MA&UD discuss Khammam Development
Hyderabad, June 14 (Maxim News): The Principal Secretary to Govt., MA&UD Dept Arvind Kumar held a joint review with the Transport Minister Ajay Kumar on the Developmental activities in Khammam Municipal Corporation here on Monday.
The meeting held in the Office of the Principal Secretary to Govt is attended by P. Neeraja, Mayor, Khammam Corporation, Smt., Deputy Mayor, Khammam Corporation, B. Vijay Kunar, Chairman, SUDA, Khamma, Dr. N. Satyanarayana, CDMA, R.V. Karnan, Collector, Khammam, R. Sreedhar, ENC PH, Hyderabad, K. Vidhyadhar, DTCP, Hyderabad, Anurag Janti, Commissioner Khammam Corporation, N. Srinivasa Rao, SE PH Warangal, NVA Prasad, SE, Khammam Municipal Corporation, V. Ranjith, EE PH, Khammam, A. Krishna Lal, EE, Khammam, Hari Prasad, Project Manager, L&T and Hanumanthu Ramu, M/s Ramkey.
The Water Supply Position in Khammam town is reviewed in detail. It is observed that despite of release of about 192.00 Crores under AMRUT Scheme, the performance of the contracting agency is not up to the mark. Apart from non completion of ELSRs, which is crucial in building up of storage capacity, the agency is failed in immediate restoration of roads and stabilization of network already established by attending issues related to leakages, improper pressure, etc.,
Arvind Kumar instructed the ENC to initiate appropriate action against the agency for the time overruns and unsatisfactory work. Regarding Gollapadu Channel project execution, Arvind Kumar appreciated the work done especially with regard to the creation of pipeline for a major stretch, including the fencing of the channel with fencing on either side to protect it from encroachments.
While informing the development of greenery on this protected land and creation of street vending zones wherever feasible, Minister Ajay Kumar requested the Govt to consider revised administrative sanction for the project and immediate release of Rs.15.00 Crores.
It is informed that one new Market is newly started and sites have been identified for development of three integrated Veg and Non-Veg Markets. Arvind Kumar assured that necessary funding for integrated markets will be provided and advised the Minister to re-examine the feasibility wherever the site extent is less than 3 acres. With regard to the Vaikunta Dhamams, it is informed that one existing graveyard is remodeled, one new one is developed and two more grave yards are being taken up for development with all facilities. (Maxim News)