State Government sanctions Rs. 2.05 crore
Mettupalayam will have a new bus stand by March 2014 as the State Government has sanctioned Rs. 2.05 crore for the same.
According to sources, the work for modernising the bus stand began on Friday with Mettupalayam MLA O.K. Chinnaraj laying the foundation.
The Government has sanctioned the money under the infrastructure gap filling fund.
The new bus stand would have new flooring with paver blocks, new toilets, passengers’ waiting rooms, including an exclusive room for women, drinking water facility, tiled flooring and storm water drain facility.
Mayor S.M. Velusamy laid foundation stone for development works worth Rs. 14.72 crore.
According to a release, he launched the road laying work in Duraisamy Layout in Ward 39.
The cost of the project was Rs. 67.50 lakh. In LML Colony, he launched the road laying work.
He launched similar projects in Ganapathy Pudur, Namachivayam Nagar, Chinnavedampatty, Brindhavan Colony and Kothari Layout.