KTR opens Chintalkunta Underpass at LB Nagar

Inaugurating 540-meter-long Chintalkunta Underpass at L.B. Nagar constructed under SRDP plan at a cost of Rs 18.70 crore, MAUD Minister K T Ramarao today said the GHMC has 185 lakes, out of which, in the first phase 40 lakes i.e. 20 under GHMC and 20 under HMDA will be taken up for beautification at a cost of Rs. 541 crore.

The Minister said that the State government was planning to execute Musi Express Way along with the Musi river on priority after obtaining environmental clearance. The State government was keen on taking up 52 signal-free junctions to ease the traffic congestion out of which 18 have been completed so far, he said, adding that Rs 3,000 crore worth of works were being taken up under the GHMC limits under SRDP Project out of which an amount of Rs 450 crore was being spent in L.B.Nagar. The Hyderabad Metro Rail works will be completed in the next two months and Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao will be inaugurating the HMR Project in L.B.Nagar.

The minister appealed to the citizens to cooperate with the GHMC and the government for overall development of the city to world class level. He said government was very keen on completing the projects on particular day of the month and officials are also striving to complete the project as per the targets assigned to them. It was observed in my GHMC App, sms, a lot of complaints were being received with regard to pollution, accumulating hyasinth in lakes, mosquito menace and so on for which the GHMC and the government were taking every care for overall development of the city. He appealed to the citizens to join hands with the GHMC for overall development.

The GHMC has identified 300 points where the water stagnation was being observed damaging very badly the roads and the works pertaining to road repairing will be taken up and completed by the end of the rainy season, he added. Construction of one lakh 2BHK houses under the GHMC limits are going on fast and the project will be completed by March next, he added.

Later, the minister, the Mayor and senior officials of the GHMC reviewed the arrangements for the foundation ceremony of Uppal flyover function on May 5 and Union Minister is likely to inaugurate the same. Mayor Dr Bonthu Rammohan, presided over the function. Malkajgiri MP Ch. Malla Reddy, MLAs Krishnaiah, Teegala Krishna Reddy, MLC Shambipur Raju, Corporators concerned, GHMC Incharge Commissioner Bharathi Holikeri and senior officials of various departments participated in the program. (nss)