The Hyderabad Metro Rail, one of Telangana's dream projects, has struggled to make their way back ever since the covid19 pandemic affected its services. However, in the past few months, the metro rail has been surrounded by a string of rumors of this year being its last and many stations defunct and what not.
To address all the above issues and to understand what is going wrong and how can HMR go about fixing it and cope up the Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao delegated a high-level committee that will examine every detail as to why the metro rail is still under loss and how to go about fixing them. The committee will also design plans to resume the proposed routes without much chaos in the daily lives of businesses and commuters and discuss the metro to airport plan.
With the L&T planning to back out seeing the losses of the metro, the chief minister recently met a top L&T official and discussed the panel and assured that the state would do everything to bail out this project from losses and get it back on track again. The committee comprises of MAUD Minister KT Rama Rao, R&B Minister V Prashanth Reddy, Chief Advisor to Government Rajiv Sharma, Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar, CM principal secretary Narsing Rao and Special Chief Secretary (Finance) K Ramakrishna Rao, Special Chief Secretary (MAUD) Arvind Kumar and Principal Secretary (Industry) Jayesh Ranjan.
These ministers will work closely with few people from the L&T to understand the situation better. "The services that made the daily commute to work and elsewhere so much easier for lakhs of people especially students and now that it is failing to return to its earlier hype is quite difficult to comprehend, and that is why an expert committee is delegated to examine the loopholes and come up with a solution," The Chief Minister said in a meeting.