S Bachan Jeet Singh

Greater Hyderabad gets a raw deal in Telangana state Budget

While nearly 70 per cent of the State’s revenue is generated from Greater Hyderabad, the State government failed to make any substantial allocation for it in the Budget.

16 Mar 2018

30,000 check-dams, bunds constrict water flow to Hyderabad

Construction of a whopping number of major water harvesting structures in the entire catchment areas are making the reservoirs dry up. 

12 Mar 2018

Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board to install emergency pumps at NSP

The water board will install 10 pumps at Nagarjuna Sagar Project after officials refused to maintain MDDL of 510 feet

04 Mar 2018

Urban homes in Telangana to have digital door numbers

Project aims to provide digital-friendly & future-proof address system to citizens of 72 Urban Local Bodies for quicker access to govt services

03 Mar 2018

Four dysfunctional clock towers in Hyderabad to start ticking again

GHMC’s past efforts to rope in noted watch companies in the country to do the job failed as changing the worn-out clock batteries at regular intervals was perceived to be difficult.

02 Mar 2018

Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority’s FOB tenders get zero response

The first attempt of Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) to construct foot overbridges (FOBs) in the first phase goes for a toss as private agencies have not come forward  to take up t

01 Mar 2018

Now, GHMC to dispose off building applications in 17 to 21 days

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has decided to dispose the building applications in 17 and 21 days by fixing responsibilities on the town planning officials at various levels.

25 Feb 2018

GHMC blocks internet service for ‘playful’ staff

Staff allegedly waste time online, shirk work.

20 Feb 2018

Ahead of Ugadi, the curious case of the disappearing Neem trees in Hyderabad

Once a common tree in households and road sides, the Neem is fast disappearing from the landscape of Hyderabad.

18 Feb 2018

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation seeks Rs 368 crore from 14th Finance Commission for projects

To avail the grants, GHMC has identified state specific needs for consideration of the Finance Commission and prepared a consolidated ADP to the tune of Rs 368 crore.

18 Feb 2018

Hyderabad: Soon, Osmansagar to be developed as tourist spot

HMDA wants to create recreational facilities so that more people and tourists come to the place and enjoy the  serene atmosphere during weekends and holidays.

17 Feb 2018

Greater Hyderabad municipal corporators want pay hike and swanky cars

If not fat salaries on a par with legislators, GHMC corporators are demanding modern cars, drivers, diesel, office boy and secretary.

16 Feb 2018

Hyderabad: Urban Local Bodies to adopt new system to boost work efficiency in sanitation

The Municipal Administration and Urban Development permitted DMA department to adopt SWG system in place of outsourced contract system in all ULBs in the state.

14 Feb 2018

Hyderabad's iconic Murgi Chowk Clock Tower may crumble soon, says study

Though JNTU-H study suggests the building be raised, INTACH wants GHMC to renovate it.

12 Feb 2018

Neem trees fast disappearing from landscape of Hyderabad

Experts attribute the disappearance to a parasite called Loranthus or Honey Suckle Mistletoe that affects the tree’s growth.

12 Feb 2018