Renovation of Culverts, Sumps on the Cards

Published: 28th March 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th March 2015 04:29 AM   |  A+A-

VIJAYAPURA: Vijayawada Municipal Corporation has now shifted its focus on the development of damaged roads, that are creating inconvenience to the public. The civic body is preparing plans to renovate culverts and sumps at a cost of `3.5 crore under non-plan grants.

The civic authorities have already prepared a comprehensive plan for the development of damaged roads and drains in Circle-3. VMC commissioner G Veerapandian on Friday enquired about the plans during his field inspection in Circle-3. He directed the officials to submit a report on the need for construction of CC roads in Division 24 and a walking track for the people near APSRM High School in Division 23.

The commissioner sought to know about the plans made by the engineering department officials to construct CC roads and Bituminous (BT) roads in Divisions 14, 15, 16,  17, 19, 20 and 21 of Vijayawada. He directed the engineering department officials to repair the damaged roads, drains and manholes in Divisions 11, 12 and 13.

Veerapandian instructed the officials to take measures for the immediate cleaning of a drain near Satyanarayanapuram railway track and to re-start the  works of community hall at Luna Centre in the city.

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