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Industrial Areas Returning to Normalcy: Minister

Published: 11th December 2015 05:46 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th December 2015 05:46 AM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI:  Rural Industries Minister P Mohan on Thursday reviewed the situation in flood-affected industrial complexes here and said normalcy was gradually returning. SIDCO had sent a proposal to the State government seeking `83 crore for repairing the roads, street lights, drainages, residential quarters in 28 industrial complexes.

Reviewing the ongoing restoration works, he said 75 per cent of the garbage in Ambattur and Guindy industrial estates had been removed (80 lorry trips) and the rest of the garbage would be removed within two days. Sanitation works like applying bleaching powder etc., were on in these cleaned up complexes. Power had been restored in all industrial complexes and workers have resumed their routine.

The Minister said due to heavy rains, industrial complexes in Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts were affected severely and the complexes in Cuddalore, Thanjavur, Pudukottai, Krishnagiri and Nagapattinam had been affected to considerable extent.  Industrial equipment and basic amenities had been hit in these complexes.

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