GHMC adds many feathers in its cap
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation GHMC has successfully completed three years of its tenure In the three years, the corporation has taken up several works, such as signal free transport system, capping works for dump yards and the beautification of tanks
Hyderabad: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has successfully completed three years of its tenure. In the three years, the corporation has taken up several works, such as signal-free transport system, capping works for dump yards and the beautification of tanks. It has successfully adopted technology and maintained transparency. It has simplified the building permissions. The officials have also taken up many other successful programmes in the last three years.
As part of Strategic Road Development Plan (SRDP), which is intended for signal-free transport, two flyovers and three underpasses were constructed. Almost 90% works of Jawahar Nagar dumping yard, which claims to be the largest in the country, are completed. Double bedroom house constructions are moving on a quick pace. Using Development Permission Management System (DPMS), the corporation is issuing permissions for construction of building quickly.
The works of Charminar pedestrian project are in the final phase. As many as two-crore plant samplings have been planted so far, as part of ‘Haritha Haram.’ According to GHMC, some Rs 1,047 crore is being spent for laying roads and for repairing the damaged roads.
The GHMC set up about 150 stalls in the city to provide meals to daily wagers, private employees and transport staff for Rs 5. It constructed graveyards and foot-over bridges in the city. It has taken up the construction of a fish market at the cost of Rs 13 crores. E-Libraries were set up in community halls and the responsibility of the maintenance of the libraries was assigned to the colony associations. It has built 15 night shelters in the city to accommodate orphans and homeless people.
The GHMC established an urban community development section to sensitise youth and women towards livelihood programmes and to make them lead a self-empowered and confident life. In an attempt to make the city clean and green, 2,000 auto trippers were distributed to the unemployed youth. The GHMC has also taken up the development of 63 tanks at the cost of Rs 94.17 crores, and it is gearing up to develop another 50 tanks.