The Chief Minister K.Rosaiah
said the city of Hyderabad will be developed on par with international
cities in all respects with state of the art infrastructure facilities as
well as citizen services.
Chairing the 2nd Board meeting of HMDA, the Chief Minister reviewed the
activities of Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority with the
Minister for MA&UD, Mr.Anam Ramanarayana Reddy, Mayor of GHMC, Mrs.
B.Karthik Reddy and members of the Board. He has released the CD
comprising of the Draft Revised Master Plan of erstwhile HUDA.
The City of Hyderabad should be transformed into a compact, efficient,
healthy and safe city, the Chief Minister said. It should be pedestrian
friendly and environmental friendly city and the departments concerned
should work in tandem for fulfilling these objectives by involving all the
stakeholders, the Chief Minister said. Improvement of transport system
both rail and road and easing of traffic, widening of major roads and
infrastructure development should be taken up keeping in view the future
requirements, the Chief Minister added.
The Chief Minister directed the officials to display the details of the
revised Master Plan at all Zonal offices of GHMC and conduct meetings to
discuss elaborately with the Mayor, Dy.Mayor and Corporators so as to
apprise the citizens about the details of the Master Plan. He directed
that objections if any from the citizens should be obtained by the end of
February 2010 so as to finalize the same. Meanwhile the base map Master
Plan for the extended area under HMDA is also under progress and a draft
plan is expected to be ready by March 2010.
Reviewing the 8-lane 158 km Outer Ring Road project, the Chief Minister
said that the Phase-1 of the project should be completed by June 2010 and
directed the officials to strict to schedules and complete the Phase-IIA
by December 2011 and Phase-IIB by July 2012 in all respects.
Regarding the Hussain Sagar Lake & catchment area improvement project, the
Chief Minister wanted the project to speeded up and completed by 2012-13
by improving the overall lake environment & biodiversity and promoting
eco-tourism. The project is estimated to cost Rs.370 crores out of which
the JICA is financing Rs.310 crore and the Government of A.P. share is