31 August 2012

High Level Coordination Meeting Between SCR, GHMC, and HMRL Held on Various Developmental Works

Ahigh level co-ordination meeting has taken place between South Central Railway, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation and Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited at Railnilayam today, 30th August 2012. The meeting was chaired by Shri G.N.Asthana, General Manager, SCR and attended by Shri M.T. Krishna Babu, Commissioner, GHMC, Shri N.V.S.Reddy, Managing Director, HMRLand Shri T.Stanley Babu, Ex. Advisor, Govt of AP along with senior officials.

The joint meeting was conducted to discuss andsort outdifferent issues between the various agencies o­n development projects involving Railways in the twin cities.Detailed deliberations were held o­n the subjects of MMTS Phase - II; progress o­n widening of existing RUBs; construction of new ROB/ RUBs; road widening o­n the inner ring road ( Sangeeth Junction to Tarnaka) and various issues related to the o­ngoing Metro works o­n this stretch.

Shri G.N.Asthana, General Manager said that SCR has been providing all necessary help, where ever requiredin a proactive manner for taking up various public utility works in Twin cities. He added that SCR would continue to strive for early completion of various public infrastructural works like MMTS Phase-II and ROB/RUB works in close coordination with GHMC / State Government.

Regarding MMTS Phase-II, the Final Location Survey has already been commenced. The actual field works can start after approval of the detailed estimates and finalisation of agency following due process in this regard. The progress of widening / construction of each of the sanctioned ROB/ RUBs has been reviewedand it has been decided to have ajoint inspection atthe site where ever required by the officials from Railways and GHMC for expeditious clearance of current issues.

It has been jointly decided that senior officials from Railways and GHMC would meet at regular intervals and monitor all matters related to MMTS Phase-II and ROBs/ RUBs to accelerate the progress of works.