District Collector unfurls national flag at GVMC

Ambitious plans for city transport, improvement of drinking water supply by laying a pipeline from Yeleru canal and Raiwada, sewerage network for Gajuwaka and Malkapuram, and tourism comprised the proposals under JNNURM Plus, Special Officer of GVMC and District Collector Lav Agarwal said on Wednesday.

In his address after unfurling the tricolour at the GVMC, he said many of the 20 projects taken up under JNNURM were completed and of the remaining 80 per cent completed qualifying GVMC for the next phase.

Mr. Lav Agarwal said the work on the Asilmetta flyover and BRTS corridors was going on in full swing and once bus shelters and foot over-bridges were constructed it would be thrown open. Beneficiaries of the JNNURM housing would soon be moved to the 15,320 houses constructed at various places.

An action plan ounder slum improvement programme Rajiv Awas Yojana was proposed 117 slums in the first phase. The ‘Vidyasri’ and ‘Sweekaram’ programmes of GVMC were extending assistance to merit students lacking resources. On the moves to combat pollution, he said 40 lakh saplings were proposed to be planted.

Chief Engineer B. Jayarami Reddy and Additional Commissioners S. Krishna Murthy, P. Poornachandra Rao and K. Ramesh participated.

Keywords: JNNURM PlusGVMC

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