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Construction : Web Exclusive | January 2013 | Source : Construction Update

Governor gives status of key projects in Hyderabad

The third phase of Krishna water supply project in Hyderabad would be completed in 18 months once the works are grounded, Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan informed recently.

He also said that efforts were being made to bring at the earliest, the Godavari waters under a different scheme taken up at a cost of Rs 3,375 crore.

He informed this while speaking at the Republic Day celebrations. He gave an account of the progress made on various infrastructure projects being implemented for Hyderabad, saying the Rs 14,000-crore Hyderabad Metro Rail Project “is progressing briskly”.

He expects the Nagole-Mettuguda corridor of the project to be completed by December 2014 well ahead of the schedule.

On the other hand, the prestigious eight-lane Outer Ring Road (ORR) project, whose estimated outlay was Rs 6,700 crore, was nearing completion.

It was completed to the extent of 121 km out of a total length of 158 km envisaged and this stretch was thrown open to traffic. The entire ORR, which would make Hyderabad a city of dependable infrastructure, would be completed by December this year.

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