Hyderabad, Aug 6: Hyderabad Metro Rail Project is the crown jewel of twin cities and the citizens shall make use of this modern public transport facility regularly, said Governor of Telangana ESL Narasimhan here on today Tuesday.
In an impromptu programme, the Governor along with his wife Vimala Narasimhan and grand-daughter has travelled this afternoon from Ameerpet junction to Nagole Metro Station as a common citizen and visited Uppal Metro Depot. HMRL Managing Director NVS Reddy accompanied the Governor in the Metro travel.
L&THMRL MD KVB Reddy and other senior officials have received the Governor at Nagole Metro Station and took him round the Metro Depot. The officials have shown him the state of the art features of the Hyderabad Metro Rail project and particularly the functioning of Operation Command Control (OCC) Room.
Earlier, the Governor and lady Governor have planted fruit bearing saplings in the premises of L&T Metro Rail Depot.
In the return journey from Nagole, the Governor has got down at Begumpet Metro Station. While speaking to the media at Begumpet Metro Station, the Governor said, “The maintenance of Metro stations and operational systems are excellent.” and added He personally congratulated HMRL MD NVS Reddy and his team of officers”.
Replying to a query the Governor said, he himself has inaugurated the Metro Rail operations between Ameerpet Junction to LB Nagar Metro Station and Ameerpet Jn to Hitec City Metro Station about a year back and in this context, he wished to travel today in the Hyderabad Metro to get the first hand information.