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Metro train service not feasible in Bhubaneswar & Cuttack till 2041 as per survey: Minister

Housing and Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena informed the House that the metro service is not feasible on the basis of population.

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The Odisha government on Tuesday said that metro train service is not feasible in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack till 2041 as per a survey.

Housing and Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena said this while replying to a question of Congress member Suresh Routray in the Assembly.

He said there is no such plan or proposal regarding metro rail service in the two cities.
He said a survey to study the feasibility of the metro service, was jointly conducted by the Central government and the state government.

Tender was also floated while five companies expressed interest.