Hyderabad, Sep 30 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy today said the state government had taken up several measures for the development of Hyderabad as a 'model city'.
Addressing a gathering here after inaugurating the newly constructed flyover at Nalgonda Cross Road, he said the government had already taken up developmental works at a cost of Rs 27,000 crore for metro rail, flyovers, roads and drainage system.
Dr Reddy said the government had taken steps to solve the drinking water problem in the city. The city would get water for four hours every day by December.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) had constructed the flyover at a cost of Rs 11 crore, which was taken up in August 2005.
The main part of the flyover was constructed on government land and the Metro Rail alignment issue was also resolved, the GHMC officials said.