MA&UD Minister K Taraka Rama Rao held a meeting with the HoDs of MA&UD department at Pragathi Bhavan . Minister asked the officials to develop slip roads and main roads in the western part of Hyderabad city in a war footing.

In the meeting, the Minister discussed identifying locations of slip roads and missing link roads in the IT corridor. During the meeting, the Minister directed the officials to find out more locations where there is a need for developing new roads in the city.

Minister instructed Municipal Administration officials to immediately initiate talks with Railways officials where there is a need to construct Road Under Bridges and Road Over Bridges. Minister opined that traffic congestion could be eased if minor stretches of new connecting link roads are laid. Minister asked officials to prioritise these.

The officials will make plans of laying link roads from Borabanda – Miyapur main road to Hitec city and Madhapur areas. New linkage roads and main roads will be laid from Jubilee Hills to Knowledge city, Old Bombay Highway.

The government will also develop new arterial roads from Financial District to Kokapet, Tellapur, Nizampet, Kukatpally, Hafizpet connecting Outer Ring Road.

Mayor Bonthu Ram Mohan, MA&UD Principal Secretary Arvind Kumar, GHMC Commissioner Lokesh Kumar, Chief City planners, chief engineers participated.