Corporation Commissioner R. Nanthagopal has warned that water supply and drainage connections would be severed for those who have not paid the various taxes and charges due to the civic body.

In a statement, he asked the city residents to pay property tax, drinking water charges, underground drainage maintenance charges and deposits, professional tax, and tax for mobile phone towers for the second half of 2012-13.

The tax collection centres in the city would remain open on all Saturdays and Sundays till March 31.

In another statement he said that road re-laying work for an eight-km stretch of the Ring Road would be taken up at a cost of Rs. 2.67 crore. While inspecting the 27-km-long Ring Road connecting Melur Road with Kappalur on Friday, he instructed the officials to complete the work within 15 days as planned.

Corporation City Engineer A. Mathuram said that the five toll plazas on the Ring Road would be modernised at a cost of Rs. 13 crore. The road would have four lanes for a 200- metre stretch near the toll plazas. The Corporation has taken up the work to widen road near Pandikoil and Velammal Medical College, the statement added.

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