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GHMC to lay paver blocks to end road cutting risks

GHMC to lay paver blocks to end road cutting risks

Nov 08,2017 , 02:50 AM IST | Telangana
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) is chalking out plans to lay paver blocks on either side of the road in order to accommodate utility wires underneath the blocks to end road cutting and digging. This method had been implemented by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) which turned out to be successful.
Begumpet RuB sparks row between R&B, GHMC

Begumpet RuB sparks row between R&B, GHMC

Nov 05,2017 , 03:48 AM IST | Telangana
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation locked horns with Roads and Buildings Department over Road under Bridge (RuB) between Begumpet and Nature Cure Hospital. The RuB is to be built at a cost of Rs 2.18 crore. The civic body officials have blamed the R&B authorities for not focussing their attention on “utility shifting” work. It is causing delay in completing the project, the GHMC officials
No takers for nala widening works

No takers for nala widening works

Nov 01,2017 , 02:42 AM IST | Telangana
There are no takers for the controversial nala widening works in the city. Even some of the tenders called by the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) officials have already been finalised. The GHMC officials even complained that the town planning officials and Deputy Commissioners are not co-operating for the drive.
Perform or pack up: KTR

Perform or pack up: KTR

Oct 29,2017 , 04:16 AM IST | Telangana
Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development K Taraka Rama Rao on Saturday warned Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) corporators of stern action if they are found indulging in irregularities. The Minister directed the corporators to work in coordination with the officials or else the government would not hesitate to dissolve the GHMC council.
Four-lane flyover at Amberpet on cards

Four-lane flyover at Amberpet on cards

Oct 26,2017 , 03:41 AM IST | Telangana
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) is planning to construct a flyover connecting Ramanthapur to Amberpet in order to ease traffic congestion with an estimated cost of Rs 1,000 crore. A civic body official said that the elevated corridor will be integrated with the four-lane Amberpet flyover which connects Salem Bible Church at Golnaka and end at Mukram Hotel at Amberpet market.
GHMC to go ahead with 2.3K cr nala-widening

GHMC to go ahead with 2.3K cr nala-widening

Oct 22,2017 , 02:56 AM IST | Telangana
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation had earlier planned to clear 47 bottlenecks at an estimated cost of Rs 230 crore. But, it has not yet commenced the works. However, now, it has decided to embark on nala widening for a length of 100 kilometres with an estimated cost of Rs 2,300 crore.
Cash crunch crimps 2BHK project

Cash crunch crimps 2BHK project

Oct 21,2017 , 03:40 AM IST | Telangana
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) is battling cash crunch woes in order to complete the Double Bedroom Housing (2BHK) project for urban poor in the city. The civic body officials claimed that the State government has not been releasing sufficient funds for the 2BHK housing project in stipulated time.
GHMC treasury has 43 crore only!

GHMC treasury has 43 crore only!

Oct 14,2017 , 03:22 AM IST | Telangana
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) is heading towards severe financial crisis with just Rs 43 crore in its treasury and delay of funds from the State government. The civic body has to pay Rs 110 crore per month towards salaries and pensions. Besides this, the government has asked the corporation to raise loans worth Rs 3,500 crore for major infrastructure projects.
New parking policy on the anvil

New parking policy on the anvil

Oct 11,2017 , 02:05 AM IST | Telangana
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) set the ball rolling for the new parking policy. The civic body authorities claimed that the new parking policy norms are under process, as per which the motorists can park vehicles for free of cost at all malls, cinema halls, hotels, restaurants, function halls, commercial complexes, industries and other establishments.
GHMC plans to prevent water-logging

GHMC plans to prevent water-logging

Oct 09,2017 , 07:35 PM IST | Telangana
In order minimise the inundation in the city, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has identified critical water logging points and decided to take repairs of nala, drains and other
600 derelict structures posing danger to citizens

600 derelict structures posing danger to citizens

Oct 04,2017 , 02:21 AM IST | Telangana
The Indian Meteorological Department had predicted moderate to heavy rainfall in next 24 hours and there are about 600 dilapidated structures which are posing grave danger to the citizens. The civic body had recently conducted a comprehensive survey and identified about 2,500 dilapidated structures across the city.
Pricey properties stymie SRDP works

Pricey properties stymie SRDP works

Oct 02,2017 , 03:15 AM IST | Telangana
The ongoing skyway, grade separator and underpass constructions works under Strategic Road Development Plan (SRDP) have come to a grinding halt due to land and property acquisition problems. According to officials, though two years have completed, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation did not acquire even single property till date.
GHMC to scrutinise BRS applications

GHMC to scrutinise BRS applications

Sep 28,2017 , 02:38 AM IST | Telangana
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has decided to embark on preliminary clearance of Building Regularisation Scheme (BRS). The GHMC higher officials have directed ground level staff to conduct primary scrutiny and submit the report to the High Court for further proceedings.
GHMC losing 100 cr annually on estate wing

GHMC losing 100 cr annually on estate wing

Sep 27,2017 , 01:54 AM IST | Telangana
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) had been losing Rs 100 crore annually on estate properties and vacant lands across the city. According to sources, the civic body has more than 6,000 properties, but the GHMC officials have been collecting rent from mere 3,000 properties.
GHMC mulls flyover from VST to Indira Park

GHMC mulls flyover from VST to Indira Park

Sep 24,2017 , 02:44 AM IST | Telangana
In a bid to ease traffic congestion at the RTC Crossroads and Secunderabad, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has decided to build skyways and multi-grade separators. It has decided to construct a flyover from the VST Junction to Indira Park and multigrade separators at Secunderabad.
GHMC to go in for new online attendance system soon

GHMC to go in for new online attendance system soon

Sep 17,2017 , 04:03 AM IST | Telangana
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has decided to bring in alternative online attendance system for employees and workers. The civic body has been successfully implementing the biometric attendance system and yielded good results. However, several biometric machines are unable to identify the finger prints of workers whose age is more than 50.
Unlawful structures vanish from taxmen’s books

Unlawful structures vanish from taxmen’s books

Sep 16,2017 , 04:24 AM IST | Telangana
High levels of corruption in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has come to light. The GHMC carried out a comprehensive survey and identified around 1.2 lakh unauthorised structures in the city. But when it came to collect the tax from the unauthorised structures, the number of such constructions have come down to just 2,000.

GHMC junction plan goes for a toss

Sep 14,2017 , 04:48 AM IST | Telangana
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation's junction improvement programme went for a toss. The civic body during last year has proposed to 30 different junctions across the city as a part of 100-day action plan.
GHMC in soup over cash squeeze

GHMC in soup over cash squeeze

Sep 10,2017 , 03:50 AM IST | Telangana
Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) is crying foul over the government's attitude towards providing financial assistance to their flagship programmes including double-bedroom housing for urban poor and Strategic Road Development Plan (SRDP) projects. The civic body officials claimed that the government gave them an oral assurance and nothing in written.
GHMC plans underpass from LB Nagar to Secunderabad

GHMC plans underpass from LB Nagar to Secunderabad

Sep 10,2017 , 02:43 AM IST | Telangana
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has decided to construct a 17-km-long underpass from LB Nagar to Sangeeth Signal in Secunderabad. The civic body has already conducted a feasibility study and would soon prepare a detailed project report (DPR) on the underpass to be built under the Strategic Road Development Plan (SRDP).
GHMC maps out plans for roads makeover

GHMC maps out plans for roads makeover

Sep 06,2017 , 04:26 AM IST | Telangana
Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has chalked out short-term, midterm and long term plans to facelift the city roads. Besides this, the civic body has also decided to increase the footpath length of 150 kilometres in the city limits.
Fund crunch may hit nala widening by GHMC

Fund crunch may hit nala widening by GHMC

Sep 03,2017 , 04:43 AM IST | Telangana
Facing severe financial crisis, the nala widening in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) limits will be delayed. The civic body officials claimed the corporation would seek help from the State government to pay compensation for the slum dwellers who have been residing adjacent to nalas and will lose shelter during widening.
Cutting trees turns risky for GHMC workers

Cutting trees turns risky for GHMC workers

Sep 02,2017 , 03:34 AM IST | Telangana
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has been keeping the lives of about 500 workers at high risk. The workers, who have been deployed by the civic body to tree branch pruning on the Ganesh immersion procession routes, have been working without safety gear. The corporation, instead of providing the latter helmet and other safety measures, has been asking the workers to climb water ta
GHMC incurring 100 cr revenue loss annually

GHMC incurring 100 cr revenue loss annually

Aug 30,2017 , 02:20 AM IST | Telangana
The ground level staff who are hand in glove with property owners have been causing a loss of about Rs 100 crore to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation revenue annually. The civic body which had recently integrated its property tax data found out that only 57 per cent of it has been recorded in the newly registered properties under property tax net. The GHMC has recently instructed ground
govt, Wake up at least now!

govt, Wake up at least now!

Aug 27,2017 , 02:42 AM IST | Telangana
Residents in Kukatpally’s Allwyn Colony, abutting Parika Cheruvu, are living on the edge. What seemed as an innocuous dwelling place, it is fast turning into an avoidable near-death trap. Despite warnings from experts, the locality has turned into a dreadful living zone due to apathy of the authorities.
MRDC to set up 8 lifts for 72 irrigation projects

MRDC to set up 8 lifts for 72 irrigation projects

Aug 24,2017 , 03:47 AM IST | Telangana
The Musi Riverfront Development Corporation (MRDC) has decided to set up eight lifts along the Musi River Front to take up 72 irrigation projects. The water will be lifted from the available sources including Osmansagar and Himayathsagar reservoirs and Godavari River into Musi River. Besides this, the Musi Riverfront Development Corporation will also set 32 sewerage treatment plants (STPs) to mini
GHMC plans to cancel contract

GHMC plans to cancel contract

Aug 20,2017 , 04:44 AM IST | Telangana
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation is contemplating cancelling the contract of controversial Strategic Road Development Plan (SRDP) near the Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park (KBR).
Delay dogs Durgam Cheruvu cable bridge

Delay dogs Durgam Cheruvu cable bridge

Aug 06,2017 , 04:51 AM IST | Telangana
The progress of works relating to the construction of Cable Bridge Project at Durgam Cheruvu indicate that it would be delayed by another six months. The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) entered into an agreement with Larsen & Toubro (L&T) in January for the construction of the bridge. According to the agreement, the company has to submit the design for the bridge. But it has not yet
Graft governs issue of birth/death certificates

Graft governs issue of birth/death certificates

Aug 05,2017 , 04:25 AM IST | Telangana
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) wing concerned with issue of Birth/Death certificates, is now a den of corruption, with many harried citizens claiming that a section of the staff is hand in glove with brokers and demand bribes ranging from Rs 5,000 to Rs 10,000 to issue birth and death certificates.  
Clueless GHMC officials paying EMIs

Clueless GHMC officials paying EMIs

Aug 05,2017 , 03:25 AM IST | Telangana
A major scam came to light in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation with 15 Swachh auto trolleys gone missing for last six months. The irony is that the clueless civic body has been paying month instalments (EMIs) promptly for the missing autos.