The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation and the Central Public Works Department have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide technical assistance as well as execute finishing and service works for the construction of the Metro loop corridor. The project will boost connectivity to the new Central Secretariat buildings, which are under construction as part of the Central Vista Area Redevelopment project. CPWD has planned to build a three km metro loop corridor connecting the existing Metro network with the new buildings.
As per the MoU, DMRC will prepare the Detailed Project Report (DPR) apart from finalizing the horizontal and vertical alignment of the tracks and tunnels along with sizing of facilities like platforms, support services and maintenance facilities. DMRC will also appoint the Detailed Design Consultant for the project and CPWD will carry out the basic civil structure construction work. DMRC will also execute all other finishing and services works. An underground Metro loop corridor connecting four Common Central Secretariat stations with the existing Central Secretariat Metro station is being proposed to cater to the office goers who shall travel to these offices using the Metro services.