Nagercoil: The municipal council has decided to construct a subway here at a cost of Rs. 1.12 crores, said the chairperson Asokan Solomon.

In the fist phase, a sum of Rs. 10 lakh had been given to officials of highways for successful implementation of the project at the earliest. The Divisional Engineer (highways), T.Chandrasekaran, had sent a detailed estimate to the Superintending Engineer in Tirunelveli. The approval would be got in the first week of October. It has been decided to hand over a sum of Rs. 50 lakhs in the second phase by the end of October, he added.