PM to lay foundation for Kishangarh airport, Jaipur Metro Phase I-B

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will lay foundation stones for airport in Kishangarh near Ajmer and Jaipur Metro Rail phase-1B Today, 21st September 2013. The airport will come up at Kishangarh, about 100 km from Jaipur and 35 km near Ajmer. It will cater to demands of pilgrims who visit Ajmer Dargah Sharief and Pushkar Lake. The new airport, estimated to cost Rs.160 crore, is likely to start operation in 2016. Later, he will lay the foundation stone for underground construction of Metro Rail at a ceremony in proposed Chandpole station here to be built by Continental Engineering Corporation (CEC) at a cost of Rs. 507 crore in next three years. The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone for the next phase of the Metro Rail project between Chandpole and Bari-Chaupar.