Funds alloted for suburban rail

The Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MAUD) department of the state government on Friday released Rs.5.81 crore towards first installment under plan schemes for the year 2013-14 towards assistance for the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) to construct Multi Model Suburban Rail Transport System.

The MAUD also released an amount of Rs 23.66 crore towards first installment for the year 2013-14 as assistance to Hyderabad Metro Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS & SB) for various works.

The amount would be utilised for implementation of water supply in slum areas, assistance for strengthening water supply network in the GHMC area, assistance for implementation of water supply in slum area, extention and improvements of water supply and sewerage works, pollution and conservation of Musi River.