MP sanctioned fund for about 21 modern bus shelters in the city
Two solar-powered bus shelters, established with funding from the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS), were declared open by Collector Jayashree Muralidharan at Karumandapam on Saturday.
The Collector opened the shelters in the presence of P. Kumar, MP, who has sanctioned fund for about 21 modern bus shelters in the city under his MPLADS, M.Paranjothi and R.Manoharan, MLAs, and A. Jaya, Mayor.
The bus shelters are fitted with solar panels which will power the LED lights inside them, mobile phone charger, and FM radio.
Rs. 4.50 lakh each
The two shelters have been established at a cost of Rs.4.50 lakh each.
Each shelter has six chairs for commuters and the solar lighting system will have an automatic control mechanism.