Minister KTR holds review meeting on monsoon preparedness

The Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MA&UD) Minister K. T. Rama Rao presided over an important meeting on Saturday to assess the preparedness of Hyderabad and other municipalities across Telangana for the impending monsoon season.
The Minister emphatically directed both the elected representatives and officials to diligently complete all pending tasks by June 1, ahead of the monsoon season, to avert any possibility of flooding and inconvenience to the public.

The review meeting was attended by MLAs from the city, senior officials from MA&UD, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), CDMA and ENC departments. The meeting extensively deliberated on the progress of the Strategic Nala Development Programme (SNDP), with a detailed review of the ongoing works and their status.

The MLAs from Musheerabad, Amberpet, L.B. Nagar, Jubilee Hills, Kukatpally, Malkajgiri, Quthbullapur, Serlingampally, and other constituencies participated in the meeting. The Minister conducted a comprehensive inquiry with each of the MLAs to ascertain the status of SNDP works in their respective constituencies, addressing any obstacles or delays encountered. KTR meticulously sought details about each nala to ensure that all areas are safeguarded against inundation during the monsoons.

The MA&UD Minister discussed the challenges faced and suggested solutions. KTR urged the officials to take decisive action against agencies that are failing to meet deadlines and emphasized the need to expedite any pending works. He also instructed the MLAs to conduct regular site visits to ensure the timely completion of the projects, holding both the officials and agencies accountable for their commitments.

Ministers P Sabitha Indra Reddy, C Malla Reddy, Talasani Srinivas Yadav, Mayor Gadwal Vijayalaxmi, Special Chief Secretary of MA&UD Arvind Kumar, GHMC Commissioner D.S. Lokesh, and others participated in the meeting.