HYDERABAD: To improve public transport system in Greater Hyderabad limits, State Government has decided to form a Special Task Force team, Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MAUD), KT Rama Rao said. The minister held a review meeting with Transport Minister P Mahender Reddy and officials from various departments at Metro Rail Bhavan on Monday and directed officials from various departments concerned to make efforts to provide last mile connectivity to Metro stations in the city and extend the reach and convenience of public transportation.
In the light of Metro Rail works nearing completion, there is need to interlink it with other modes of public transport. Transport department, Telangana State Road Corporation, SETWIN and Hyderabad Metro rail Limited should work together to provide last-mile connectivity to the commuters.
A Task Force would be formed and Principal Secretaries of MAUD, Transport, HMRL Managing Director, SETWIN, GHMC, South Central Railway (SCR) will be its members. To strengthen the city transportation system, Minister sought the task force to provide various suggestion to the government including the use of modern technologies. Within two months, they should come out a primary draft report.