Chennai suburbs get facelift

CHENNAI: Under constant supervision of Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, the Municipal Administration and Water Supply Department has completed many works for Chennai city and its suburban areas

Published: 28th May 2012 02:21 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd June 2012 10:34 PM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: Under constant supervision of Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, the Municipal Administration and Water Supply Department has completed many works for Chennai city and its suburban areas during the past one year and chalked out many plans for the current financial year.

The new schemes for the current year include: laying 40 km  pipeline for bringing drinking water from the Thervoikandigai reservoir (to be set up) at a cost `165 crore, drinking water project for Madhavaram area at a cost of `55 crore,  drinking water project for 32 important areas merged with Chennai Corporation recently, at a cost of `700 crore and drainage facilities for 32 important places which have been merged with the Chennai Corporation, at a cost of `1,300 crore.

The works on providing water supply to Porur Town Panchayat has been completed at a cost of `11.99 crore which will benefit about 1.30 lakh people.  The construction of a 60 MLD Sewage Treatment Plant at Perungudi has been completed at a cost of `61.19 crore.

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