Minister for municipal administration and urban development K.T. Rama Rao on Saturday reviewed the progress of various infrastructure projects undertaken by Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA). He directed officials to set up an Assets Protection Cell and take action against unauthorised structures coming up in the buffer zone of Outer Ring Road in coordination with respective district collectors.
The minister, while complimenting officials for their greenery and beautification works being executed on ORR, instructed them to also lay emphasis on setting up wayside amenities.
Reviewing progress of different works, especially provision of basic amenities being executed by HMDA, Rama Rao directed officials to expedite works and be prepared to adapt to new changes in the wake of TS-bPASS.
He also reviewed the progress of constructing skywalks at Mehdipatnam and Uppal, besides measures being taken by HMDA in protecting lakes. He sought details on development of lakes and beautification of Tank bund. MAUD principal secretary Arvind Kumar and other senior officials of MA&UD department participated in the meeting....