Hyderabad: Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) started identifying dilapidated buildings in Hyderabad.
Monsoon in Hyderabad
This exercise started keeping in view of the monsoon in the city.
GHMC has identified many building in dilapidated condition in Charminar, Goshamahal, Secunderabad and Khairtabad.
Serving the notice to the owners of such buildings, the corporation has asked them to vacate the structure.
GHMC to demolish dilapidated buildings
Giving the details of the exercise, GHMC Commissioner Lokesh Kumar said that instructions have been issued to identify buildings in dilapidated condition and demolish them.
During monsoon season, the city receives moderate to heavy rainfall. In some instances, the collapse of walls takes place resulting in loss of lives.
To avoid any untoward incident during the rainy season, GHMC is gearing up to take all precautionary steps.