Tenders called for Collectorate buildings: Tummala

Minister for Roads and Buildings Tummala Nageshwar Rao today said that tenders have been called on Thursday for construction of integrated Collector buildings in new districts. He conducted a high level review meeting and sought the officials to speed up land acquisition and other works for the speedy completion of the works estimated to cost about Rs 1032 cr. He disclosed the design and plan of the works to the media. The integrated collector complexes will also accommodate, joint collectors and other revenue officials he maintained. He set a deadline to complete the works by year end and start functioning from the new premises. The minister also said that the government will complete the construction of residential and office complexes of MLAs in their segment by coming Dasara festival. We have directed the officials to plunge into immediate action for these works.

The minister said that the works of Integrated Collectorate complexes has been offered to Usha Reddy Architect and asked it to build world class and complying with the norms of Haritha Bhavan to provide more greenery and eco friendly environment. Chief Minister K Chandra sekhar Rao is planning to start these new complexes for district administration in one year he said. Nageshwar Rao also asked that the architect company and the officials concerned to coordinate for speedy completion of the works.

Referring to office and residential buildings for legislators, the minister said that the government has written to MLAs and the Collectors concerned. As per the directive of the chief minister the construction works should be completed at the earliest he said. It is being planned to complete and start functioning from the new premises from Dasara festival Rao said. Of 119 Assembly segments the government has earmarked Rs 104 cr for construction of 104 office and residential complexes.

The Minister said that the government is giving priority for road safety to avoid accidents and spending Rs 50 cr for a special plan. It is planned to construct a total of 511 bridges spending Rs 2495,50 cr for providing better connectivity between the state capital and district headquarters. He also said that they have so for built 130 bridges and 290 more are under construction. (NSS)