Metro: Property Acquisition by Dec-end

Published: 21st November 2014 06:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st November 2014 06:06 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: The Telangana government has asked the South Central Railway (SCR) to hand over the stretch of land between Lekha Bhavan and Oliphenta bridge for widening of the road and construction of a Metro Rail station and another small portion of railways land for formation of an approach road for Alugaddabavi road under bridge.

Targets have been given to the land acquisition and town planning wings of GHMC for acquisition of 283  properties by December-end for road-widening in three Metro Rail corridors for ensuring smooth flow of traffic. Telangana Chief Secretary Rajiv Sharma held a meeting of Special Task Force (STF) on Thursday and reviewed the progress of Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) project.

The CS told senior officials that there is a sense of urgency and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is particular to see that HMR project is completed as per schedule. HMR sought permission for sharing of right of way at Imlibun in RTC land for MGBS inter-change station which has been agreed upon by RTC managing director Purnachandra Rao. This will facilitate L&TMRHL to take up construction of MGBS inter-change Station.  Police department has been asked to hand over police properties at Chikkadpally traffic police station, Gopalpuram PS and quarters at the earliest.

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