Telangana: CM exercises on exploration of investment models for development of 56-km long Musi riverfront
Chief Minister Sri Revanth Reddy led a delegation and held detailed discussions with top global city planners and designers, mega master plan developers and architects on Sunday.
The marathon back-to-back meeting sessions were primarily focused on developing the 56-kilometers long Musi river front, green urban spaces, and exploring commercial linkages, and investment models.
The meetings in Dubai is an extension and continuation of the different meetings with over 70 different major global design, planning and architecture firms, consultancies and experts.
The discussions had the global firms showcase their work in aligned areas and present projects past and currently underway in Europe, Middle East, and major cities globally.
Almost all the firms have expressed interest in partnering with Hyderabad, and Telangana. They would be visiting Telangana in coming days for further consultations. Welcoming the best-in-class firms to Hyderabad, Chief Minister Sri Revanth Reddy said, “Historically, cities have evolved near water. Rivers and lakes define cities naturally.
Once the Musi is rejuvenated, Hyderabad will be a rare city in the world to be defined by a river and several major lakes.” Asking these firms to evolve early plan prototypes with highest ambition, CM Sri Revanth Reddy said, “I am not competing with other Indian cities and states. I am trying to benchmark against the best globally, and will try to better it.”
The consultations underway would continue till late Sunday night (a working day in Dubai), before the Chief Minister-led delegation would be leaving for Hyderabad. Officials who participated include: Principal Secretary to CM Sri V. Sheshadri, CM Special Secretary Sri Ajit Reddy, MA&UD Principal Secretary Sri Dana Kishore, HMDA, Joint Commissioner and MD MRDCL Smt. Amrapali Kata, and others.