Hyderabad: Home Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali inaugurated the Punjagutta Steel Bridge here on Friday.
Animal Husbandry Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav, GHMC Mayor Dr. Bonthu Rammohan , MLA Danam Nagender, GHMC Commissioner Lokesh Kumar, Corporator M. Kavitha Reddy, C.E. (Projects) Sreedhar and S.E. Jyothirmayi participated in the inauguration programme.
Speaking on the occasion, the Home Minister said that GHMC was keeping special focus in solving traffic problems in the city. He said that the Punjagutta Road was one of the busiest roads in the city.
Minister MA&UD K. Taraka Ramarao has given much importance and given approval for road widening and construction of Steel Bridge to ease the traffic congestion at Punjagutta and GHMC undertaken the construction with the cost of Rs.5.95 Crores.
The construction of Steel Bridge has been completed without disturbing the tombs in the graveyard using Steel Plate Girders. With the opening of the bridge the traffic problem will ease and also reduce the pollution.
Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav said that various countries evinced keen interest in investing in Hyderabad with the kind of development taking place.
During lock down period GHMC undertook various works like construction of flyovers, desilting of nalas, widening of nalas etc.,
The Mayor said that with the opening of Steel Bridge, the flow of traffic would be eased. (INN)