Hyderabad’s Best Colonies Part III
Hyderabad: Model Town Colony Resident Welfare Association is in a celebratory mood these days. It is one of the five colonies the GHMC awarded for the best upkeep and environmental protection.
The colony falls under Jahanuma Municipal Division (ward no 45) of the South Zone of the corporation. The division is held by MIM party.
“That colony has a green image,” said Batish Khan, joint secretary of the GHMC. “They (the residents of the colony) have been trying hard to make the living pretty organised with each aspect of good living being taken care of by various committees.”
The colony has many committees to look after the different needs of and development activities of the residential colony.
The colony was set up in the year 1979 and has a total of 205 plots which consists of around 500 individual and multi-storied buildings. The entire colony is resided by over 500 families.
The residents of the colony have been implementing garbage segregation process for the last 30 years. Since its inception, it has been trying to protect the environment. The fact that the colony, which is located in what is considered a backward area, received an award is seen as a matter of pride for many residents.
The colony has also set an example by contributing Rs 4.5 lakh for the aid of flood victims of Kurnool districts two years ago.
Basith Khan while commenting on their future said that they have plans to make their colony a gated community. They are also planning to install CC cameras across the colony for round the clock surveillance.