Fact check: Nagpur metro gives 851 Crore contract to china

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Chinese Company gets 851 crore rupees contract from Nagpur Metro!
And we are fighting by China on social media and fight by China.

Ayupp facts check Analysis –   Yes indeed this is strange but true. This news was there last year in 16th Oct, 2016.

Nagpur: Maharashtra Government and Chinese Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for manufacture and supply of rolling stock like coaches to Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation (NMRCL) popularly named Majhi Metro at a glittering ceremony held at Hotel Radisson Blu.

The NMRCL on the occasion handed over Letter of Acceptance (LoA) to China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation in the presence of galaxy of dignitaries including Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari.

Besides, CRRC under the Make In India project proposes to invest Rs 1500 crore in phases for the establishment of rolling stock manufacturing unit in Butibori industrial estate near Nagpur. Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation will provide about 150-200 acres of land for the upcoming unit. Memorandum of understanding was signed by the state Development Commissioner Vijay Singhal while CRRC was represented by Zhang Min Yu. CRCC has already supplied coaches for metro projects in Ghaziabad and Gurgaon.

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http://www.nagpurtoday.in/mou-to-run-majhi-metro-with-china-made-coaches-signed/10160023

http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/china-railway-rolling-stock-corp-bags-rs-851-cr-nagpur-metro-contract-116101500600_1.html

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