Telangana has elevated plans

Telangana has elevated plans
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Telangana State government has requested the Centre to sanction elevated corridors on the busy highways in the state. Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Monday spoke to Union Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari over phone and urged him to clear the proposal to take up the construction of corridors at the cost of Rs 1,410 crore.

Hyderabad: Telangana State government has requested the Centre to sanction elevated corridors on the busy highways in the state. Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Monday spoke to Union Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari over phone and urged him to clear the proposal to take up the construction of corridors at the cost of Rs 1,410 crore.

The TS government had put the proposal before the Centre for the construction of elevated corridors on Warangal, Bengaluru and Vijayawada highway as there is a lot of traffic congestion on these routes. The government requested to the Centre to sanction Rs 950 crore for the construction of 6.49 km of elevated corridor from Uppal to Ghatkesar on Hyderabad– Warangal highway.


HIGHLIGHTS:

  • State seeks `950 crore from the Centre for the Rs 1,410-crore project
  • Elevated corridors on Warangal, Bengaluru and Vijayawada highway being planned
  • Uppal to Ghatkesar stretch on Hyd–Warangal highway runs 15 km

Though the Uppal to Ghatkesar route is more than 15 km, the state government requested for sanctioning of funds for the corridor on 6.49 km stretch and the works on remaining stretch will be done by the state government.

The other two proposals are Rs 290 crore for 10 km of elevated corridor from Aramgarh to Shamshabad airport on Hyderabad- Mahbubnagar- Bengaluru route and Rs 170 crore for the construction of utility corridor (including service roads) of 26 km on Hyderabad- Suryapet- Vijayawada route.

The Union Minister has positively responded to the request by assuring to sanction the required funds. The Chief Minister also spoke to State Municipal Administration Minister K T Rama Rao and Chief Advisor to Government Rajiv Sharma, who are in Delhi, to meet the Union Minister to submit a memorandum and estimates in this regard.

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