The government has allocated Rs. 6.53 billion for the metro rail project. Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said this in his budget speech for the coming fiscal year.
He said that a detailed study report of Birgunj-Kathmandu Railway and Kathmandu Metro Rail would be prepared. He said that the transport will be operated up to Vijaypur.
He said that arrangements have been made for resource management for land processing in Vijaypura, Bardibas and Biratnagar sections.