World Bank is Funding Rs. 1300 crores for Road Safety in Telangana
The World Bank has agreed to fund upto Rs.1300 crore for major road safety measures along the primary roads in Telangana.
The World bank is currently funding the Hyderabad-Bijapur road project which packs trauma care facilities, ambulances, patrolling vehicles, breathalysers, police outposts and cranes. All these facilities are in addition to the other facilities provided for every 50 km. The Hyderabad- Bijapur road safety project is expected to finish by June 2017.
The official of Roads and Buildings division said – that they have already rectified 30 curves, which were sharp and Junction improvements are also in progress. The new block in Tandur hospital on the Hyderabad-Bijapur corridor is being upgraded with trauma care facilities and ambulances with emergency equipment are being purchased as part of the World Bank funded project”.
R&B Chief Engineer Ravinder Rao said that the World Bank is willing to fund for road safety measures to bring down road accidents. Three consultants have been hired to identify the road safety features and the corrections required on major roads.