Government appoints DMRC principal advisor Sridharan as its advisor
September 1, 2014 - Hyderabad
Andhra Pradesh State Government on Monday handed over the responsibility of construction of Metro Rail job in Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).
The State Government has appointed Chief Advisor to DMRC E.Sridharan as the advisor to the AP Metro Rail Project. This decision was taken by the Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu in a meeting he had with Sridharan. Naidu announced the government’s intentions to set up metro rail projects in Visakhapatnam and VGTM (Vijayawada, Guntur, Tenali and Mangalagiri) area.
The Chief Minister wanted Sridharan to complete both the projects in three and half year’s time and wanted him to prepare a feasibility report for a rail based mass rapid transit system.
Sridharan assured the Chief Minister that the DMRC would support and assist the State Government in every way possible.