The State government sanctioned Rs. 5.5 crore for the traffic regularisation in the city and the development of junctions in the city. Announcing this here on Thursday, district Collector and Special Officer of the Kakinada Municipal Corporation (KMC) Neetu Prasad asked the officials of the engineering wing of the KMC to work in close coordination with the police to remove bottlenecks on the city roads.

Addressing a review meeting with the municipal officialson the city development, Ms. Neeu asked the Municipal Commissioner to invite tenders for taking up the roads and junction development works. She said that the response was good from the public.

She also wanted the officials to focus on beautification of junctions and ensure that the works must be done on a permanent basis. She said that junctions such as Balaji Cheruvu, Bhanu Gudi, Sarpavaram, Zilla Parishad, P.R. Government College and Indrapalem had to be beautified. Referring to the proposed removal of ‘Gali Gopuram’ of Ramalayam on the Main Road, Ms. Neetu said that a dialogue had been initiated with the members of the temple committee and it was proposed that funds would be borne by the civic body for the reconstruction of the same.

She asked the officials to focus on early completion of the construction of drainages at L.B. Nagar and Kondayyapalem and chalk out plans to improve drinking water supply during the summer.

Municipal Commissioner V. Ravi Kumar, Deputy Superintendent of Police Vijay Bhaskar Reddy, Additional Commissioner Satyaveni and others were present.


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