Press Esc to close
Sunday 23 November 2014
News updated at 2:05 PM IST
Weather
Max: 0°C
Min : 0°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

Hyderabad Metro Rail to create 50,000 jobs

Last updated: 01 March, 2010
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS):

Hyderabad Metro Rail is expected to trigger mammoth economic activity in and around the city and provide employment to about 50,000 people, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah said Monday.

The Rs 12,132-crore metro project is to be completed in five years

The Rs 12,132-crore metro project is to be completed in five yearsThe chief minister, who reviewed the Rs.12,132-crore project at a meeting here, said it would provide employment for about 5,000 engineers and about 45,000 skilled and unskilled workers.

He also hoped that with a requirement of about 26 lakh tonnes of cement, two lakh tonnes of steel and 58 lakh cubic metres of concrete, the project will help set up many ancillary industries and machinery manufacturing and servicing units around Hyderabad. This would give fillip to developmental activities in various parts of Telangana, he added.
The Telangana region, which comprises 10 districts including Hyderabad, is currently witnessing movement for separate statehood.

Noting that Hyderabad Metro Rail project is back on track, he asked the officials to speed up the process to finalise works with a firm deadline.
All eight companies/consortia that filed pre-qualification bids have qualified to participate in financial bids which will be finalised in April.


The new concessionaire is expected to be in place by May.  
The ground work for the project will be launched in November and most of the sections will be thrown open for public travel in four years, while the whole project is expected to be completed in five years.

The companies/consortia qualified to participate in financial bids  are: Transstroy-OJSC Transstroy (Russia)-CR18G (China)-BEML  consortium; Reliance Infra-Reliance Infocomm consortium (ADAG); Lanco  Infra-OHL Concesiones (Spain) consortium; Essar-Leighton  (Australia)-Gayatri-VNR consortium; GMR Infra; GVK-Samsung (South  Korea) consortium; Soma-Strabag AG (Austria) consortium and Larsen & Toubro.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Elderly women take part in Tug-of War during annual month long sports competition...

Elderly women take part in Tug-of War during annual month long sports competition...

A tigress in a playfull mood at the Maharajbag Zoo in Nagpur, Maharashtra...

A tigress in a playfull mood at the Maharajbag Zoo in Nagpur, Maharashtra...

Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30 fighter aircrafts make a formation in the shape...

Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30 fighter aircrafts make a formation in the shape...

Players during the 3rd day of IBSF World Snooker Championship in Bengaluru...

Players during the 3rd day of IBSF World Snooker Championship in Bengaluru...

Interim President, BCCI Shivlal Yadav felicitates Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma at the BCCI...

Interim President, BCCI Shivlal Yadav felicitates Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma at the BCCI...

Migratory birds arrive to make nest at tree at Islampur in Birbhum district of West Bengal...

Migratory birds arrive to make nest at tree at Islampur in Birbhum district of West Bengal...

Decommissioned warship, INS Vikrant being wrecked at Darukhana ship breaking yard in Mumbai...

Decommissioned warship, INS Vikrant being wrecked at Darukhana ship breaking yard in Mumbai...

Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters make a formation during a parade for presentation...

Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters make a formation during a parade for presentation...

Indian Coast Guard launching Interceptor Boat c-416 at Hazira, Surat...

Indian Coast Guard launching Interceptor Boat c-416 at Hazira, Surat...

Arun Jaitley with Mega actors Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth...

Arun Jaitley with Mega actors Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523