STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Modi to get Hyderabad Metro chugging soon

The Hyderabad Metro Rail project will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will start to chug along from November 28.

Published: 18th November 2017 11:35 PM  |   Last Updated: 19th November 2017 08:20 AM   |  A+A-

Hyderabad Metro. (File Photo)

HYDERABAD : The Hyderabad Metro Rail project will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will start to chug along from November 28.The first phase will cover the 13 km stretch between Miyapur and Ameerpet (Corridor-I) and 17 km route between Ameerpet and Nagole (Corridor-III).
The project was delayed  in the erstwhile State due to delays in permissions, like acquisition of critical properties, presence of religious and sensitive structures on the way and denial of Right of Way permission.

Acquisition of open space in front of Allauddin building, demolition of Jabbar building in Begumpet (which had been pending for almost 20 years), acquisition of one acre from Sarathi Studios at Ameerpet, open land at lSKCON Temple, SPG Church in Secunderabad and Old Gandhi Hospital premises helped cross major hurdles for the project.

Similarly, Right of Way through one-and-a-half km  stretch of Defence and Cantonment areas (pending for about four years) was sorted out and permission obtained from the Union Defence Minister with intervention of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao in June 2014.

The government is also developing multi-level parking complexes in PPP mode at Nampally, Gopalapuram, Old Gandhi Hospital (Secunderabad), Koti, Uppal and Tarnaka. The Secunderabad Railway Station would be connected to two metro stations and eight bus stands at the Old Gandhi Hospital premises to develop an inter-modal transportation hub with world-class facilities.

Stay up to date on all the latest The Sunday Standard news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp