Foundation stones for works on the Tolichowki flyover, Moghal ka Nala and Kishan Bagh nala will be laid in the second week of May.
GHMC Mayor Mohammed Majid Hussain, along with GHMC Commissioner M T Krishna Babu, Engineer-in-Chief R Dhan Singh and senior engineering officials, held a review meeting on projects today.
Interacting with the officials, the Mayor enquired about the proposals pending with the government with regard to projects. He further questioned the works on the Bilal Nagar bridge, the delay of work at Kandikal Gate, and the delay in the remodeling of nalas. He directed the Engineer-in-Chief to expedite the works on a priority.
He further directed the Engineer-in-Chief to furnish the list of works that have been delayed.
Referring to the GO issued by the government regarding the Rs. 222 crores released for nalas, he directed Engineer-in-Chief that the works should be tendered on priority.
The GHMC Commissioner briefed the Mayor about the meeting held with Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy today about various projects of GHMC, and said that the Chief Minister agreed to the proposal of a separate land acquisition unit for nalas. The CM also reportedly further directed the Finance wing to sort out the issue at the earliest.
The Commissioner also stated that the Chief Minister agreed to the enhancement of tender premium from 5% to 10%, and to provide houses in the JNNURM Housing Scheme to people being affected in road-widening demolitions. (INN)
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