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GHMC spends Rs 20 cr on Ganesh immersion facilities in Hyderabad

GHMC spends Rs 20 cr on Ganesh immersion facilities in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: The GHMC has made Ganesh immersion arrangements at cost of Rs 20 crore at 32 major locations in the city. It undertook 176 roads recarpeting and repair works worth Rs 9.29 crore.

City Mayor Bonthu Ram Mohan held a review meeting with GHMC officials on immersion facilities and said made extensive arrangements had been made. Ganesh ‘action teams’ will be stationed at every 3 km in the city during immersion processions.

The team will include one sanitary jawan, three SFAs and 21 sanitation workers working in three shifts. In all, 481 supervisors, 719 SFAs and 9,849 sanitation workers have been assigned sanitation tasks.

About 92 mobile toilets along with 27 health camps have been set up in the city.

About 93 static cranes and 134 mobile cranes have been deployed in 32 areas for glitch-free immersions.

Khairtabad Zonal Commissioner Musharraf Ali Faruqui said, “Forty large cranes have been set into operation by GHMC at Tank Bund. About 130 mobile cranes, 50 static cranes, 38,000 lights, 15 km of barricading and 10,000 security personnel have also been deployed. An additional 1,000 MTs of waste will be lifted during the festivities.”

Authored by Mohammed Hussain, mohammedhussain.reporter@gmail.com

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