LUCKNOW (Metro Rail News): A group of around 30 children from Vigyan Foundation today took Lucknow Metro’s joy ride along with their teachers and staff of Vigyan Foundation. Enroute their journey, the enthusiastic children couldn’t take their eyes off the bird’s eye view of the city that the metro ride offered.
The children took a two-way metro ride between Sachivalaya and Munshipulia Metro station. It was the first time after the Covid-19 crisis that metro staff had arranged such a joyful event for the children. A drawing competition was also organized for the children of Vigyan Foundation at Sachivalaya Metro station in which 1st, 2nd and 3rd position holders (winners) were awarded special gifts along with consolation prizes for other participants.
The beaming children were all smiles as they posed for pictures in front of the ‘Art Wall’ at Sachivalaya Metro station and toured the vibrant concourse. Metro staff also provided them some refreshments. Children thanked the metro staff for making their first journey in Lucknow Metro a memorable one.
Shri Sushil Kumar, Director (Operations), UPMRC interacted with students of Vigyan Foundation and said.” Lucknow Metro has always taken by the social responsibility to provide the best passenger service to the people of Lucknow since its inception. On the humanitarian front, we organize special activities for the underprivileged, needy and special factions of society. We also give the opportunity to the kids, children & students to experience the facilities of our world-class Metro system. Today the children actively participated in the competition with full enthusiasm and vigour and we will continue to motivate them to perform even better in upcoming events. The drawings of today’s winners will be showcased and displayed at one of our Metro stations for the public. Lucknow Metro is the safest mode of travel and continues to provide seamless connectivity and convenient commuting experience to the people of Lucknow.”