Mayor Majid Hussain on Wednesday ordered all the Zonal Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners to complete road repairs and recarpeting in a week’s time and all other sanctioned works in 10 days.
About 300 stretches were identified for recarpeting works at an estimated cost of Rs. 4 crore. Works not grounded within the stipulated time will be cancelled and short tenders will be called after debarring the contractor concerned, he told presspersons after the standing committee meeting.
He also stated that a special meeting will be held to be attended by the Commissioner, floor leaders and standing committee members tomorrow to review the arrangements for the Ganesh Chathurthi festival.
The committee, which was meeting after a considerable period, has also approved a host of works and these include a detailed project report for Riverfront development of Musi River from Bapughat to Nagole Bridge for an extent of 21.5 km covering flood protection walls and other works to be submitted to the Union Government under the National River Conservation Plan.
The Rs.12.71 crore e-governance project, Rs.3.20 crore approved towards construction of service roads and junction improvement at the road over bridge between KPHB and Hi-Tec City junction, feasibility study for building a skywalk from Rathifile bus station to Secunderabad station on the median were also approved.
Other works cleared were laying water supply lines for 31 colonies in L.B.Nagar where the municipal corporation will provide 70 per cent funding or Rs.32 lakh, removing water hyacinth of R.K. Puram Lake and Shatam Tank at Tolichowki, storm water drain repairs and road works .
Earlier, TDP corporators led by its floor leader Singireddy Srinivas Reddy protested before the Mayor’s chambers over the poor civic conditions in the twin cities, inundations, collapsing storm water drains and so on.