Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday ordered additional supply of six million litres of water per day (6 mld) to local bodies in the Southern suburbs of the city.

An official release said the local bodies in the southern suburbs were getting 18.75 mld of water from the Alandur water distribution station. Following requests from representatives of local bodies and the residents, the Chief Minister ordered that Pallavaram Municipality would get 2.50 mld, Pammal 0.20 mld, Anakaputhur 0.90 mld, Pozhichalur panchayat 0.40 mld from the Alandur station. On request from Perungudi Town Panchayat, she said 2 mld of water would be supplied to Perungudi from the supply system on Rajiv Gandhi Salai.