More money has poured in from the general public for the development of Ramakkal Eri as a tourism spot.
According to a release here people have donated Rs. 22,14,120 for the purpose.
The release said that the cleaning operations around the Ramakkal Eri began on Monday. The Pachamuthu Education Trust headed by P. Baskar would bear the cleaning expenses of Rs. 5 lakhs.
District Collector R. Lilly; Project Director, DRDA, C.K. Veerannan; Dharmapuri Municipality Chairperson J. Sumathy; Revenue Divisional Officer Subramani; Municipal Commissioner Sundaramoorthy; PWD Executive Engineer (Water Resources Organisation) Jagannathan; and secretary of the Pachamuthu Educational Trust Annadurai; were present on the occasion.