/Autonomous agency to oversee development works in Hyderabad

Autonomous agency to oversee development works in Hyderabad

An autonomous third-party agency will be established and assigned to monitor and verify the development work being carried out in Hyderabad.

The agency will consist of retired engineers and road-building specialists, who will not only have the power to investigate various works but also punish contractors and others who execute projects in case of irregularities.

GHMC Commissioner M Dana Kishore has mooted the idea of ​​setting up third-party inspection authority at a meeting in Hyderabad on Saturday.
“To check whether work is being done with appropriate approvals, quality standards, safeguards, and time schedules, an agency will be set up that will operate independently. This will streamline development works and ensure quality, ”said M Dana Kishore.

In a meeting held at the metro rail office in Begumpet, the official said that 10 departments which carry out development work in the city, including GHMC, HMWS & SB, Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL), Roads and Buildings (R&B), Central Power Related to construction and renovation works during the excavation of roads by Distribution Company Limited (CPDCL), TS Industrial Infrastructure Corporation (TSIIC), HMDA, NHAI, Hyderabad Road Development Corporation (HRDCL), and Transmission Corporation of Telangana (TSTransco). But the following will be the specifications of the monitor. city.

All government bodies working in the Greater Hyderabad border will allocate Rs 10 lakh each for the establishment and functioning of the autonomous body. Most of the time, these corporations do excavation work, but do not complete them on time or simply leave them in the middle. This causes problems to other departments, Dana Kishore said.

A committee of officials from departments such as HMWSSB, HMRL, Transco and others has been formed to decide on the exact role, the extent of power and other aspects of the third-party agency, ”said Dana Kishore.

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