Date of Release:
Jul 1 2014
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) study of multi billion Metro Bus Project stated that the proposed project is expected to improve public transport facility with dedicated lanes reducing accidents and consumption of time and fuel.
“The project will generate new opportunities for skilled/unskilled manpower. The total environmental cost has been worked out to be Rs178.37 million that includes Rs429,000 (monitoring cost), Rs100,000 (environmental training cost) and Rs177,844,674 (plantation cost),” it said.