The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) panel approved 16 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives during a standing committee meeting presided over by mayor Gadwal Vijayalakshmi. These include CSR efforts such as pond rejuvenation, community hall construction, and tree planting drives.
The following are some of the proposed projects that have been given the green light.
The standing committee has approved an MoU signing between Zonal Commissioner of Serilingampally and Malligavad Foundation for the rejuvenation of Regula Kunta in Miyapur with CSR support for one year in order to revitalize the ponds, lakes, and other water bodies in and around Hyderabad.
The restoration and beauty of the Pedda Talla Kunta in Upparapalli, Ranga Reddy district, has been permitted for three years. The GST and Customs Departments will look into this.
Another Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been approved between the Zonal Commissioner of the LB Nagar Zone and the Green Yatra firm to maintain Kapra Lake for three years.
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The meeting approved the construction of a storm water drain from Pedda Cheruvu to Jangam Bandham Kunta. The goal is to reduce flooding in Ward 125 of Gajularamaram Circle. The drain would be created with CSR funds at a cost of Rs 11.15 crore.
The construction of a community hall in Chandanagar, as well as a multipurpose event hall in Jawahar Nagar, has been permitted. This project is expected to cost Rs 5.60 crore.
In March of this year, it was announced that 50 lakes, 25 of which are under the jurisdiction of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) and the rest of which are under the jurisdiction of the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA), would be revitalized with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds provided by private companies in Hyderabad. Telangana’s Minister of Municipal Administration and Urban Development, K. T. Rama Rao, launched the ‘Lakes Development Programme’ in Hyderabad on March 28th.
Minister K. T. Rama Rao presented MoU certificates to real estate development enterprises that have adopted lakes for development at the inauguration event. Many of these people are real estate developers. These lakes have been chosen by private companies as part of their CSR project and will be refurbished.