HYDERABAD: Chief Secretary, Pankaj Dwivedi who reviewed progress of Hyderabad Metro Rail project with Special Task Force on Wednesday, urged all agencies to speed up permission and facilitation work. He instructed principal secretaries and heads of organisation to treat HMR requirements as “top priority”. Based on a presentation made by HMR managing director, NVS Reddy, Dwivedi asked AP Transco managing director Ajay Jain, APCPDCL MD Anantha Ramu, GHMC commissioner MT Krishna Babu and others to execute metro facilitation work on a fast-track basis.
SCR approval has been secured for Bhoiguda station at Metro Rail Corridor-II crossing as also for all 8 metro rail crossings.
To fast track road widening in critical stretches of 9.2 km, a second land acquisition officer has been posted at GHMC.
One land acquisition unit will also be deputed from HMDA to GHMC.
Defence authorities have agreed to hand over 3 acres of land in Parade Grounds area on basis of an assurance from the government to give equivalent value land of 25 acres at Jawaharnagar.
HMR officials said formation of alternative road along Hyderabad nala is going on at a fast pace and after its completion, the road passing through Uppal metro depot will be disconnected to further facilitate depot works