Hyderabad: The 10th general body meeting of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) extensively discussed the issues of Swacch Hyderabad, infrastructure development, road widening and land acquisition in the city on Thursday.

The meeting also witnessed the election of 114 ward committee members and 276 area sabha members unanimously. The meeting discussed 14 important issues taken up by the municipal body. Issues of Swachh Bharat activities, Swachh Auto scheme, Swachh Doots, segregation of garbage and dry resource centres were raised by the members of the general body.

GHMC commissioner B Janardhan Reddy informed the House that 2,000 Swachh Auto Tippers had been collecting domestic waste from about 14,000 households in the city. Additionally, 500 more Swachh Autos would be introduced in the coming two months, he added.

He assured that regular inspection of Swachh Auto drivers had been held and action would be taken against erring drivers. He said Swachh Doots had been deployed across the city to segregate the dry-wet waste at the source of generation.

The Mayor Bonthu Rammohan, who led the meeting, said the municipal body was striving hard to improve the road infrastructure in city. He asked the officials to speed up works under SRDP and acquire land if needed.

Stating that the vacant positions in the Town Planning wing were recently filled, Rammohan said the land acquisition for road widening had already been stared in the city.

He informed that about 4.30 lakh conventional street lights were being replaced with LED in the city and the entire exercise would be completed in the coming two months. He further informed that efforts were on to develop new flyovers and road development corridors across Greater Hyderabad limits.

The general body meeting was attended by Deputy Mayor Baba Fasiuddin, MLC Syed Ameen Jaffri, Prabhakar Rao, legislators N V S Prabhakar, Ahmed Pasha Quadri, corporators and others.

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