GHMC’s new circles to be established by June 1

Months after the reorganisation of circles in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Administration (GHMC) was formally approved by the State Government, the new circles will finally be established by June 1.

Based on the recommendations of an expert committee taking the 2011 census figures into consideration, a proposal was submitted to the GHMC’s Standing Committee to approve increasing the circles from 18 to 30 last year. The Standing Committee had cleared the proposal and sent it to the State Government which approved it.

The GHMC has finally issued orders instructing the higher officials to establish the new circle offices. The revised administrative structure will be at the rate of one circle officer per 2.65 lakhs. In erstwhile MCH area comprising of 15 circle offices and there used to be one circle officer per 2.25 lakhs. Zonal offices will also be reorganised at the rate of one office for every six new circles offices to be established.

The 30 circles are Kapra, Uppal, Hayathnagar, L.B. Nagar, Saroornagar, Malakpet, Santhoshnagar, Chandrayangutta, Charminar, Falaknuma, Rajendranagar, Mehdipatnam, Karwan, Goshamahal, Musheerabad, Amberpet, Khairathabad, Jubilee Hills, Yousufguda, Serilingampally, Chandanagar, Patancheruvu, Moosapet, Kukatpally, Qutbullapur, Gajularamaram, Alwal, Malkajgiri, Secunderabad and Begumpet.

The Zonal Commissioners of the five zones were asked to ensure that the new circles start functioning by June 2 in the newly designated places.

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