Staff Reporter

Meeting with revenue officials, sarpances proposed in February

Survey work to begin soonMayor to tour municipal wards to inspect civic conditionsSpecial drive to be launched to check pollution in the town

KARIMNAGAR: Following the upgradation of Karimnagar Municipality into a Corporation recently, the municipal authorities have decided to merge the adjoining 10 villages on the outskirts of the town with the Corporation and increase the town limits.

Accordingly, the municipal authorities have decided to convene a meeting with the district revenue officials, the sarpanches of the respective villages and others in the second week of February to discuss the merger of villages.

Minister for Sports M. Satyanarayana Rao would be the chief guest at the proposed meeting.

Villages identified

Disclosing this to newsmen here on Saturday, Karimnagar Mayor D. Shankar said that the adjoining villages which would be merged with the Corporation include, Rekurthi, Kothapalli, Arepalli, Thegalaguttapalli, Alugunur, Bommakal, Chintakunta, Malkapur, and others. He said that the survey work for the purpose would begin very soon.

On the other hand, the Mayor has decided to conduct regular visits to various municipal wards in the town to check sanitation and street lights problem in the mornings and evenings.

He also said that he would allocate at least two days in a week to enable people to lodge their grievances personally. He also said that a special drive would be launched to check pollution in the town.

The Municipal Corporation general body meeting would be held on January 28.