The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has issued an RFP (Request For Proposal) from private parties for the maintenance, upkeep and beautification of various roads of the mega-city. Besides this, the private parties have also been invited to collect household trash and office garbage on a door-to-door and office-to-office basis. They also have to collect waste from hotels and restaurants.
According to the GHMC sources, under the first phase of RFP and outsourcing job, works for Begumpet flyover-Punjagutta, Road No. 2 & 3 of Banjara Hills, Masab Tank-Road No. 1, Banjara Hills, and Road 12, Banjara Hills-Filmnagar junction and till Jubilee Hills checkpost, Raj Bhavan Road from Somajiguda to Khairtabad, Khairatabad-Telugu Thalli flyover, Ambedkar statue-Assembly will be given to private contractors.
As per the RFP, the private contractors can retain the income earned from recycling the trash.