On 31st of March, infant feeding rooms were opened in Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MGR Central metro, Egmore metro, Vadapalani metro, Puratchi Thalavi Dr. J. Jayalalitha suburban bus stand metro and in Washermanpet metro stations etc.
It was mentioned in a release from CMRL that as per the requests of many feeding mothers travelling in Chennai metro trains feeding rooms have been opened in the selected metro stations in Chennai. It added that this new initiative from CMRl would make travelling in the metro trains a pleasant experience for the feeding mothers and infants. There would be comfortable seats, diaper changing facilities and fans present in these feeding rooms and these rooms would be cleaned regularly to ensure safety for both mothers and babies.
The infant feeding rooms are already available at airport metro and at Wimco nagar metro stations in Chennai. Now, CMRL has requested the metro train passengers to make use of the feeding room facility.