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Musi Conservation Study Pilot Project

  1. 1. Date:20.02 .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY WELCOME Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPP TO INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP MEGACITY PROJECT AT: Jubilee Hall, Public Gardens, Nampally, Hyderabad. MUSI CONSERVATION STUDY PILOT PROJECT M.VEDA KUMAR Engineer & Urban & Regional Planner President: FORUM FOR A BETTER HYDERABED Dr. RAMESH CHENNAMANENI Professor, RESS, HUMBOLDT University, Berlin C0-ordinator,Mega city ProjectPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490STREET NO: 11HIMAYATH NAGAR500029
  2. 2. Date:20.02 .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator Contents MCSPP Mega city project framework Partners in the Pilot Project Objectives Methodology Project work ConclusionPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490STREET NO: 11HIMAYATH NAGAR500029
  3. 3. Date:20.02 MEGA CITY PROJECT FRAMEWORK .2007 The Humboldt University (Berlin) Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPP Funded by Federal Ministry of Education and Research (One of the ten cities) Hyderabad (a growing city of Tomorrow) sustainable urban food and health security & environmental resource management Natural Resource Management and Urban land rights advocacy (one of the seven packages) FORUM RESSPROJECT OFFICE Musi Conservation Study Pilot Project“CHANDRAM” 490STREET NO: 11HIMAYATH NAGAR TECHNICAL CHATRI GAMANA500029 TEAM
  4. 4. Date:20.02 NRMSH - MCSPP .2007 OBJECTIVES: Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator 1. Comprehensive listing and analyses of earlier projects’ MCSPP successes and failures 2. Identify and list all stakeholders with respect to overall environment & Musi River specific 3. To provide new knowledge about the inter-linkages & mutual conflicts between environmental protection and livelihoods of people connected with Musi River 4. To do an institutional analysis using primary and secondary data collection methods 5. To provide a platform for stakeholders to voice their reasons, suggestions & opinions by organizing workshops. 6. Comparative study of similar case studies from across India and other countries. 7. Preparation of future action plan for further study andPROJECT OFFICE implementation. (PHASE II, 2007)“CHANDRAM” 490STREET NO: 11HIMAYATH NAGAR500029
  5. 5. Date:20.02 METHODOLOGY .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY - State level - Acts Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR government Project Coordinator Administrative - ULB level -Projects MCSPP People’s committee - Other - Nandanavanam - Save Musi Local Institutions People’s - Community groups Steering groups - Self help groups (Praja chaitanya Vedika, Committee Musi Parirakshana Samithi) - User groups - NGO’s (FBH, CHATRI, GAMANA) - Drinking(Upstream) dependent To put into - Shelter(Middle Stream) Environment - Water/Agriculture(Down People Practice Stream) inter linkagePROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490 Water LivelihoodSTREET NO: 11HIMAYATH NAGAR Institutional Arrangement Core Objective500029
  6. 6. Date:20.02 METHODOLOGY .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator Government MCSPP Industries, Commercial Enterprises FBH (MCSPP) NGO’s, Stakeholders Citizens AssociationPROJECT OFFICE working out a detailed strategy to engage each stakeholder individually or“CHANDRAM” 490 various stakeholders in groups. This approach would ensure that the projectsSTREET NO: 11 once undertaken with this viewpoint will take care of as many stakeholders asHIMAYATH NAGAR possible irrespective of size, stature or role they play.500029
  7. 7. Date:20.02 .2007 PROJECT WORK Place: PRESENTATION BY BM1: 1:50,000 toposheets from Vikarabad to Musi project. Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator 1. Hyderabad Macro Region vis- vis planning and administrative MCSPP jurisdictions BM2: 1:1,50,000 HUDA level map (HUA) 1. Existing and proposed roads (Radial Roads, Outer Ring Road) 2. Existing and proposed STPs and Industrial Development Areas (IDAs) 3. Existing and proposed bridges across Musi River BM3: 1:20,000 Part MCH map to view Musi river banks 1. Existing and proposed STPs and Industrial Development Areas (IDAs) 2. Existing and proposed bridges across Musi River 3. Notified & non-notified slum 4. Showing graphically the projects namely Nandavanam, Hafeez Contractors Proposal and the Current Save Musi Campaign 5. A graphical representation of parallel buffers measuring 200PROJECT OFFICE m, 500 m, 1000 m“CHANDRAM” 490 6. Storm water drains which flow into MusiSTREET NO: 11HIMAYATH NAGAR500029
  8. 8. Date:20.02 .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPP Satellite Image of Musi from Vikharabad to SuryapetPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490STREET NO: 11HIMAYATH NAGAR500029
  9. 9. Date:20.02 .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPPPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490 Musi Environs-Hyderabad Urban Area-Buffer Zones along MusiSTREET NO: 11 Scale: 1:20,000HIMAYATH NAGAR500029
  10. 10. Date:20.02 .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPPPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490 Musi Environs-Hyderabad Urban Area-Slums & Bastes withinSTREET NO: 11 Buffer Zones along MusiHIMAYATH NAGAR Scale: 1:20,000500029
  11. 11. Date:20.02 .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPPPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490 Musi Environs-Hyderabad Urban Area-Location of Sewer outfallsSTREET NO: 11 into Musi (Existing & Proposed)HIMAYATH NAGAR Scale: 1:20,000500029
  12. 12. Date:20.02 .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPPPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490 Hyderabad Urban Region – (HUDA Boundary) with Existing & Proposed across Musi RiverSTREET NO: 11HIMAYATH NAGAR Scale: 1:20,000500029
  13. 13. Date:20.02 .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPPPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490 Musi Environs-Hyderabad Urban Area-Earlier Projects, CurrentSTREET NO: 11 Proposals for MusiHIMAYATH NAGAR Scale: 1:20,000500029
  14. 14. Date:20.02 .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPPPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490 Musi Environs-Hyderabad Urban Area-Location of STPs ofSTREET NO: 11 Hyderabad (Existing & Proposed)HIMAYATH NAGAR Scale: 1:1,50,000500029
  15. 15. Date:20.02 .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPPPROJECT OFFICE Hyderabad Urban Region- (HUDA Boundary) with major existing &“CHANDRAM” 490 proposed roads (radial roads and Outer ring roads)STREET NO: 11 Scale: 1:1,50,000HIMAYATH NAGAR500029
  16. 16. Date:20.02 Field Visits & Workshops .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY 1. Visit to Ecological precinct (Jiaguda) on 22-11-06. Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator 2. Visit to Heritage precinct (Walk from Puranapul to chadarghat MCSPP bridge) along River on 22-11-06. 3. Visit to Metropolitan Precinct (Chadarghat to Nagole) on 8-12-06. 4. Visit to Down stream (Narayana rao katwa & Edulabad lake) on 12-11-2006 5. Pre-workshop at J.N.T.U.SPA. On 30-11-06. (Perspectives on conserving Musi River: Technical &Institutional issues)attended by NGO’s, Government departments and FORUM team 6. Squatter Settlement workshop, 13-12-06 at PIN school, Musanagar, Chadarghat Area. Attended by dept. of Revenue, HMWS&SB, HUDCO & Representatives of about 12 Slums and FORUM TEAM. 7. Farmer’s workshop at Edulabad, R.R District on 24-12-06 attended by farmers, villagers, Public representatives, FORUM team, and a walk was taken to Edulabad lake.PROJECT OFFICE 8. Round table at Institute of Engineers, Khairtabad on 16-01-07“CHANDRAM” 490 attended by government officials, NGO’s, Stakeholders andSTREET NO: 11 FORUM teamHIMAYATH NAGAR500029
  17. 17. Date:20.02 Visit to Ecological precinct (Jiaguda) on 8-12-06 .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPP Tallying the HMWS&SB work with the proposed NRCD STP location map, NRMSH team at jiaguda The washer men opined that the SAVE MUSI might hamper their occupation and that proper compensation mechanisms shall be deployed.PROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490STREET NO: 11HIMAYATH NAGAR500029
  18. 18. Visit to Heritage precinct (Walk from Puranapul to Date:20.02 Amberpet) along River on 22-11-06. .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator Peri-grass growing in river bed is banned MCSPP since Nandanavanam project but the practice is still going on Dumping of Kachra near Beautiful masonry work of erstwhile storm Puranapul water drains, now sewerage pipes, at imliban bus stand, face immense threat due to road widening, Musi beautification projects & even simple neglect. Though the Cremation ghats are of cultural and communal importance and part of the river’ fabric, rationalizing the location/ extents/ operative mechanism is felt by thePROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490 team members.STREET NO: 11HIMAYATH NAGAR View of natural naala of kachiguda500029 flowing into river through hindu smashan ghats at amberpet
  19. 19. Date:20.02 Heritage precinct .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPP Clearing their way: HMWS&SB removes parts of Musi embankment wall for access into the river bedPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490STREET NO: 11HIMAYATH NAGAR500029
  20. 20. Visit to Metropolitan Precinct (Chadarghat to Nagole) on 8-12-06 Date:20.02 .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPP Discussion with slum population about tenurial rights Visit to babu jagjivan ram nagar slum: threat to maximum carrying capacity of natural naala.PROJECT OFFICE Highest bank level near maize research“CHANDRAM” 490 station, amberpet causeway is seen in theSTREET NO: 11 backgroundHIMAYATH NAGAR500029
  21. 21. Date:20.02 Metropolitan Precinct .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPP View of natural nala Migratory farmers/ labor settlements on private lands by river bankPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490STREET NO: 11HIMAYATH NAGAR Highest bank level View of Chaderghat bridge from500029 Moasnagar
  22. 22. Date:20.02 Visit to Down stream (Narayana rao katwa & .2007 Edulabad lake)on 12-11-2006 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator Narayanarao Kathwa is designed in MCSPP 1930. Land is used for vegetables. Edulabad cheruvu (laxmi Jeedimetla Industrial waste is being narayan tank), choking with weeds added to this Only 500 acres of land is cultivable before that, but now it rose to 1200. Both Edulabad and Pothuraj Gudam people are dependent on this Edulabad cheruvu Feeder canal from Musi to edulabad tank In 1970’s period fishes are imported to Calcutta, Bombay from here. But now due to the polluted water production of the fish production is less..PROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490 People are dependent on that canal forSTREET NO: 11 their livelihoodHIMAYATH NAGAR500029 Discussing with peri-grass growers of edulabad village
  23. 23. Date:20.02 Down stream .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPPPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490STREET NO: 11HIMAYATH NAGAR500029
  24. 24. Pre-workshop at J.N.T.U.SPA. On 30-11-06. (Perspectives Date:20.02 on conserving Musi River: Technical &Institutional issues) attended by NGO’s, HMWS&SB, FORUM team. .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPP GAMANA’ Mr Umesh Varma said public Institutions responsible for Musi’ present state & lack of coordination Audience at pre-workshop consisted among them. of professionals, NGOs, administrators & students Mr.K. Narasimha Reddy, representing Praja Chaitanya Vedhika, throwing light on nature of legal documents viz., pattas, that they were mere permissions to use land for a.specific purpose but not full ownership. Mr. M.H.Rao, Vice presedent, FBh Mr.H.V Raghava Rao, CGM(E) of HMWS&SB briefed about the Board’ ongoing projects viz., STPs and their capacity up gradation along withPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490 planned completion dates in 2007.STREET NO: 11HIMAYATH NAGAR500029 Mr. Raghava Rao CGM, HMWS & SB
  25. 25. Date:20.02 Pre-workshop .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPP Mr. Veda Kumar, president, FBH Mr. Maheep Singh Thappar, Urban Planner, ConsultantPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490 Audience at pre-workshop consistedSTREET NO: 11 of professionals, NGOs, administrators Mr. Shankar, Musi ParirakshanaHIMAYATH NAGAR & students Samithi500029
  26. 26. Squatter Settlement workshop, 13-12-06 at PIN school, Date:20.02 Chadarghat. Attended by dept. of Revenue, HMWS&SB, .2007 HUDCO & Representatives of about 12 Slums. Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator RDO Sri Hanumantha reddy elaborated MCSPP on the fact that just as they took time to shape the colonies, so will the new colonies evolve in time and that installing CHATRI volunteers sing a song on infrastructure networks take time. Musi LIFE Brother Sri Varghese of CHATRI raised three items to discuss with the RDO present. 1. Why government is not ready to discuss the general layouts & project Various slum residents voice their details prepared by Architect Laurie Baker plight & opinions on rehabilitation of Kerala? 2. Why cannot government make people part of the planning process, especially the slums?PROJECT OFFICE 3. Why government cannot keep the“CHANDRAM” 490 proceedings of the project(s) transparentSTREET NO: 11 Mr. Jeevan Kumar, CHATRIHIMAYATH NAGAR & available to public scrutiny which might500029 lessen coercion?
  27. 27. Date:20.02 Squatter Settlement workshop .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPP RDO Sri Hanumantha reddy Br. Vergese, CHATRIPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490STREET NO: 11 DGM Sri Ramchandra reddy Mr. Ashwaq, CHATRIHIMAYATH NAGAR500029 (HMWS&SB
  28. 28. Farmer’s workshop at Edulabad on 24-12-06 attended Date:20.02 by farmers, villagers, FORUM team, and a walk was taken to Edulabad lake. .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Dr.Muthyam Reddy, professor at Osmania Project Coordinator MCSPP University, enlighten the participants with his slogan ‘Musi is not Sewerage, but a lively River’ Capt.Rama Rao, Chairman, FBH Mr.Krishna Murthy, Advocate, Mandal Vice President, spoke about the 3 major problems, firstly regarding to social disparities and economic disparities, secondly pollution and finally regarding population explosion. Participants comprised of NGOs, farmers, fishermen, washermen, many village residents, Public Representatives Suggested steps to conserve Edulabad from the Project Team •Marking the FTL, HFLs of LakePROJECT OFFICE •Establish the facts about pollution in“CHANDRAM” 490STREET NO: 11 upstream river/upstream lakes affecting riverHIMAYATH NAGAR First sarpanch of edulabad village, Musi500029 sri kondala narasimha reddy
  29. 29. Date:20.02 Farmer’s workshop .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPP Group Discussion Mr. Veda Kumar, president, FBHPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490 Visitors view the work done bySTREET NO: 11 Participants comprised of NGOs, farmers, fishermen, washermen NRMSH-MCSPP & previousHIMAYATH NAGAR paper clippings at the venuw500029 and many village residents
  30. 30. Date:20.02 Walk to Edulabad Cheruvu during Workshop .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPPPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490STREET NO: 11HIMAYATH NAGAR500029
  31. 31. Round table at Institute of Engineers, Khairtabad on 16-01- Date:20.02 07 attended by government officials, NGO’s, FORUM team .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Dr Muthyam Reddy, professor at Project Coordinator MCSPP Osmania University, raised two items for discussion with officials The round table on 16th of January 2007 of MCH at institute of engineers • Nandanavanam Project will Continue or not? • Distribution of Water Prof. Kodarkar encapsulated a slogan Dr muthyam reddy, Dr debara,FBH, Mr vedakumar, president,FBH & “Water for Nature”. Mr jeevan kumar,CHATRI Sri.V.Ramana, representing MCH, spoke regarding, sewer lines arePROJECT OFFICE embedded that come in this zone“CHANDRAM” 490 and raised a point of theSTREET NO: 11HIMAYATH NAGAR continuous water supply500029 Mr sanjay jaju, commissioner of MCH speaks to the participants
  32. 32. Date:20.02 Round table .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPP Mr Naresimha Reddy, Prajja NRMSH- MCSPP displays final maps Chaitanya vedika, explains the Musi at round table Khatwas map to the other participantsPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490 Mr vedakumar President, FBHSTREET NO: 11 explains the regional map of Mr. Vaghre, G.M,HMWS&SB, speaksHIMAYATH NAGAR Hyderabad to MCH commissioner to the participants500029 & other participants
  33. 33. Date:20.02 Individual meetings were conducted at FORUM Office & by .2007 going to the experts’ place of work. Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPP Meet with FBH chairman capt. J ramarao at Institute of EngineersPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490 Mr Naram Krishna Rao, mr jeevan kumar,STREET NO: 11 Mapping the slums on map of Musi environs Mr maheep singh thapar, mr vedakumarHIMAYATH NAGAR of FBH discuss over the regional map500029
  34. 34. Date:20.02 .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator INFERENCES MCSPP • All projects planned and implemented in the last decade have concentrated more on beautification of the River front. • The real issues about the people living in the river bed or along the river side have not been taken into consideration. • The process of planning and development is not a consultative one thus lacks the real needs and perception of the people. • The practicality of conserving Musi is a huge challenge as this involves conservation of the catchment from Vikharabad itself.PROJECT OFFICE Conservation of catchment involves various inter related issues“CHANDRAM” 490STREET NO: 11HIMAYATH NAGAR500029
  35. 35. Date:20.02 .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Conclusion Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPP Most of the issues related to Musi river are related to the catchment at the macro level and affecting the quality of the environment are issues directly related to the Human settlements/activities around the Musi river within this catchment. It is felt that at large three aspects affect the river 1. Overall climate and natural factors like rainfall, soil type and quality 2. Land Use/Land Cover within the catchment like any human activity or natural featuresPROJECT OFFICE 3. Type and quality of solid or liquids flowing into the river due“CHANDRAM” 490 human activity(directly/indirectly)STREET NO: 11HIMAYATH NAGAR500029
  36. 36. Date:20.02 Thanks to Dept. of Resource Economics, Humboldt University, Berlin .2007 CHATRI, GAMANA, Musi Parirakshana samithi Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR SPA-JNTU Project Coordinator MCSPP HUDA, MCH, HMWS&SB, APUSP, Hyderabad Collector, Ranga Reddy Collector Mr. Maheep Singh Thapar, Urban planning & GIS, Freelance Consultant Project - Technical Advisor. Mr. Kishore Chunduri, Landscape Architect Freelance Consultant Coordinator – Technical Ms. Arshea Sultana, Planner (Apprentice)PROJECT OFFICE Project Assistant (Technical)“CHANDRAM” 490STREET NO: 11 and other Technical team.HIMAYATH NAGAR500029
  37. 37. Date:20.02 .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY CONTACT DETAILS Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPP M Veda Kumar, Project Coordinator, MCSPP PROJECT OFFICE TEL: 04027635669 FAX: 04027635644 E-mail: betterhyd@yahoo.co.in Chelimi@yahoo.com www.hyderabadgreens.org FORUM FOR A BETTER HYDERABADPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490STREET NO: 11HIMAYATH NAGAR500029
  38. 38. Date:20.02 .2007 Place: PRESENTATION BY Hyderabad M.VEDA KUMAR Project Coordinator MCSPP THANK YOU FORUM FOR A BETTER HYDERABADPROJECT OFFICE“CHANDRAM” 490STREET NO: 11HIMAYATH NAGAR500029

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