KTR seeks suggestions to incorporate in New GHMC Act

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Minister for MA&UD KT Rama Rao asked the Municipal officials to submit a report of items to be incorporated into the proposed New GHMC Act amendment bill likely to be introduced in the coming budget session.

Addressing his department officials here today, the minister said his government in order to provide better civic services and transparency in administration is introducing the New GHMC Act. He expressed the confidence that by introducing this Act, a lot of changes will take place apart from improvement in the delivery system and accountability and quality of work. He said all the rules and regulations such as Telangana State Building Permissions and Self Certification System (TS-BPASS) etc. will be incorporated in the Act.

KTR reviewed the ongoing works in the city like on SRDP, CMRP, development of footpaths, public toilets, bus shelters, development of slip and link roads, modernization of  Graveyards, HRDCL, sanitation, desilting of nalas, protection and development/beautification of lakes and ponds, junction improvements, vending zones, water harvesting structures, re-cycle of C&D wastes and new dumping yards and garbage transport vehicles etc.

He instructed that all link and slip roads should be completed by April 15, 2020, besides construction of 4 Maha Prasthanam in each zone, and providing more Basthi Dawakhanas. He wanted them to prepare a plan of action on seasonal diseases during summer and monsoon period according to the calendar chart and take preventive measure and also to update the works on the dashboard.

On land acquisition issues, the Minister instructed the officials to issue all notices in a single day of a particular project so that it will be easy to take action in time. Further, he also directed the Zonal Commissioners to be well acquitted with the ongoing works and their status in their jurisdiction and co-ordinate and share the activities being taken up within GHMC and other stakeholders departments for early completion of works.

On ongoing SRDP and CRMP works, the Minister instructed the Zonal Commissioners and Engineering officials to prepare a plan of action on grounding and completion of works and synchronize the role and works of other departments on shifting of utilities in order to complete development projects without any delay. And also to review the works at field level from time to time and take action accordingly.         

Principal Secretary Arvind Kumar, Commissioner GHMC Lokesh Kumar, Mayor Dr B Rammohan, Deputy Mayor Mohd Baba Fasiuddin and all Zonal and Additional Commissioners participated in the meeting.