Mud road of Nallagandla

I’m sure by now you have all experienced the terrible condition of Nallagandla main road. For people who are new to this area, do note that this was the same situation in 2017 and in 2016. So, do not expect some miracles to happen and some angel to come down and fix the road in…

How Indian government departments ignore citizens

Policy making in India involves significant contributions from the Legislature and Executive. This is primarily a top-down approach where citizens are given very less importance in overall policies that are framed and ever lesser importance is given to citizens feedback and grievance redressal mechanisms. Below process steps shows what typically happens in policy making. Citizen,…

Looking beyond Telangana’s SRDP

Telangana government started an ambitious program to improve traffic situation in Hyderabad.This program is titled Strategic Road Development Program, or SRDP. Accomplishing the challenging goal requires a plan with key steps. How is SRDP intended to be implemented? SRDP identifies the following steps to achieve this goal. Identify and expand strategic roads in the city…