National Geographic Channel will be airing a documentary titled ‘Connecting the city of Nizams: Hyderabad Metro’ in association with L&T Metro Rail Limited, It will be a part of its popular ‘Megastructures’ series which has covered the making many world’s largest structures, unveiling the men and machines behind such wonders. This is the first time an Indian metro rail project is being covered by NGC in its Megastructures series.
The program will highlight various aspects of the mega project as L&T Hyderabad Metro Rail Pvt Ltd is an L&T subsidiary, which is developing a 72-km elevated metro rail here. The metro network will cover a total distance of 72 km across three corridors comprising 66 stations. The episode will feature the actual work involved in building the Hyderabad metro rail network. It will also focus on the collaboration of some of the best engineers, planners and designers in the city to bring forth the flawless and the needful railway project. India’s largest construction and technology giant L&T is bringing the largest Public Private Partnership Project in metro sector to make this dream come true for the people of Hyderabad.
Commenting on the show and association Debarpita Banerjee, Vice President, Marketing and Communication, NGC and Fox Life, said “Megastructures is one of our most successful franchises. The research, depiction of the challenges & opportunities, along with the unique story-telling takes the viewer on a journey- starting from a single brick to a gigantic structure. We are happy to associate with L&T Metro Rail which is responsible for bringing this project alive and are confident that viewers would appreciate a show that showcases the makings of a mega structure that hugely impacts people’s daily lives.”
Commenting on the show, Vivek Bhaskar Gadgil, Chief Executive & Managing Director, L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited, said “Hyderabad Metro Rail Project is the World’s largest Public-Private Partnership Project (PPP) in the Metro Sector. We are extremely excited to work with National Geographic Channel to showcase the behind the scenes of the making of this iconic structure. While the city gears up for the metro, not just the planners but all citizens are being made the ‘ambassadors’ of the new mode of transport through unique and unprecedented public interface programs fostering an emotional connect with the project.”
The Megastructures series with the episode of ‘Connecting the city of Nizams: Hyderabad Metro’ premieres on 19th October, 6pm on National Geographic Channel.