Hyderabad : GHMC Commissioner B Janardhan Reddy today held a meeting with his officials of different departments and representatives of Ganesh Utsav Samithi in connection with arrangements for Ganesh immersion festival.
The GHMC was making arrangements for immersion of Ganesh idols of different sizes at 24 lakes in and around Hyderabad city. The main attraction would be at Hussainsagar lake where 27 cares would be deployed. Of the 27 cranes, 18 would be installed at Tankbund and 18 on NTR marg.
Addressing the meeting, Mayor B Rammohan said the GHMC has set up 165 Ganesh Action Teams (GAT). One team would be deployed for every 3-4 km and each team consist of one sanitary supervisor, sanitary jawan, electrician, three SF and 21 workers with three shifts per day. All arrangements are being made for smooth conduct of central Ganesh immersion procession to avoid any inconvenience to general public, he said. Main thrust would be given for smooth road for procession, removal of water stagnation, patch works, pot holes filling, lane marking and kerb painting, the mayor said.
Besides Hussainsagar, there are 23 lakes where arrangements for Ganesh idols immersion were made are: Kapra Cheruvu, Saroornagar cheruvu, Rajanna Bavi, Miralam Tank. Palle Cheruvu, Patti Kunta Cheruvu, Durgam Cheruvu, Malkam Cheruvu, Gopinagar Cheruvu, Pedda Cheruvu, Gangaram, Gurunatham Cheruvu, J.P. Nagar, Kaidamma Kunta, Hafizpet, Erla Cheruvu, Majeera Road, Vinayaka Nagar, Rayasamudram Lake, RC Puram, Sakicheruvu, Patancheruvu, IDL Tank,. Pragathinagar Cheruvu, Hasmathpet cheruvu, Sunnam Cheruvu, Pariki Cheruvu, Venellagadda Cheruvu, Suraram Cheruvu, Kotha Cheruvu (Alwal lake) Safilguda Lake.