Telangana to spend Rs. 10,000 crore for infrastructure in Hyderabad
Telangana state municipal administration minister K. T. Rama Rao said that the state government is to spend Rs 10,000 crore on improving infrastructure in the city in the next few years. He said tenders for various flyovers and junction improvements have already been taken up.
The minister announced on Monday that works on two major flyovers, from JBS to Thumkunta and Paradise to Kompally, would begin at a cost of Rs 2,000 crore after clearances from the defence department are obtained. Apart from these, two major flyovers, from Amberpet chowarasta to Uppal (Rs 250 crore) and Uppal to Ghatkesar (Rs 1000 crore) are in the tendering stage, he said. He also said the state is considering the demand for extending the Balanagar flyover up to Qutubullapur.
Speaking at a public meeting after laying the foundation stone for Balanagar flyover being taken up by Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) at a cost of Rs 387 crore, the minister said the flyover will have six lane two way flyovers in the direction of Kukatpally Y junction to Bowenpally junction crossing Balanagar and Narsapur crossroads.
KTR said the government would take up all roads maintenance as a challenge and provide good roads. He said many roads get damaged due to lack of property storm water rains. He also informed that the Miyapur to Nagole metro rail stretch would be opened to the public in November this year The minister vowed that the government would strive hard to make Hyderabad a Global City.