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Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje to flag off Jaipur Metro today

India TV News Desk 03 Jun 2015, 8:22:12 IST
India TV News Desk

Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje would flag off the Jaipur Metro Rail here today.

Raje will flag off the metro service at 11AM after which it will be thrown open to the public from 2 PM onwards.

"The CM will inaugurate the metro rail at a function here on June 3," Jaipur Metro PRO Yashwant Kumar said.

The first phase of the Jaipur Metro project, which was initiated by the previous Congress government, is being constructed in two parts -- 1-A and 1-B.

Part 1-A, which is 9.7 km long from Mansarover to Chandpole, will be dedicated on June 3, while the work on 1-B from Chandpole to Badi Chaupad (2.3 km) is going on.

The Metro operations will begin from 6.45 AM and will continue till 9 PM.

The fare for the 9-km stretch is slated to be in slabs of Rs 5, Rs 10 and Rs 15.

The frequency is scheduled to be 10 minutes in peak hours and 15 minutes in off-peak hours.