Chennai : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister today introduced administrations on the second raised hall of Chennai Metro Rail Project here and commended the Center for supporting advancement in the state.
"I recognize backing of the administration of India in usage of the Metro Rail venture," she said while introducing the undertaking from the Secretariat through video conferencing.
The second lifted passageway covers a separation of 8.6 km from the Airport to Little Mount Station.
This stretch spreads stations at Airport, Meenambakkam, Nanganallur Road, Guindy and Little Mount, other than St Thomas Mount Metro Station on Corridor II of Metro Rail.
Taking note of the nearness of Union Ministers Venkaiah Naidu at the occasion, the Chief Minister said she had probably he would keep on steadfastly bolster Tamil Nadu's improvement.
Jayalalithaa likewise said that Union Minister of State Pon Radhakrishnan, who was additionally present there, had reliably tried to bring into Tamil Nadu expansive advancement ventures.
The primary metro train, guided by lady loco pilot Amsaveni, was hailed off by Jayalalithaa and Union priests from the Airport station.
Jayalalithaa had initiated the 10.15 km hoisted Koyambedu-Alandur segment on June 29 a year ago.
She said administrations on the 1.28 km stretch from Alandur to St Thomas Mount would likewise initiate not long after in the wake of getting freedom from Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety.
At the point when that gets to be practical, the whole 20 km lifted division of Chennai Metro Rail Project would be operational. It would associate with rural train administrations and mofussil and different transport administrations. Trains to be soon keep running on a circle line at Alandur would guarantee direct associations from Koyambedu to the airplane terminal, without changing at Alandur, she said.
"All these are steps towards understanding my vision of making Chennai a really current city of the 21st century with all comforts for its inhabitants," Jayalalithaa said.
She communicated certainty that the offer of open transport in Chennai would run up considerably with consistent mix of transports, rural train administrations, air administrations, metro rail and in the end the monorail.
Expressing gratitude toward Japan for its bolster, she said it was India's and Tamil Nadu's biggest advancement accomplice today and that she was certain that Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) would proceed with backing for the CMRP.
"We additionally ask for backing for other critical undertakings in the pipeline like the 400 million liters for each day Desalination Project close Chennai, Chennai Peripheral Ringroad Project and Tamil Nadu Investment Promotion Program Phase II," she said.
She saluted each one of those connected with the venture, "who have conveyed a present day mass travel framework to the city of Chennai."