The Chief Minister of Telangana recently flagged off the stretch of Hyderabad Metro between Hyderabad and its sister city Secunderabad. With this, Hyderabad Metro has become the second largest operational metro rail network in the country, only after the Delhi Metro Rail. Hyderabad Metro is also the biggest metro project in the world in Public ..
Delhi Metro: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News
The Delhi Metro has become the India’s first-ever project to receive power generated from a waste-to-energy plant. According to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), the project is also in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Swachh Bharat Mission”. This will also help in creating awareness on the importance of waste management and utilizing waste in ..
The Delhi Metro has become the first ever project in India to receive power generated from a Waste-to-Energy (WtE) plant. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has started receiving 2 MW power from a 12 MW capacity waste-to-energy plant in Ghazipur. Approximately DMRC will procure 17.5 million units per annum from the Ghazipur plant. Waste-To-Energy Plant ..
Recently, L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Limited has commissioned a 16 km stretch of elevated metro & hence completed one full stretch of the three corridor Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) project. Now, the total stretch of Hyderabad metro will be 46 km. With this, it has become the 2nd largest operational metro rail network in India ..
Elattuvalapil Sreedharan committee to be constituted by Union Government to lay down standards for metro rail systems in country
Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the proposal of setting up of a committee to lay down standards for metro rail systems in the country. The committee will be headed by E Sreedharan, who is also known as the ‘Metro Man’. The aim of this move is to cut costs in the construction and operation of ..
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) ) has signed an agreement with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on December 20, 2017 to execute the Swami Samarth Nagar-Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Metro VI corridor. As per the agreement, DMRC will invite bids and assign contracts for execution of civil work and for procurement of systems and services required ..
The Delhi Metro has become the world’s first completely ‘green’ Metro system for adhering to green building norms for its residential colonies. Delhi Metro has secured the platinum rating for adherence to green building norms for its 10 residential colonies from the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC).
Delhi Metro has become the first such railway project in the world to get carbon credits from UN’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) under the Kyoto Protocol, for helping in reduction of greenhouse emissions. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has helped in reduction in emission of harmful gases into the city’s atmosphere. In the process, it ..