TS Govt to take up Rs. 20,000 Cr projects for Hyderabad

GHMC Mayor Bonthu Rammohan on Tuesday informed that developmental works worth nearly Rs. 20,000 crore would be taken up in and around Hyderabad. The proposed works include four Express Ways.

Speaking to media persons here, the Mayor said Highway Corridors, on the lines of PVNR Express Way, would be established on all four sides of Hyderabad City. The Express Ways would be constructed from Uppal Ring Road to Warangal Highway; Jubilee Bus Stand to Topkhana; Paradise to Suchitra Junction and another Expressway would come up at Balanagar.

Rammohan said there were nearly 4.5 lakh homeless families in Hyderabad and all of them would provided with double bed room houses in a phased manner. He said of over 2 lakh 2BHK units coming up in the State, one lakh houses were being constructed in the GHMC limits.

To solve the drinking water problem, two new reservoirs of 50 TMC capacity each were being constructed at Shamirpet and one near Ramoji Film City.

Earlier, the Mayor interacted with 125 Site Engineers who were deputed with the GHMC on outsourcing basis. He said in order to strengthen the GHMC’s Two Planning and Engineering sections, another 225 Site Engineers would be deputed soon and they would be trained through National Academy of Construction. (INN)