Permanent housing facilities for poor: KCR

HYDERABAD: Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday said that the government would construct permanent housing facility for the homeless at Chilkalaguda area by making use of 10 acres of railway land. The government would talk with the railway officials for the land and there was no need to panic, he said.

Addressing a Swacch Hyderabad program at Parsigutta, Rao expressed concern that many families were living on nalas amid stink and foul-smell. The government will construct houses for the poor, he said. Rao also said that he would make a regular visit in a month to the area and press the officials to address the needs of the people.

Rao said that a team led by deputy Chief Minister Mahamood Ali and others made a study tour to Nagpur and Delhi for preparing a plan of action to make Hyderabad clean and green that sans dust bins in future. The GHMC will provide two dust boxes to every household and collect garbage through 2,500 autos he said. Hyderabad was a noted city and has hundreds of nalas causing problem to the people, he said adding that the issues will be resolved.

He exhorted the women folk to participate in the clean drive to root out the garbage problem and make Hyderabad a beautiful city that sans garbage as well as dust bins in near future. Unless the women come forward the government cannot alone address this issue, he averred.(NSS)

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