This Wednesday Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Chandrababu Naidu had a discussion with the officials of Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) of Andhra Pradesh. The discussion emphasised on cost effective measures for mass transit which comprises of light metro and elevated BRTS.
Chandrababu Naidu had proposed the Vijayawada Metro Rail project to reduce the heavy traffic. RVR Associates were given the responsibility of the survey work for the same in 2014. Soil, topographical and environmental surveys have also been completed. Principal Advisor of DMRC, E.Sreedharan has already submitted a comprehensive project report on Vijayawada Metro to the CM of Andhra Pradesh. The operation is expected to begin by 2020.