HYDERABAD (Metro Rail News): The Telangana government will begin efforts to bring a high-speed train between Hyderabad and Vijayawada, industries minister KT Rama Rao said.
The high-speed train is realised it would immensely benefit both the states, especially towns abutting the national highways said the minister, who participated in various developmental works and Haritha Haram programme in Huzurnagar assembly constituency in Suryapet and Nalgonda districts.
The minister is interested in getting high-speed trains connecting Hyderabad with Vijayawada Last year, he had expressed annoyance when the Centre did not include Hyderabad in 10 new high-speed train corridors and tweeted to the Piyush Goyal, railway minister how did the Centre neglect Hyderabad (the fifth largest city in the country) in the High-speed train corridor. The AP government had also shown interest in a high-speed train route between Hyderabad and Vijayawada.
Although, the minister inaugurated the RDO office and laid the foundation stone for an urban park and a skill development centre in Huzurnagar. He said chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had brought administrative reforms for the convenience of the people by creating more revenue divisions, mandals and districts.
“Though the government was going through a financial crisis due to Covid-19 pandemic, it had released Rs 7,000 crore to 54 lakh farmers under Rythu Bandhu scheme apart from continuing schemes such as Kalyana Lakshmi, Aasara pensions and Shaadi Mubarak,” KTR said in the presence of TPCC chief N Uttam Kumar Reddy and MP B Lingaiah Yadav.