In different information, days after a woman and her son were crushed to death after a Metro pillar underneath building collapsed on them, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) managing director Anjum Parvez has been summoned for questioning. According to police sources, Parvez was referred to as for questioning on Friday however he cited well being points and responded that he wouldn’t have the ability to seem. Parvez will likely be summoned once more and he has said that he would seem for questioning as soon as his well being situation improves.
Know Your City: Tales of bravery housed at Madras Sappers’ museum in Bengaluru
The Madras Engineer Group (MEG), popularly often known as the Madras Sappers, is a bunch of the Corps of Engineers within the Indian Army. Its headquarters – positioned at Halasuru in Bengaluru – have been chosen because the venue for the Army Day parade this yr. After India’s Independence, the Army Day parade will happen exterior the nationwide capital for the primary time.
The Madras Sappers draw their origin from the erstwhile Madras Presidency Army of the British Raj and are older than the opposite two teams of the Corps of Engineers – Bengal Sappers and Bombay Sappers. (Read more)
The Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) has invited the commissioner of metro rail security to examine the metro work between KR Puram and Whitefield, which is anticipated to be thrown open in March, in response to BMRCL MD Anjum Parvez.
The inspection work will embrace checking of tracks, station security, signalling, electrical institution on the stretch. “We have submitted all the required documents related to the metro work on this stretch to the metro rail safety commission. The commissioner is expected to start the inspection work on February 16 and submit the report in four to five days. After that we will begin our trial runs. We are expecting the stretch to be ready for operations from March this year,” stated Parvez.
While the KR Puram-Whitefield stretch is a part of the section 1 metro work of the Baiyappanahalli-Whitefield stretch, the section 2 metro work between KR Puram and Baiyappanahalli will begin solely by June. “Under phase 2 we still have a major challenge to address, which is the railway crossing line near the Baiyappanahalli depot. Once the work is completed, we can expect the operations to start in June. Until then, we will be arranging BMTC feeder buses from KR Puram to Baiyappanahalli, for passengers who want to travel beyond KR Puram from Whitefield,” stated Parvez.