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Hussainsagar Cleanup Work Started

By HIOC Team

The Hussainsagar cleaning operation has begun in full swing. The Chief Minister launched the cleanup work on December 7; it actually started two days prior to the launch. Four nalas join Hussainsagar Lake – Balkapur nala, Banjara nala, Kukatpally nala and Picket nala. The work began at Picket nala and about 1,200 cubic metre... »

Clay Ganesha Idols to be Sold at Rs 10 by HMDA

By HIOC Team

The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA), is encouraging people to use clay Ganesha idols during Ganesh Chaturthi, and with the help of NGOs CARE, Sukuki Exonora, Chatri and APSA, it will distribute the small clay idols for Rs 10 through 25 to 30 distribution centres across the city. The clay Ganesh idols will be... »

Demolished Tank Bund Statues to be Pulled out from Hussain Sagar

By HIOC Team

The Department of Culture is planning to pull out the parts of Tank Bund statues, which were demolished and thrown into Hussain Sagar during the Million March program in March 2010 by pro-Telangana activists. More than two years have been completed since then, and the government had now send a letter to the Indian... »

New Sewage Treatment Plants to Clean Up Hussain Sagar Lake

By HIOC Team

Improving the Hussain Sagar Lake and its surrounding areas is a part of Hussain Sagar Lake and Catchment Area Improvement Project (HCIP) which is being conducted by Buddha Purnima Project Authority (BPPA), nodal organisation under HMDA, with aid from the Japan International Cooperation Agency. The main objective of HCIP is to make the Hussain... »

Use Clay Idols of Ganesha for the Upcoming Ganesh Festival: GHMC

By HIOC Team

Keeping in view the upcoming Ganesh festival, which will be celebrated on a grand note in the city, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has urged the citizens to use eco-friendly clay idols of Ganesha instead of the idols made of plaster of paris, painted with artificial colors. GHMC officials also mentioned that they will... »

Hussain Sagar water for sale

By HIOC Team

Under the development assistance form Japanese International Cooperation Agency, the HMDA is to undertake the project of getting treated water in the lake. The cost of the project is Rs 370 crore and is likely to be completed by the first quarter of 2013. At present, water form Hussain Sagar is sold to some... »

Even Deep Sediments of Hussainsagar Lake are Polluted

By HIOC Team

6 Sep 11: Researchers have found that even the deep sediments of Hussainsagar Lake are polluted. Though the surface water contains Calcium, Iron, Molybdenum, Magnesium and Silicon in high amounts than what is suggested by the BIS and Indian Council of Medical Research, the bed of the lake does not stand behind. Further, the... »

Cleaning of Nalas to Make Hussainsagar Clean

By HIOC Team

22 Jun 11: The cleaning works of three nalas connecting Hussainsagar are being taken up by Hyderabad Metropolitan Authority (HMDA) under the Hussainsagar Lake and Catchment Area Improvement Project (HCIP), with the financial assistance from Japan International Cooperation Agency. These works include dredging and disposal of waste sediments from the nalas connecting Hussainsagar. There... »

Fountains Ready to Adorn Hussainsagar

By HIOC Team

01 April 2011: Seven huge fountains in Hussainsagar are going to be displayed from this month. These fountains can raise the water jet up to 20 meters high. This project was handled by HMDA (Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority) with a total budget of Rs. 1 crore. These fountains are said to add up to... »

Huge Fountains Soon to Add up to the Beauty of Hussain Sagar Lake

By HIOC Team

HMDA as a part of 100 day action plan took the responsibility of refurbishing around 25 parks in the city. Installation of fountains which can pump water to a height of 50 feet, at Hussain Sagar is a part of the plan. The works are undertaken by Hussain Sagar lake and Catchment Area Improvement... »

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