Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has been assisting for Intelligent
Transportation System (ITS) implementation on Outer Ring Road (ORR) in Hyderabad, under
Assistance for the Introduction of ITS Related to the Hyderabad Outer Ring Road Constructio n
Project. Aiming at the synergy effect by applying the ITS in the city of Hyderabad, the project
for preparation of ITS Master Plan for Hyderabad Metropolitan Area (HMA) has been
JICA dispatched a survey mission (JICA Mission) to Hyderabad Growth Corridor
Limited (HGCL) and Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) during January
– March in 2011 for the purpose of project formulation.
As a result, HGCL/HMDA and JICA Mission confirmed that both parties would
sincerely cooperate with each other with a view to contributing toward the smooth introduction
of ITS in HMA. A Memorandum of Understanding between HGCL and JICA was signed for
preparation of Master Plan for introduction of ITS in Hyderabad Metropolitan Area and
supporting for implementation of Pilot Project(s).
In May 2010, Indian railways decided to implement the 107-km Phase-II project of the MMTS at the estimated cost of Rs. 641 crore. The railway board has cleared the Phase-II after the state government agreed to fund two-third cost. It would carry a 0.3 million passengers a day.
The Second phase is comprised of six segments as follows:
Lingampally-Tellapur-Patancheru (9 km)
Secunderabad – Bollarum – Medchal (28 km)
Falaknuma – Umdanagar – Shamshabad Airport (20 km)
Secunderabad – Moulali – Ghatkesar (19 km)
Moulali – Sanathnagar chord line (21 km)
Sitaphalmandi – Moulali – Malkajgiri chord line (10 km)