As a part of the monsoon plan, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation on Tuesday has razed down 162 buildings in the city.
Another 26 buildings are in queue to be demolished and 12 others are to be repaired as a part of the drive. On June 11th the monsoon plan has begun and will continue till all the old and unreliable buildings are taken care of. A total of 766 buildings have been marked as dilapidated. 331 buildings have been added to the last year’s 435.
Around 11 dilapidated buildings in the Charminar zone have been demolished and a building vacated and seized in Kukatpally Circle.
191 buildings have been razed so far and 133 structures have either been repaired or vacated. The officials are now working on demolishing or repairing another 422 buildings. Residents of the buildings have been counseled by GHMC to vacate the buildings for their own safety. The most dangerous and fragile structures are barricaded and the locals are advised not to move around the structures.
Dana Kishore, the Civic Commissioner, has also appealed to the owners and the occupants of the buildings to cooperate with the GHMC by immediately vacating them so that demolition of those buildings can be done to safeguard human lives.