Hyderabad: Principal Secretary Municipal Administration Arvind Kumar today held a review meeting with the GHMC officials and took stock of the works being taken up in Kukatpally zone.
Arvind Kumar said that the problems being faced by the public during monsoon like water logging, pot holes, water stagnation, overflowing of drains, debris removal should be addressed. The zonal commissioners and senior officers should inspect regularly.
The vulnerable points should be identified and immediate steps should be taken to redress the problem. He asked the Assistant Engineers to convene at least four ward level meetings with the local resident welfare associations in a couple of days and interact with the public to have a firsthand knowledge of the problems faced by the public.
The managers of water works department, traffic police and sanitation officials should also be part of the team. He asked the GHMC officials to rise to the occasion and solve the problems faced by the public during the rainy season.
Apart from the vulnerable points identified by the officials, the complaints coming out of the interactive session with the public should be addressed by next week, he said.
The Principal Secretary also asked all the GHMC officials to download the GHMC app. Similarly, all the officials should open a twitter account and post works relating to clearance of debris, drains desilting and other works on twitter. Photographs of the work before being taken up and after completion should be posted on twitter.
He advised the officials to wear the GHMC jacket while working on the field to have a visible impact. He also asked the officials to take up as a special drive and clear all the tree branches which are left on the roads.
GHMC Commissioner B Janardhan Reddy asked the officials to respect the citizen and the public will appreciate the work done.
He said that in a couple of months 350 kms footpath will be laid in the city and as such officials should ensure that no encroachments of footpaths should be allowed.
Chief Engineer Ziauddin, Zonal Commissioner Shankariah and other officials attended the meeting. (INN)