Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News January 15 Highlights: After missing several deadlines, the Yelachenahalli-Silk Institute line of Metro Phase-2was inaugurated by Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri.
The 6.29-km elevated line will have five stations – Konanakunte Cross, Doddakallasandra, Vajrahalli, Thalaghattapura and Silk Institute.
The complete work on Phase 2, which contains a metro network of 74 km, are set to be completed by 2024 at a cost of Rs 30,695 crore.
On the occasion, the CM also inaugurated a 73-metre long and 4-metre foot-over bridge across NH 48 for providing connectivity to the Nagasandra Metro station.
BMRCL also opened the MG Road Metro station to be used as a foot-over bridge.