Hyderabad: Transport Minister Mahender Reddy laid the foundation stone for the construction of new Collectorate building for Ranga Reddy district at Ibrahimpatnam mandal on Thursday.
Excise Minister T. Padma Rao, MP Koda Visveswar Reddy, MLAs Manchi Reddy Kishan Reddy, Teegala Krishna Reddy, Vamshichand Reddy and Joint Collector Surender Abnar were also present.
Speaking on the occasion, the minister informed that the new building of Ranga Reddy Collectorate would come up on 40 acres of land at a cost of Rs. 43 crore.
It would be equipped with all modern facilities to provide better services to the citizens. He said new buildings were also being constructed for the Medchal and Viqarabad Collectorates. He said the construction of these buildings would be completed in one year.
Addressing the gathering, Ranga Reddy District Collector M. Raghunandan said that the new Collectorate was being constructed to reduce inconvenience to the people coming from far off places. He said the new building was close to Outer Ring Road. He hoped that the new building would be useful for the next 40-50 years. (INN)