top four projects Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s Hyderabad beautification list. They are the Telangana Kala Bharathi, a multi-theatre complex at NTR Stadium near Indira Park, the new Secretariat at the TB and Chest Hospital, the new pearl oyster shaped building at the Ravindra Bharathi and beautification of the Musi which will be taken up soon.
The concept building designs of Telangana Kala Bharathi and Ravindra Bharathi prepared by Mumbai architect Hafeez Contractor okayed by the CM said top sources. Mr Rao has planned the Telangana Kala Bharathi constituting four new auditoriums and a massive interaction centre at the NTR Stadium which can accommodate a couple of thousand people.
In the CM’s “Vision Hyderabad” master plan the four new auditoriums will have a seating capacity of 2,750, 1,750, 1,000 and 700 depending on the size of functions and also a huge parking space. At present Ravindra Bharathi with 1,200 people and there is also mini auditorium annexe which accommodates about 50 people.
Dr K.V. Ramana Chary, reportedly advised KCR not to demolish the Ravindra Bharathi till the completion of the new Telangana Kala Bharathi at NTR Stadium. The CM is also giving top importance to the Musi beautification programme stating that before Nandanavanam programme was failed and that the Musi project had remained on paper.