Govt to spend Rs 1138 Cr for city’s development
Published on Dec 21, 2011 5:24 pm IST

Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Wednesday asked the officials of various departments concerned to work in complete coordination and in tandem to complete the works targeted in the second phase of 100 days of development plan for the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area.

During a review meeting, the Chief Minister asked the officials to complete the works within the time schedule with clear milestones and said funds would not be a problem for the works including the traffic improvements to international standards. In the second phase of the 100 days of development, all departments put together will take up and complete works worth Rs 1138 crores.

Municipal Administration Minister M Maheedhar Reddy, Marketing Minister Mukesh Goud and senior officials of various departments attended the review meeting.

The Chief Minister asked the officials to go for CC roads for better durability with proper planning. He also wanted the junction improvement to be taken up. He wanted these works to be done systematically, democratically and in consultations with people’s representatives. He said Rs 25 crore has already been allotted to the Traffic Police for improvements and asked the officials to work out the possibility of integrating the traffic junction improvements with CC cameras in consultations with experts in the field.

The Chief Minister also asked the Water Works department to work out contingency plans now itself for drinking water supply in the GHMC areas without complaints till the onset of next monsoon. He also reviewed the progress of Krishna, Godavari water for GHMC areas with officials of HMWS&SB, MA&UD and Finance departments. He wanted the project to be completed at the earliest.

In the first Round of 100 Days Programme launched by the Chief Minister, the GHMC has taken up and completed works with an estimated cost of Rs 143.32 crores.

In the second round of 100 Days Programme, the GHMC has identified certain priority works which includes BT Roads, CC Roads, Storm Water Drains, Junction Improvements, Parks, Electrical Works, Improvement of burial grounds and works related to Health & Sanitation. During this phase, the GHMC will take up works worth Rs 358.73 crores; HMDA Rs 77.44 crores; Roads & Buildings (State Roads) Rs 33.22 crores; HMWSSB Rs 103.66 crores; APCPDCL Rs 181.63 crores and AP Transco Rs 383.88 crores. (INN)


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