Minister Talasani holds a review meeting with Engineering officials

11-06-2021 Fri 20:23

Hyderabad: Minister for Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Cinematography, T.Srinivas yadav, Home Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali, H.w.Mayor Gadwal Vijaya Laxmi Dy.Mayor Srilatha Shoban Reddy and Commissioner held a review meeting with the Engineering officials on the desilting of Nalas in GHMC.

During the review meeting on the progress of desilting works, Minister T.Srinivas Yadav, instructed the officials to speed the desilting of nala works as the monsoon already entered in the state. Further, instructed ZC, DCs, CE, SEs, EEs to inspected the progress of works regularly, in the field so that actual progress of work can be seen and also it improves the work efficiency.

Earlier, Commissioner GHMC Lokesh Kumar apprised to the Ministers on desilting works that so far desilting works completed in 256 drains at an estimated cost of Rs.44.45 Cr with a target length of 221.04 Kms mechanically and 663.11 Kms manually (Total 884.15 Kms). As on 08.06.2021 830.4Kms 94% drains have been de-silted 620.17 Kms manually and 209.86 Kms mechanically.

Minister asked the officials to conduct a survey on encroachments all along nalas and lakes, so that they can be evacuated by rehabilitating them in 2BHk housing. Further the Minister suggested to prepare a plan and prepare estimates for permanent solution to prevent inundation, instead of repeating the same works and wasting public money, also suggested to use latest machinery in desilting works where ever possible and minimize the deploying of man power, keeping in view of safety of workers, as it is not feasible in such works.

Minister informed it is proposed to conduct a work shop under the guidance of Minister K.Taraka Rama Rao on nalas improvement and development, to prevent encroachments so that a good environment conditions prevails and a liveable city for citizens. CPRO, GHMC.

Zonal Commissioners, Chief Engineers, Director EVDM, SEs, EEs and other higher officials attended the meeting.

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