PM Modi flags off Hyderabad Metro

Hyderabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the first phase of Hyderabad Metro and took a ride from Miyapur to Kukatpally. Modi was accompanied by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekar Rao, Governor ESL Narasimhan and other senior officials.

The 30 km-long stretch from Nagole to Miyapur has 24 stations covering several busy clusters and city landmarks, including the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Osmania University, Secunderabad Railway Station and major commercial hubs like Begumpet and Ameerpet.

This stretch of the largest metro project in the world in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode will be thrown open for commercial operations from Wednesday.