A third party quality audit and certification of Coimbatore Corporation's works was done on Saturday by two experts.

A number of infrastructure works are being taken up by the civic body in the wake of the World Classical Tamil Conference to be held in June in Coimbatore.

Fund

These works are being carried out with Government and the civic body funds and public participation as well.

The works taken up included laying 76 roads at a cost of Rs. 26.3 crores, construction of school buildings, marriage halls, parks, public toilets, mobile modern toilets at a cost of Rs. 7 crores and three scheme/link roads at a cost of Rs. 13 crores.

The third party quality audit team comprising M.K. Saseetharan and P.D. Arumairaj of Government College of Technology carried out a surprise quality check by inspecting and testing the samples of road works being done at a cost of Rs. 33.50 lakhs at Sukrawarpet.

Chief City Engineer G. Karunagaran and Executive Engineer P.A. Ganeshwaran were also present during the quality checks.

The quality audit focussed on the thickness of the road and the temperature of the bitumen as to whether it was maintained at 125 to 140 degrees while laying the road.

Quality work

The checks proved the works to be of quality in nature.

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