Hyderabad Metro Rail: TS to review Acquisition of Properties

Efforts on to expedite Hyderabad Metro; L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Ltd. told to adhere to the deadline

HMR review TSHyderabad: Once again the cases of properties held up in court litigations for acquisition to the metro rail project came up for discussion in the weekly Special Task Force (STF) meeting presided over by TS Chief Secretary Rajiv Sharma on Tuesday.

Mr.Sharma after going through the presentation made by Hyderabad Metro Rail managing director N.V.S. Reddy called for a more focused review of these cases so that the project would not get delayed. While reviewing the status of metro pillars & viaduct works, the CS advised L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Ltd., to adhere to the targeted dates of completion without allowing any time lags.

L&TMRHL was also asked to handover the road stretches where the metro rail construction activity is completed to GHMC but ensuring that the stretches are debris free and carriageway restored for smooth flow of traffic. Joint inspections by the senior officials of the municipal corporation, traffic police and metro rail authorities was necessary, he added.

A suggestion to provide for LED lights along the metro rail corridors in the stretches where streetlights are being relocated to facilitate the metro Rail works was also accepted at the meeting, a press release said.