Centre inaugurates Joka-Taratala stretch of Kolkata metro 

The central government has inaugurated the 6.5 km long Joka-Taratala stretch of the Kolkata metro expansion project on December 31, 2022. Commercial operations on the stretch commenced on January 2, 2023. The project involves the expansion of the existing metro rail network in Kolkata, West Bengal, by 88.55 km at an investment of Rs 119.29 billion.