Minister Sore Over Delay In Water Works

Hyderabad: Expressing ire over the delay in Integrated Water Supply Scheme taken up under JNNRUM in Rajendra Nagar circle, Municipal Administration Minister KT Rama Rao directed the Metro Water Works MD to give a comprehensive report as to why the delay for seven long years in implementing the scheme and asked the officials to initiate action against those responsible for it.

The minister held a review meeting on pipeline works and projects construction by Metro Water Works under the limits of Twin Cities. The city MLAs, officials and working agencies participated in the review meeting and discussed on water supply and the progress of the project works.

The Minister directed the officials to give the map of the Basthies located constituency-wise to be supplied water to the MLAs. He said the maps should have details of the project-wise works, expenditure and when the projects would be completed.

The Minister also directed the officials to take responsibility of supplying water to all areas inside the Outer Ring Road by enhancing the Metro Water Works limit. He asked the officials to go ahead in coordination with the Ranga Reddy district Collector to see that there won’t be any problem in supplying drinking water during this summer. He said that the Metro Water Works have to use adequate water tanks for the same.

He also suggested to the officials to take all precautionary measures when other department’s project works take place particularly Metro Water Works department has to restore the roads immediately where the digging works were taking place for the sake of pipelines.

The officials have to lay the white tapping roads where the departments dig the entire road for the sake of pipelines. He made it clear that severe action will be initiated against those responsible for any accident by filing criminal cases. 

COURTESY: NSS

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