Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line termed as ‘knowledge corridor’ of NCR

The Delhi Metro Magenta Line is touted as the ‘knowledge corridor’ of Delhi since it will connect four major universities of the National Capital Region.

This section of Janakpuri West-Kalkaji Mandir section will make the commute easy for students to the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) among others.

Last year, the Jamia Milia Islamia University and Noida’s Amity University also got Metro connectivity through the section of Botanical Garden-Kalkaji Mandir section.

Dedicated stations will be—Munirka station for JNU, IIT station for IIT, Jamia Milia Islamia station for the Jamia Milia Islamia University and Okhla Bird Sanctuary station for the Amity University.

This section is the longest stretch under the Delhi Metro’s Phase 3 project and comprises of 16 stations.

This section will be flagged off by Hardeep Singh Puri,  Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs and Delhi’s Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on 28 May from the Nehru Enclave Metro Station.

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