Hyderabad: Officials of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) were instructed by Mayor Bonthu Rammohan on Sunday to expedite and complete the construction and beautification works underway at Begumpet graveyard.
The Mayor along with MLA, Madhavaram Krishna Rao, GHMC zonal commissioner, S.Srinivas Reddy, inspected the construction works that were being undertaken at an approximate cost of Rs.2 crore.
The cemetery is spread over five acres and the municipal corporation provides amenities such as bathrooms, toilets, parking, internal approach roads, plantation of avenues, etc.
Aside from 50 loads of wild growth and bushes from the work site, about 150 lorries of debris are removed, a press release said.
Four platforms are to be installed as part of construction works, and there is a plan to build an electric crematorium at a later level.
Works concerning planting of the lane, aromatic trees, laying of internal roads, building of bathrooms and toilets have already been completed.
The Mayor instructed the officials to periodically track the works and to complete the work on the balance as soon as possible, the press release added. (INN)