State govt plans big for Hyderabad

Telangana government is moving ahead with mammoth plans to transform Hyderabad into a truly global city. Plans are afoot to ease traffic congestion, provide world-class transport facilities and also increase greencover in and around Hyderabad.

CM K Chandrashekar Rao, who is regularly reviewing plans to develop Hyderabad, has embarked on a aerial survey on Sunday to assess some of the areas in an around the city. The CM has surveyed areas around Harina Vanasthali near Vanasthalipuram, Bhagyanagar Nandanavanam near Uppal and reserve forest at Kandlakoya junction, near Medchal.

After the aerial survey, CM has instructed officials to take steps to conserve the 1.60,00 acre forest lands around Hyderabad city and develop eco-parks in these areas.

Photo: CM and Forest Minister Jogu Ramanna embarking on a aerial survey of Hyderabad city

The government has also entrusted the responsibility to prepare a masterplan for building new flyovers, expressways and also development of exiting roads and junctions to a consultant.

The initial focus of the state government would be to ensure traffic congestion is solved. Plans to solve traffic problems include building about 100 Kms of expressways, 300 Kms of new roads, and 50 flyovers. Added to this about 56 junctions were identified for expansion and development.

Proposed Roads/Corridors

– Uppal Junction to Sangeet Junction

– Biodiversity Junction, Gachibowli – JNTU Junction, Kukatpalli

– Ambedkar Statue, Tankbind – Afzalgunj

– Abids Junction – Chaderghat Junction via Kothi

– Habsiguda – IDA Mallapur via Nacharam

– Hayathnagar – Nalgonda X Roads

– Chaderghat – Putlibowli, Jambagh – MJ Market- Ek Minar Junction – Nampalli

– Puranapool – Aramgadh Junction via Zoo Park

Proposed Junctions:

– Kothi Junction

– RTC X Roads Junction

– Secunderabad Junction

– Uppal Junction

– LB Nagar Junction

– Chaderghat Junction

– Putlibowli Junction

– Bahadurpura Junction


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