CHENNAI: Mayor M. Subramanian announced that development works worth Rs.36 lakh would be taken up at the Saidapet dhobikana.
These include laying concrete cement roads, constructing tanks with 15,000 litre capacities, drinking water and drainage facilities, noon meal centres and a compound wall. Currently, there are 146 slabs for washing laundry and 78 rooms at the dhobikana.
Mr. Subramanian made the announcement after receiving petitions from the dhobis at the spot.
He inaugurated the high mast lamp at the Alandur Road, Saidapet, in ward 135