Hyderabad: Chief Secretary S.P. Singh has told Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited authorities that work on the Metro Rail must be completed in 2017 and acquisition of land is a priority.
A list of properties to be acquired for the project has been handed over to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation and the Wakf Board.
About 103 property owners have consented to selling their properties on the Badichowdi-Sultan Bazaar- Putlibowli stretch. Owners of seven properties between Ameerpet and Shilparamam have also given their consent.
The GHMC commissioner has been told to acquire the properties on priority at Krishnanagar and Siri Sampada Apartments on the Ameerpet stretch.
The Wakf Board has been told to ensure that tenants vacate the property at Musheerabad Junction for which payment has been released by the government.
The private property at Kundan Bagh must be handed over immediately as work on the Begumpet Metro station is pending. Properties under litigation must be resolved, said Mr Singh.
The first-ever multi-level parking complex in the capital which was set to come up in Old City six years back has hit a hurdle due to the multi-crore Charminar pedestrian project (CPP).
The repairs to footpaths taken up by the Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMR) at the Gymkhana and Parade grounds, and other beautification work at Uppal and Nagole stations need to be replicated elsewhere, Chief Secretary S.P. Singh said on Sunday.
Despite successive governments claiming to have enough power to supply to agriculture sector and unequivocally vowing to improve irrigation potential, over 300 irrigation wells in Indervelli mandal of Adilabad district are awaiting a power connection since nearly quarter of a century.
Perseverance, evidence, hot pursuit and diplomacy are paying off in the retrieval of stolen and smuggled antiquities from abroad.
The Deccan Heritage Trust will hold an exhibition of old textbooks, certificates, medals, photographs to mark the centenary year of Osmania University.
The victims were identified as T. Subash 40, wife Anusamma, 30, and son Gyaneshwar.
With the government keen to commission the Nagole-Begumpet Metro Rail service by mid-2017, chief secretary S.P. Singh on Sunday surveyed the stretch to identify the gaps in construction work, passenger security measures and feeder services.
The negligence of Water Board officials and contractors while laying pipelines in the IT corridor could lead to leakages in future.
GHMCs circles 16, 12 and 8 took the top places in the recent ranks given by the civic body on various aspects including being free of open defecation and garbage.
Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej has said the government should not "interfere" in the real estate sector, often cited as one of the biggest black money generators, even as he termed demonetisation a "positive step".
There is uncertainty about the passage of the Muslim/ST Reservation Bills in the ongoing winter session of the state Legislature.
The 344 medicines that were banned by the Centre in May 2016 continue to be sold even on the outskirts as also in the rural areas, drug officials said.