Hyderabad Metro Rail Likely To Be On Tracks In '17
Telangana Chief Secretary SP Singh directed senior officials to expedite the acquisition of the required properties and complete it within this year.
Hyderabad | 11th January 2017
The ongoing 72 km Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) project is approaching its final phase and to mark this, Telangana Chief Secretary S P Singh today directed senior officials to expedite the acquisition of the required properties in different parts of the city.
Upon being directed by Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, Singh who presided over a meeting of the Special Task Force on the progress of the metro works, urged the officials to complete the project in this year.
He directed Collectors of the Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy districts and the city's Civic Commissioner to expedite the acquisition of the remaining properties needed for laying the Metro Rail tracks and stations in Badichowdi, Sultan Bazar and Putlibowli, Krishna Nagar, Yousufguda and Jubilee Hills.
HMR Managing Director N V S Reddy later made a detailed presentation on the progress of the work. He said that 61 km of foundations, 59 km of pillars and 50 km of viaduct works have been completed so far.
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