Hyderabad: HMRL Managing Director NVS Reddy and General Officer Commanding (GOC) of Telangana & Andhra Sub-Area Major General N Srinivas Rao inspected the Sainik Aramghar works being executed by Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL) on Old Gandhi Hospital premises in Secunderabad.
As a part of the overall package deal between Defence ministry and the State Government, HMRL is constructing Sainik Aramghar (rest house) for the soldiers and Military Officers in about 1.68 acre near Secunderabad Railway station in lieu of 2.15 acre of Defence land given to HMRL for construction of Parade grounds interchange station.
The four-storied Sainik Aramghar with a built up area of 60,560 sft is being constructed by HMRL at a cost of Rs.9.36 crore.
The works of Sainik Aramghar are in advanced stage of completion and appreciating the quality of construction and the top class facilities being provided in it, Major General NS Rao stated that this is a fine example of civil-military cooperation and the building will be very useful for the Military fraternity for their transit from Secunderabad Railway station.
Instructing HMRL engineers to complete the Sainik Aramghar in the next few months with all amenities, NVS Reddy emphasized on the need for all civil organizations contributing their share to provide logistics support and other facilities for the Military personnel who undergo considerable personal inconvenience and make supreme sacrifice in protecting the country.
Quartermaster, Headquarters Col Atul Rajput; Superintending Engineer, HMRL C Vinod Kumar; Executive Engineer, HMRL Srilakshmi and other officers from Defence and HMRL participated in the inspection held on Friday. (INN)