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Hyderabad, August 4, 2015: A 12 member team of senior journalists from Jaipur called on MD, Hyderabad Metro Railway (HMR), NVS Reddy today at Metro Rail Bhavan, Hyderabad. Stating that they have heard a lot about the international recognition that the Hyderabad Metro Rail project is getting, they requested the MD to explain the unique features of the project. Speaking to the media delegation, VS Reddy emphasised on the need to improve infrastructure facilities, reduce pollution levels and make Indian cities more liveable and competitive to attract investments in this globalised era.

Explaining the constant design improvement and features of Hyderabad Metro Rail, MD, HMR pointed out that the project is being used to transform Hyderabad as a people friendly green city. Special facilities that are being created for women, children, elderly and differently abled people; creation of quality public space at Metro Rail stations; rejuvenation of certain areas were explained.

Responding to the media team’s request for suggestions for improvement of infrastructure facilities in Jaipur city, MD, HMR pointed out the similarities of Jaipur and Hyderabad cities with rich history and magnificent heritage structures and observed that these two cities can be made international tourist destinations and shared some ideas with them as to how Jaipur can be transformed as a rominent city.