Special Correspondent

She instructs officials to complete the work quickly

TIRUCHI: Mayor S.Sujatha accompanied by Corporation Commissioner T.T.Balsamy and engineers on Monday inspected the drinking water improvement works being carried out in Tiruchi city.

The Corporation is now implementing drinking water improvement works at a cost of Rs.169 crore with financial assistance from the State Government, Tiruchi Municipal Corporation and the Tamil Nadu Urban Infrastructure Financial Services Limited (TNUIFSL) through financial assistance from Japan to provide regular drinking water supply to all the areas in Tiruchi Corporation limit.

According to the Commissioner, several works including construction of main water storage well and concrete pillars for the bridge to hold the main water pipeline are in full swing at three places in the Coleroon river near Melur.

Storage tanks

He said that water storage tanks were also being built at Bharthi Nagar, Anandam Nagar, Ranbow Nagar, Selva Nagar, Siva Nagar, Fathima Nagar, Mangalam Nagar and Uraiyur.

The Mayor and Commissioner, who inspected the construction of the overhead water tank at Siva Nagar and the laying of the pipeline in Ramalinganagar to the main road, instructed the officials to complete the work quickly without causing hardship to the public.

They also inspected the stormwater drain and road repair works at Ramalinga Nagar and saw the site for construction of a fair price shop at Ramalinga Nagar through the funds allocated by Transport Minister K.N.Nehru.