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Encroachemnts will be cleared at Metro Stations

Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) Managing Director N.V.S Reddy said all the encroachments near HMR station in Miyapur will be cleared shortly and state-of-the-art footpaths, street furniture, bus bays, auto bays, etc will be set up in the area. Inspecting the ongoing streetscaping works in and around Miyapur Metro station on Saturday, Mr. Reddy said world class facilities will be provided at the stations.. Read More »

Supreme court order to take the possession of affected areas in Ameerpet and Nampally

HMRL - The Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited got major relief from supreme court, as per the court go for acquisition in Nampally and Ameerpet areas. Earlier the land acquisition was passed based on old Land Acquisition Act in 2013. The owners of these properties approached the High court to pay the compensation based on new Land Acquisition Act. Read More »

MMTS Ticket Booking using UTS Mobile App step by step guide

The country is moving towards digital money to save the amount of valuable time, paper less usage, eco friendly and for convenience traveling in MMTS and sub urban trains. UTS app is developed and maintain by Center for railway information system (CRIS), to give more freedom to people and encourage cashless economy the railways came up with this UTS mobile app, which stands for unreserved ticketing system. Read More »

MMTS phase 2 work will speed up with the funds allocated to South Central Railway (SCR)

Multi-Modal Transit System (MMTS) Phase-II rural rail extend for the capital got a major lift in the Union Budget with the Railway Ministry apportioning Rs. 100 crore as its share towards its finish. Another tranche of Rs. 16 crore was for Ghatkesar-Yadadri augmentation under a similar venture.The SCR was looking forward at going into a concurrence with the State government for redevelopment of Secunderabad Railway Station, development of another terminal at Cherlapally and fruition of MMTS stage II, Yadav said. A comparative joint wander was shaped with the Andhra Pradesh government for infrastructural advancement in the neighboring State, he said. Read More »

New Metro Policy in budget 2017-2018

The proposed Metro rail approach could be useful to the continuous Metro rail development here, opined Federation of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FTAPCCI) office bearers at spending assessment meet on Wednesday. In the meet FTAPCCI president Ravindra Modi said that financial plan, which depended on rancher welfare, rustic, youth, poor and under advantaged, foundation, monetary soundness, financial deficiency, digitisation, open part venture, monetary administration, ought to have made a refinement between Value Added Tax (VAT) and Goods and Services Tax (GST). "The FTAPCCI among different bodies have been requesting the Government to make GST go along by a solitary section for merchandise which are as of now sorted in various classifications," he said. Rail well being presented as a component of the rail, street and water transport advancement is an appreciated stride, he included. Read More »

No Service Tax on IRCTC e-Tickets and i-tickets

The booking of rail tickets online through the IRCTC site has recently turned out to be less expensive. In the Union Budget 2017 exhibited today, Arun Jaitley said IRCTC will no longer exact service charge on tickets booked online through the IRCTC site. Prior, an administration assessment of Rs. 20 needed to paid while booking Sleeper Class tickets and Rs. 40 for AC class tickets and 80 rupees charged for i-tickets. "Benefit charges on e-tickets booked through IRCTC will be pulled back. Cashless reservations have gone up from 58 for every penny to 68 for each penny," Mr Jaitley said. Read More »