In 2013, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) will be taking up three Road Under Bridges (RUBs) and one Road Over Bridge (RoB) crossing over the railway tracks in different parts of the city. The projects costing about Rs 75 crore are already in different stages of progress. The RUB at the revised site of Uttamnagar instead of Safilguda will be constructed at a cost of Rs30 crore.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, that has failed to execute the 'Slum-Free Hyderabad' project on its own, can now hope to revive the project with the Centre in principle agreeing to fund the project.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation is dragging its feet on major environmental, civic and transport infrastructure projects worth over Rs 500 crore either with work yet to start or with just 20 per cent of the work being completed.
The general body of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation cleared the Rs 3,800 crore annual budget for 2013-14 and now the document awaits the approval of the state government. The budget allots Rs 2,271 crore for capital expenditure including Rs 471.85 crore towards land and land improvement, Rs 187 core for buildings, bridges, flyovers, subways, roads and pavements, Rs 431.20 crore
In Hyderabad, Srinagar Colony main road has been declared a commercial road, paving the way for property owners to either construct or exploit their existing buildings for commercial use. Henceforth, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) will allow shopping complexes, hotels, hospitals, retail shopping activities, service establishments, function halls and petro filling stations on the road.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) will carry out the project of providing grade separators on the metro rail corridor II for smooth flow of traffic. The civic body plan to rope in a consultant for studying feasibility of grade separators which could either be a flyover or an underpass to cross the road
The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) refuses to give 284 acre land in Jawaharnagar to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) for the latter's proposed buffer zone project. The GHMC sought 172 acre land from HMDA to set up a 100 metre buffer zone around the existing garbage dump in the area to prevent ground, water and air pollu
For the first time, a Hyderabad city road Erragadda-JNTU, Kukatpally stretch is being widened to 200 feet (60 metres) by the Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) and Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC). If the road is expanded to 200 ft as per the master plan, it may become the widest road in city.