CM prods MAUD to finalise plans for JNNURM projects
Government prepares proposals to the tune of Rs 2,122 crore JNNURM works taken up A in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) reviewed ...
- Government prepares proposals to the tune of Rs 2,122 crore
- JNNURM works taken up A in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) reviewed
Hyderabad : Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Wednesday instructed the state Municipal Administration and Urban Development ( MAUD) department to finalise proposals for projects being taken up under the transitional phase of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM).
Government had prepared proposals to the tune of Rs 2,122 crore for which additional central assistance of Rs 1130 crore will be available to the state.A Reviewing the progress in the implementation of JNNURM scheme, Reddy said once the proposals were received it will be cleared and sent to union government for immediate clearance.
According to officials, under JNNURM Phase II which would start from 2014 an additional Central Assistance available (ACA) for the state would be about Rs 13,200 crore. Reddy said centre will be requested to allocate at least Rs 20,000 crore ACA. Under Phase I of JNNURM, out of the total 253 projects costing Rs.12,553.75 crore, 145 projects had been completed and 42 projects are at various stages and 66 projects are held up with different issues like encroachments, land acquisition and permission of Railways.
The meeting also reviewed status of JNNURM works taken up in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation ( GHMC). The proposed projects under transitional phase are construction of Grade separator at Tolichowki, RUB ( Road Under Bridge) at Uttam Nagar, development of new roads like from Raj Bhavan to Begumpet link road, JNTU to Mindspace Corridor improvement, widening of some of the existing roads, remodelling of nalas, Integrated Municipal Solid Waste Management Project etc. The officials also said that under the Charminar Pedestrianisation Project, 90 per cent works were already completed and 70 encroachments are still to be removed.
As far as Musi Revitalisation Project is concerned, 80 per cent works are completed. A On the request, the Chief Minister directed the Finance department to release Rs 45 crore immediately so that central funds could be tapped and the project completed.A In view of the threat of inundation of low lying areas in the coming monsoon, Reddy asked the officials to clearly identify the low lying areas and prepare DPRs to prevent flooding.
under JNNURM Phase II which would start from 2014 an additional Central Assistance available (ACA) for the state would be about Rs 13,200 crore