Hyderabad: Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister K.T. Rama Rao on Monday laid the foundation stone for a new bridge across the Musi River at Fathullaguda-Peerjadiguda.
Speaking at the event, KTR said that the Musi River used to be the lifeline of Hyderabad, but it had become polluted and neglected over the years. The state government was now committed to restoring the river’s glory, he said.
“We are constructing 14 new bridges across the Musi River at a cost of Rs. 545 crore,” KTR said. “We are also undertaking water purification works, which will be completed by the end of October. We will also construct STPs with a capacity of 2,000 million litres per day.”
KTR said that the state government was committed to completing the Musi River beautification project on time and within budget. “We will fulfill the Chief Minister’s dream of beautifying the Musi River from Manchirevula to Ghatkesar,” he said.LB Nagar MLA Sudhir Reddy, GHMC Mayor Gadwal Vijayalakshmi, and other officials were also present at the event. (INN)