Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the first phase of the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project here.
The Chief Minister addressed a letter in this regard to the Prime Minister on Thursday. Since the PM is participating as chief guest at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit to be held in Hyderabad from November 28 to 30, the CM requested him to inaugurate the Metro Rail project (Phase One) during the period. The CM, in his letter, stated that the
Hyderabad Metro Rail Project is going to be the prestigious and biggest public transport system project in Hyderabad. The CM pointed out that the Rs 15,000 Crore project is the biggest project in the Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode in the country. The CM reminded the PM, that an invitation has already been given to the PM to inaugurate the project on May 25 itself, and desired that the PM should fix the programme in this November.
Hyderabad Metro Rail Project is taken up with three Corridors for a 72 Kms distance. In the first phase, the section between Miyapur and Ameerpet, a distance of 13 Kms and Ameerpet-Nagole (17 Kms) is completed. Works on stations has also been completed. Trail run has also been conducted successfully. All permissions required for safety have also been obtained. The government has decided to start these sections in November, KCR pointed out. (NSS)