Published On:February 7 2014
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GHMC on the move; road repairs to cost Rs.78 crore.
The GHMC Standing Committee, resolved to name the Kandikal Gate Road over Bridge (RoB) after Dr. B.R.Ambedkar, Uppuguda Road under Bridge (RuB) after Babu Jagjeevan Ram and the proposed flyover at Toli Chowki after former MIM chief Sultan Salahuddin.
For improving road conditions in the city, the committee gave nod for comprehensive road development works estimated at Rs.78 crore.
The meeting chaired by Mayor Mohammed Majid Hussain also approved a proposal to carry out a survey of slums to collect details on population, self-help groups, drinking water sources and availability of community halls. For providing safe drinking water there, 80 reverse osmosis plants would be taken up in the first phase.
It was agreed to sanction 50 electric poles to each corporator and the officials were asked to start the process pending approval of the general body. Each ward would be also be allocated a vehicle for 10 days for lifting of debris at a cost of Rs.1.20 crore.
Under comprehensive road development project, approval was accorded for works at different places apart from works related to road-widening, junction improvements and strengthening and re-carpeting of some road stretches.
Payment of structural compensation to owners for properties affected under the road-widening at different places was cleared and approval was given for development and beautification of Mir Alam Tank Ring Bund and Malaka Cheruvu and developing a park at Kishanbagh.
The committee approved the proposal on providing Group Personal Accident Insurance Policy to outsourcing workers and the officials were also asked to put up the proposals for sanction of new sanitation workers in the next meeting.