HYDERABAD: Municipal Administration and Urban Development minister KT Rama Rao directed the officials of Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) to take all precautionary measures in the construction of Metro Rail project, in the wake of the recent accident in Kolkota, where a flyover collapsed during construction.
Reviewing the progress of HMR works on Thursday, Rama Rao directed the officials to give priority to safty.
The minister also discussed the roadblocks in HMR works. He directed the officials to solve the traffic problem at Malakpet where the construction of ROB was in progress. He also told Metro Rail managing director NVS Reddy to personally supervise the works.
Union Minister’s Visit
At another review with Panchayat Raj department officials, Rama Rao said Union Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh will visit the state on April 19. During his one day tour, Birender Singh would inspect the Mission Bhagiratha works in Paleru Assembly segment in Khammam district and also some works in Medak, Rama Rao added.
Rama Rao directed Panchayat Raj commissioner Anitha Ramachandran to see that there was no delay in distribution of of Asara pensions. The minister said he would speak to the officials of Finance department, for release of required funds for distribution of Asara pensions.