VELLORE: Arcot Municipal Council has given approval for carrying out development works worth `3 crore in the town. The council gave its approval for laying cement roads on Jeevanandam Salai, Tholkappiar Salai, construction of rainwater canals and small culverts. In addition, the council sanctioned `10 lakh to undertake construction of buildings for a municipal high school, compound wall and repair works at the municipal middle school in Masapettai.
Earlier, at a meeting of the council held on Thursday, which was presided over by chairman R Purushothaman, councilor K A Sundaram suggested that a community hall, a school or a marriage hall be constructed in the housing board phase-II area. On the issue of stray cattle, it was assured that the cattle would be impounded and their owners fined.