About Urban Public Transport
Urban public transport sector comprises of metro rail projects, Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) and other urban transit infrastructure. Total of 18 cities in India have an operational metro rail transit system whereas it is operational/under construction in 27 cities. The vision 2025 for urban public transport envisages for mass rapid transit system to be available in more than 50 cities in India by 2025. Under NIP, 50 projects worth INR 573,366 crore are to be implemented under Urban Transport / Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS).