Staff Reporter

VIJAYAWADA: Commissioner of Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) Natarajan Gulzar on Tuesday inspected the ongoing engineering works at Ramalingeswara Nagar, Patamata Lanka, Nagarjuna Nagar, Kamineni Nagar, Currency Nagar and surrounding areas.

Mr. Gulzar advised the engineering staff to ensure leakage-free water pipelines and speedy release of drinking water from the 10 MGD pump house at Ramalingeswara Nagar. Construction of compound wall and development of greenery at the pump house in Patamatalanka was another suggestion made by him.

Reacting to a complaint from locals that iron poles erected on Ramalingeswara Nagar footbridge were creating problems to pedestrians and vehicle drivers, Mr. Gulzar asked the officials concerned to take steps to ensure passage of light vehicles on the footbridge. He wanted residents to apply for underground drainage connection.

Corporators Musunuri Subba Rao, Nadakuditi Subba Rajuand others were present.