UP Government has allocated a sum of Rs. 1,150 crore for metro rail projects in the state budget which was presented on 22nd February 2023.
Kanpur and Agra metro projects have been sanctioned Rs. 585 crore and Rs. 465 crore respectively from the aforementioned amount. For preparing the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of metro projects in Varanasi, Gorakhpur and other cities, Rs.100 crore has been assigned in the budget.