Hyderabad: Telangana has submitted proposals worth Rs 1,410 crore for construction of elevated corridors on highways connecting Hyderabad to Bengaluru, Vijayawada and Warangal highways.
Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday spoke to Union Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and made the request to approve the proposals aimed at easing the congestion on these routes.
The Chief Minister mooted the proposal for 6.40 km of elevated corridor from Uppal to Ghatkesar on the Hyderabad-Warangal highway and urged the Centre to sanction Rs 950 crore for it.
He sought sanction of Rs 290 crore for the 10-km elevated corridor from Aramgarh to Shamshabad Airport on Hyderabad-Mahabubnagar-Bengaluru route, and Rs 170 crore for the construction of utility corridor (including service roads) of 26 km on Hyderabad-Suryapet-Vijayawada route.
According to a statement from the Chief Minister's Office, the Union Minister positively responded to the request.
The Chief Minister directed Municipal Administration Minister K. T. Rama Rao and Chief Advisor to Government Rajiv Sharma, who were in Delhi, to meet the Union Minister to submit a memorandum and estimates in this regard.