HMWSSB to speed up water works

HYDERABAD: The 1,100 pending works on water supply in the Greater Hyderabad area would be completed by the end of the March this year within the budget of Rs 151 core, Hyderabad Metro Water Su

Published: 01st February 2012 04:47 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 05:47 PM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: The 1,100 pending works on water supply in the Greater Hyderabad area would be completed by the end of the March this year within the budget of Rs 151 core, Hyderabad Metro Water Supply and Sewerage Board MD Adhar Sinha said at the RR district review committee meeting here on Tuesday.

Malkajgiri MLA Akula Rajendarexpressed concern that the ground water level was decreasing and would result in water shortage during the coming summer.

DRC chairman and minister D Sridhar Babu asked the RR district collector to work in coordination with HMWSSB and GHMC to make sure that there would be no water scarcity in GHMC.

MLC K Nageswar asked HMWSSB to issue water bills on the basis of the residential area like slums, commercial and industrial.

He also suggested free water supply to slum-dwellers. Home minister Sabita Reddy supported Nageswar’s suggestion.

Qutbullapur MLA Kuna Srisailam Goud asked municipal commissioner MT Krishna Babu to create proper infrastructure in 175 villages which have no proper roads, power, water supply. Serilingampally MLA M Bhikshapathi Yadav and Tandur MLA P Mahender Reddy complained about lack of amenities in their areas and that many families had no ration cards.

The DRC was divided into two sessions.

In the morning session, the meeting was on rural areas and in the evening on urban areas. Collector V Seshadri, JCs , MLAs, MLCs attended the meet.

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