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TS to have Rural Roads Corporation

Published: 02nd November 2014 06:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd November 2014 06:04 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: Highlighting the need of developing roads in rural areas, Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday instructed the officials to immediately constitute Telangana Rural Roads Development Corporation for the purpose.

Not only highways and main roads, but also roads in rural areas should be developed, he stressed and said the government would be spending `5,000 crore for developing and repairing roads under the Panchayat raj department.

Apart from paying `700 crore arrears to contractors, the government will also allocate `2,400 crore for laying BT roads in rural areas, he said at a review of panchyat raj roads at the Secretariat. He asked the officials to call tenders within a week and ensure that work orders are issued on the 15th day from then.  “The works should start on the 20th day and an action plan should be chalked out by Nov-end,” he said.

Chandrasekhar Rao said there are kacha roads nearly to an extent of 29,000 km in the state, and there is a need to look into how many of them can be developed.

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