Telangana okays Rs 25 bn to fix rain-damaged roads
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Telangana okays Rs 25 bn to fix rain-damaged roads

The Telangana government has authorised the release of Rs 25 billion to repair roads and culverts damaged by rain.

The government has asked the Roads and Buildings Department finalise the bids. Out of the approved sum, Rs 18.65 billion is earmarked for road repairs and Rs 6.35 billion for building culverts.

According to R&B Department officials, a review meeting led by chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao came to the decision to provide funds for road maintenance and culvert building on December 10. In response to the chief minister’s directive, the finance department sanctioned the requested sum. Following the chief minister’s instructions, the state’s Minister of Roads and Buildings, Vemula Prashanth Reddy, directed department personnel to begin work immediately.

In numerous locations on the roadways in the Karimnagar, Adilabad, Warangal, Khammam, Medak, Nalgonda, Mahabubnagar, Adilabad, Nizamabad, and Rangareddy (rural) circles, officials have identified damaged culverts.

Officials say that 1,675 km of the 27,521 km of state roads were damaged in 664 locations due to rain. According to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), a total of 1,087 culverts and roads have suffered significant damage due to the rain.

The officials announced that tenders would be invited for the repairs, with the work to be completed in two months.

See also:
Tumakuru extension to be completed on schedule: Gadkari
Maharashtra set to begin work on Alibaug-Virar corridor


The Telangana government has authorised the release of Rs 25 billion to repair roads and culverts damaged by rain. The government has asked the Roads and Buildings Department finalise the bids. Out of the approved sum, Rs 18.65 billion is earmarked for road repairs and Rs 6.35 billion for building culverts. According to R&B Department officials, a review meeting led by chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao came to the decision to provide funds for road maintenance and culvert building on December 10. In response to the chief minister’s directive, the finance department sanctioned the requested sum. Following the chief minister’s instructions, the state’s Minister of Roads and Buildings, Vemula Prashanth Reddy, directed department personnel to begin work immediately. In numerous locations on the roadways in the Karimnagar, Adilabad, Warangal, Khammam, Medak, Nalgonda, Mahabubnagar, Adilabad, Nizamabad, and Rangareddy (rural) circles, officials have identified damaged culverts. Officials say that 1,675 km of the 27,521 km of state roads were damaged in 664 locations due to rain. According to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), a total of 1,087 culverts and roads have suffered significant damage due to the rain. The officials announced that tenders would be invited for the repairs, with the work to be completed in two months. See also: Tumakuru extension to be completed on schedule: GadkariMaharashtra set to begin work on Alibaug-Virar corridor

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