A special committee comprising senior professionals in the media has been constituted to supervise the construction of a new building for the Press Club Hyderabad.

The general body meeting of the club endorsed the construction of the new block on the existing premises at Somajiguda.

A press release issued by Club secretary V. Narender Reddy said the task of supervising the construction, raising and management of funds would be entrusted to the special committee. The meeting also decided to extend the term of the present committee for a year or till the construction was completed.

Mr. Reddy said the Club had requested L & T, the engineering company, to offer assistance in designing the structure and identifying the contractor. The firm had no other role in the project, he added.