The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) plans to execute major civic projects in Hyderabad which have been halted because of the COVID 19 pandemic. As until mid-June, many GHMC officials were focused to control the spread of Covid-19, now decided to concentrate on stalled civic projects.
GHMC Focus to Resume Halted Civic Projects
GHMC officials planning to restart major civic projects in Hyderabad. Apart from that Revenue generation activities, monsoon-related works, infrastructure development, road restoration and laying of new roads would be given the same importance.
Prior to the second week of June, officials property tax department worked hard to prevent the virus from spreading. They have been asked to examine property tax defaulters, visit homes to collect taxes and evaluate unassessed properties as well over the last three days.
The sanitary and town planning department was also instructed to restart visits to the field. Traders were notified that before June 30 they have to renew their trading license. Penalties will be imposed if they fail to do so.
The department of entomology is also in the process of fighting transmitted diseases. Apart from containing the spread of the virus, they are working on fogging and anti-larval operations.
The Online grievance redressal system is also improved. If any problems occur, people can communicate directly with HoDs and the GHMC commissioner via a video call from 4.00 to 5.00 pm.
The GHMC drive to restart civic projects in Hyderabad would develop infrastructure and boost investments in the city which helps to revive the real estate sector.
By: Shailaja K