Hyderabad

Shuttle service between HC and MGBS metro station launched

To be operational from Monday to Saturday

Chief Justice of High Court of Telangana Raghvendra Singh Chauhan launched shuttle services between Telangana High Court and the MGBS Metro station on the High Court premises on Monday.

The shuttle services will be operational from Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Every 15 minutes, the service will be available and would cater to the needs of High Court lawyers, staff and others who visit the High Court in large numbers.

The Chief Justice has asked HMR managing director N.V.S. Reddy to increase the frequency of the shuttle service during peak hours and also requested him to introduce similar services for all other district courts located in twin cities from the nearest metro station.

For the first week, the shuttle services will be free and later ₹15 will be charged for each trip from MGBS Metro Station to High Court and vice-versa, said Mr. Reddy. On the occasion, Justice Chauhan underlined the importance of public transport system to help reduce traffic congestion and pollution levels and advised the MD to give wide publicity, put up signage boards etc., so to make people aware of the facility. Justice Naveen Rao requested the Mr. Reddy to introduce more electric vehicles to encourage green mobility in the city.

Justice A. Rajashekher Reddy, Justice A. Abhishek Reddy, Justice Challa Kodanda Ram, president of Bar Association T. Surya Karan Reddy, general secretaries Rajinikanth Reddy and M. Sudarshan; and L&TMRH MD and CEO K.V.B.Reddy; CEO Anil Kumar Saini, HMR DCP A. Balakrishna, senior lawyers and court officials participated in the function.

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