Mayor P. Janardhana Rao on Wednesday met Railway Board Chairman Vivek Sahay in New Delhi and sought clearances with regard to railway land for taking up the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) in the city.

Mr. Sahay assured the Mayor that a decision would be taken after discussions with officials.

Mr. Janardhana Rao explained to Union Urban Development Minister S. Jaipal Reddy the steps being taken for the implementation of the Rajiv Awas Yojana aimed at creating a slum-free city.

The Minister assured him that after the receipt of detailed project reports, sanction of funds would be discussed with Housing and Poverty Alleviation Minister Kumari Selja and the officials concerned.

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