Hyderabad: GHMC Mayor Bonthu Rammohan has directed the Engineering officials to immediately take up the works pertaining to potholes by deploying additional labour and teams wherever necessary as most of the roads were being damaged due to continuous rains since past few days.
The Mayor said though recarpeting of roads have been taken up before the monsoon, due to continuous rains, the roads were getting damaged, several pot holes have been identified which were causing hardship to the citizens. He asked the Engineering officials of State Road Development Corporation and GHMC to coordinate properly for taking up recarpeting and restoration works.
The Mayor said that the GHMC is having only one B.T Hot Mix Plant at Chudi Bazar with which carrying of the material to the difference parts of the Circles and Zones is causing delay for taking up the works in this connection after detailed discussions with the Commissioner the Mayor directed the Engineering officials to provide temporary B.T Hot Mix plant at Yapral, Fathullaguda, Khaitlapur and other GHMC sites by calling short tenders within 3 days for arranging temporary B.T Hot Mix Plants within a week to ten days.
The Mayor along with Commissioner Dr B. Janardhan Reddy held a review meeting with Chief Engineers, SEs, EEs with experts from top most Universities to take up road restoration works on priority to speed up the works as per the suggestions from the experts.
While interacting with the officials the GHMC Commissioner directed the engineering officials to have a close coordination with HMWS&SB, BSNL, L&T, HRDC, National Highways while taking up the maintenance of restoration works without causing any inconvenience to the line departments. The Commissioner instructed the officials to ensure that cent percent material was available for taking up restoration works and there should not be any problems while issuing the material to the contractors and further directed that the contractors must maintain quality and the work should be completed in a time bound manner. The Mayor and the Commissioner enquired about the difficulties which are being faced by the engineering wing at the sites and assured them all possible help will be given to them for taking up restoration works. (NSS)