HYDERABAD: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has enhanced its emergency fleet to 18 vehicles from the existing six, equipped with modern equipment, to deal with the monsoon.
The vehicles were flagged of by deputy chief minister Mahmood Ali in the presence of home minister Nayani Narasimha Reddy, excise minister T Padma Rao and GHMC commissioner Somesh Kumar.
Mahmood Ali appreciated the efforts of the GHMC officials for following chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s instructions without delay and also expressed satisfaction with the works which have been taken at the Mecca Masjid in view of the upcoming Ramzan.
The emergency vehicles will be available to the complainant within a 15-minute time frame. The GHMC has modernised the vehicles to tackle emergencies in a more appropriate way.
Meanwhile, Narasimha Reddy said that KCR is very keen to develop Hyderabad as a model city. Somesh Kumar said the GHMC will solve all problems on the spot with the fleet and requested citizens to call the 24x7 call centre number (21111111) and cooperate with the squads who will work round-the-clock in all the 18 circles falling under the purview of the GHMC.