Deadline of August 2018 to complete the Hyderabad Metro Rail project.

Written by | December 1, 2016 | 0

Hyderabad: Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has fixed a deadline of August 2018 to complete the Hyderabad Metro Rail project. The Chief Minister reviewed the progress of Metro project with officials of state government and project developer L&T.

L&T Metro chairman S.N. Subramanian and MD Shivanand, Hyderabad Metro Rail MD S.N.V.S. Reddy, Chief Minister’s principal secretary S. Narsing Rao and other senior officials participated in the review meeting held at the Chief Minister’s camp office on Wednesday.

 The Chief Minister directed officials to complete Metro Corridor-I from Miyapur to LB Nagar by November 2017 giving indications that the Metro Rail commercial operations would be launched only by November 2017.

Mr Rao asked officials to expedite completion of Metro project since it would help in resolving  the traffic woes in city to some extent.

The original deadline to complete project as per the agreement was July 2017, which has now been extended by about a year’s time.

The Chief Minister said that the state government would extend all its help for the speedy completion of the Metro Rail project.

Filed in: Hyderabad

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