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Uppal gears up for monsoon

Uppal gears up for monsoon
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Officials of GHMC, Uppal Circle, are going head on for monsoon preparations in four divisions Uppal, Chilka Nagar, Habsiguda and Ramanthpur to avoid any untoward incidents. They started the works by releasing a good amount of funds. 

Uppal: Officials of GHMC, Uppal Circle, are going head on for monsoon preparations in four divisions Uppal, Chilka Nagar, Habsiguda and Ramanthpur to avoid any untoward incidents. They started the works by releasing a good amount of funds.

EE Rajaiah said that they took up four types of works. Short term works worth Rs 10 lakh at two localities in Kalyanpuri of Chilka Nagar were completed. Out of three medium term works, two works worth Rs 53 lakh were completed in Chilka Nagar and another work worth Rs 20 lakh of Uppal division, the tender works were under process. Under long term category, drainage work worth Rs 96 lakh is going on at Chilka Nagar.

There are two major nalas in the circle. Silt removal work worth Rs 32 lakh from the nala from HMT Nagar Pedda Cheruvu to Uppal Nalla Cheruvu was almost complete and only 10 percent work was pending, the EE said. Silt removal work worth Rs 32 lakh from the nala from Ramreddy Nagar to Uppal Nalla Cheruvu was almost complete and only 20 per cent work was pending.

Rajaiah said that they called for tender for silt removal from SW drains at Chilka Nagar work worth Rs 16 lakh, Habsiguda worth Rs 12 lakh, Ramanthapur worth Rs Nine lakh and Uppal worth Rs 13 lakh.
The tender process for new works was going on, he said.

They identified 14 water stagnated areas in rainy season like Ramanthapur Pedda Cheruvu, Shanthi Nagar, Srinagar Colony, Annapurna Nagar, Pragathi Nagar, Lakshminarayana Colony, Modern Bakery, Surya Nagar, Warangal Highway, Adarsh Nagar and Bank Colony. The officials applied for Rs 1.04 crore fund to remove the stagnated water well before the monsoon arrives.

Rs Five lakh has been allotted to remove flood water using tractor with 20 HP motor and Rs 6.7 lakh released for one DCM labour for five months and Rs 10 lakh allotted to air compressor. The tender process is going on, he said.

The EE also instructed the concerned contractor to remove garbage in the nalas before rainy season. In case of roads, Water Board has issued NOC to lay roads. In view of rains total 11.4 km roads are to be laid. Out of total estimation cost of Rs seven crore, Water Board so far sanctioned Rs five crore, Rajaiah explained.

He assured that they are preparing all sorts of precautionary plan for four divisions of Uppal Circle to avoid inconvenience to the general public.

BY Orsu Ramesh

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