Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) and Bhiwandi Nizampur Municipal
Corporation (BNMC) have given their for MMRDA's 30-km Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan monorail line. KDMC and BNMC are also part of the project.
The MMRDA is likely to receive similar consent from Thane Muncipal
Corporation (TMC) shortly. Once TMC nod is received, the MMRDA is expected to
submit the proposal to the Union Government for Viability Gap Funding and later
on invite the bidding process.
Feasibility study for the proposed monorail line has already been completed.
The Rs 3,750 crore Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan monorail project is likely to have a
station at every km. It is to be implemented on PPP basis and will be operated
by a private party for a stipulated period of time.