News and Press Release - Dated:- 13-3-2018 - The Managing Director, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Shri Mangu Singh said that there is a need for expansion of metro transportation in tier-II cities. He said that it is not necessary that every city has a metro system, rather it should be based on the requirements of each city. In this regard, he mentioned that they have recommended alternative transport mode for Dehradun, capital of Uttarakhand. Shir Singh was delivering the inaugural address at the first regional conference on Mass Rapid Transport System (MRTS) for Urban Areas - Opportunities and Challenges in Kolkata today. Shri Rakesh Ranjan, Advisor, NITI Aayog stated, MRTS which is beyond metro rail, has a critical role in regional connectivity. However, issues of under-investment in MRTS needs to be addressed, he said. He also spoke in length on the financial viability of metro railway system in the light of investment requirement in urban transport system which amounts to &

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