Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, South Central Railway held a meeting with Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA), National Building Construction Corporation (NBCC) and State Government Officials on 4th January, 2018 at Tirupati. Vijay Pratap Singh, Divisional Railway Manager, Guntakal and R. Dhananjayulu, Divisional Railway Manager, Vijayawada were also amongst the officials present.
Vinod Kumar Yadav addressing the meeting, instructed the railway officials to submit the requirements regarding operational requirements related to Tirupati and Nellore stations integrated development. He also discussed on other issues like traffic congestion, office building plans and passenger amenities covering retiring rooms, FOBs, Subways and Parking area etc. Later, Tirupati Urban Development Authority(TUDA) Vice Chairman and Municipal Commissioner, Tirupati and Traffic police officials joined the meeting and discussed on approach roads, traffic regulations and other issued related to integrated development works and shared their suggestions and views.
The meeting was focused on major and minor issues pertaining to integrated development of Tirupati and Nellore Railway stations. Major issues such as providing of culvert near LC.No.106 near Poojita residency to avoid the inundation of the proposed southern entrance for Tirupati railway station, Railway Under bridge (RUB) at Rayalcheruvu gate and relocation of the railway reservation counter to have better look and feel to the Govindaraj Swamy pushkarini to be taken up under smart city mission etc.
Later, Ms.Sugunamma, Hon’ble MLA, Tirupati and Narsimha Yadav, Chairman, TUDA met General Manager, SCR at Tirupati railway station and discussed on rail developmental issues of Tirupati Railway station etc.