Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Secretary Dr Rajiv Sharma today held Special Task Force (STF) meeting regarding arrangements to be made for smooth Ganesh Nimajjan procession in the capital city on the last day of Vinayaka Chavithi festival.
Before getting into the regular agenda, the Chief Secretary secured inputs from City Police Commissioner M. Mahendar Reddy. The CS desired all the works related to road repairs and improvements along the Nimajjan routes be taken up and completed on priority. He also ordered removal of construction material of L&TMRHL at Mozzamjahi market junction three days prior to the Nimajjan and also completion of pipeline work by HMWS&SB on Necklace road before Nimajjan.
HMR MD NVS Reddy made a detailed presentation on Action Taken Report (ATR) on the decisions of previous STF meeting and informed CS that 18 properties were dismantled/removed since the last STF meeting and only 86 (73 private and 23 GVM) properties are remaining now to be acquired in Metro corridors.
While reviewing the progress of utility shifting and Metro Rail viaduct and station construction, CS instructed L&TMRHL to furnish a detailed progress chart showing the manpower deployed, target date for completion of different sub works across Metro corridors to conduct a micro level review by him. He also advised CMD, TSSPDCL to expedite the issue of Line Clearance (LC) for completion of utility shifting works. He has also directed C&SO, GHMC to clear the revised estimates for shifting of street light poles in different stretches of Metro Rail corridors.
GHMC Special Officer & Commissioner Somesh Kumar; Law Secretary A. Santosh Reddy; Minorities Welfare Department Secretary Syed Omer Jaleel; Commissioner of Police Mahendar Reddy; HMWS&SB MD B. Janardhan Reddy; TSSPDCL CMD G Raghuma Reddy; RR District Collector M. Raghunandan Rao; Addl. CP (Traffic) K. Jitender and other senior officials and engineers of the utility organizations of Government of Telangana, HMR and L&TMRHL participated in the meeting. (NSS)