-Bhayander, both serve as additional examples of the ongoing construction projects. The MMRDA has confirmed that construction is moving along at a faster pace.

Mumbai’s journey towards improved connectivity and sustainable urban growth is taking a significant leap forward.

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