Hyderabad: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has decided to tackle the 47 bottlenecks obstructing major drains in the city. The total length of major drains is 390 km while the number of structures blocking the drains are around 47 across various zones.
The cost likely to be incurred in pulling down these structures will be around Rs 230 crore, including the shifting of utilities and compensation for demolished structures.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has to demolish 1002 structures to remove the bottlenecks while there are 582 colonies located near major drains.
Meanwhile, the standing committee of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has decided to invite tenders for the maintenance of the She toilets being set up with funds provided through the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes of corporates, banks and others.
Mayor B. Rammohan also cleared the proposal on promotions for senior assistants of the civic body and regularisation of 85 sq.yards of land at the Municipal Colony.
The term of the first standing committee ended last Thursday. The Mayor said that during its one-year tenure the committee held 20 meetings and unanimously approved 229 agenda items for developmental works costing Rs 5,643 crore in many areas of the city....