Hyderabad Bouncing Back To Traffic Madness

Hyderabad Bouncing Back To Traffic Madness

April 23, 2022 By The CONNECT

Smart transport, alternative modes must, said Amarnath Reddy Atmakuri of Telangana ITE&C Department

HYDERABAD, Apr 23 (The CONNECT) – Hyderabad is witnessing traffic congestions all over again with just about 15% of the IT employees resuming office in hybrid model of work.

Staging this, Amarnath Reddy Atmakuri Chief Relations Officer- Telangana ITE&C (Information Technology, Electronics and Communications)  Department, said one shudders with the thought of the traffic explosion when the office attendance is back to 100%.

Hence, organisations such as Telangana Facility Management Council should work on promotions public transportation, car-pooling, smart transport systems and alternative transportation modes, he said in his keynote address at the National Facilities Managers (MF) Summit- 2022 held in Financial District at Gachibowli here yesterday.

Murali Varadarajan and Saurabh from L & T Metro said the average speed of vehicular movement in Hyderabad will come down to 9 km per hour, from the present 21 kmph, If the traffic continues to increase at the current rate. Nearly 2.5 lakh commuters use metro every day and it is likely to go up to 4 lakh by the end of this year, he said.

TFMC organised the National FM Summit 2022, 8th in series, in the backdrop of the debate on the future of the work of IT employees. Well over 400 facilities management professionals participated in the summit

Just as ‘ease of business’, the IT companies must roll out Initiatives like ‘ease of coming back to office’, says  Kiran Pendyala, Head of HR, Western Digital.

Workplaces are not only workplaces but they are social interactive places said Vinay Agarwal, Global Head-Business HR, Tech Mahindra.

Facility management (FM) is a profession that improves business and lives by ensuring functionality, comfort, safety, and efficiency of the built environment and is practiced by 25 million people around the world, said Telangana Facilities Management Council (TFMC)’s President, Satyanarayana Mathala

The 100% Work from Home (WFH) work style will not work. It has to be an Hybrid model said C.N.Rao, CFO, Divyashree NSL Infrastructure Pvt Ltd.

Nearly 7 lakh work in the IT industry and another 3 lakh support staff work behind them. BPOs, KPOs, Product Companies, Small and SMEs are almost 100% back to work said Krishna Yedula, Secretary General, SCSC

One of the highlights of the summit was the ramp walk by Over 20 FM professionals sporting handloom clothes.

TFMC has been organising Handloom Melas, Cycle Rallies, Fashion Shows to create awareness and promote Handloom Clothes. Their sustained efforts resulted in a sale of Rs 3.2 crore worth of handloom clothes through 18 handloom melas organized so far, registering a footfall of 2.8 lakh IT professionals.