To come up in Thoppur, Uchapatti villages near Tirumangalam
Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has sanctioned Rs. 120 crore for setting up basic infrastructure for the satellite town proposed in Thoppur and Uchapatti villages near Tirumangalam.
An official statement said that the integrated satellite town has been proposed along the Madurai-Tirunelveli four-way highway on 586.86 acres of land belonging to Tamil Nadu Housing Board.Out of the 19,500 house site plots, 14,300 plots would be earmarked for low income group, 2,500 for middle income group, 750 plots for high income group. The satellite town will have a school, commercial establishments, police station, post office, primary health centre and fire station. The initial allocation of Rs. 120 crore will be for laying roads, putting up drinking water, drainage, storm water drain, minor bridges and street lights.