Roads to be repaired in ten days

July 20, 2017 12:25 am | Updated 12:25 am IST - Hyderabad

In the aftermath of heavy rains, the city’s civic body plans to complete repair works of damaged roads in ten days. The GHMC (Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation) Commissioner B. Janardhan Reddy along with higher officials inspected the road condition at various parts of the city, after which a special review meeting was held.

The Municipal administration secretary Navin Mitta instructed the engineering wing officials to clear potholes. According to a preliminary assessment, ₹ 23 crore were needed to repair damaged roads in 581 locations. To expedite the work up to 2 km stretch, the GHMC decided to go ahead with fixed rates for contractors executing the project instead of seeking tenders. It was decided that water stagnation points and other major problems in Khajaguda area would be taken up by immediately calling for tenders.

A green signal was also given for the usage of modern technology in restoration works and for its smooth implementation.It was made mandatory to submit a report daily to the GHMC commissioner on the progress of works.

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