Hyderabad Metro Rail first phase run in 20 km stretch from Nagole to Mettuguda and Miyapur to S R Nagar will be taken up in March 2017 on Ugadi Day or on Telangana formation day on June 2nd.
HMR Managing Director N V S Reddy said, There is no truth in reports that the project was being delayed and L & T which is executing the project was pulling out.
Except, Old city stretch of 6 km, Rest 60 km foundation works had been completed. Erection of Pillars for 57 km and 48 km of viaduct were also been completed. Six km of foundation and 9 km of laying pillars were pending. A total of 70% works are completed and 66 km stretch of Metro Rail project by next year end.