SPVs for Vijayawada & Vizag Metro Rail projects formed; DPRs to be ready by end-March

हेदराबाद Hyderabad: Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) have been formed for Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam Metro Rail projects and the Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) were under preparation, according Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) officials.

This was conveyed to Chief Secretary I.Y.R. Krishna Rao during a review meeting with DMRC officials here on the progress of the two projects. The DPRs were in progress for covering a length of 39 km in Visakhapatnam and 25 km in Vijayawada.

The Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh requested the DMRC to complete the DPRs by the end of March and directed Principal Secretary, Municipal Administration and Urban Development, A. Giridhar to approach the Government of India to get funds according to the commitment in the A.P. Reorganisation Act.

The Chief Secretary also conducted a meeting with the Tourism Officials to discuss Shilparamam and tourism issues.