Madurai

Now, a bus shelter with Wi-Fi facility

Madurai Central MLA P.T.R.P. Thiagarajan inaugurates the solar-powered bus stop on North Veli Street in Madurai on Friday.   | Photo Credit: G. Moorthy

A solar-powered bus shelter with Wi-Fi facility has been established on North Veli Street. Madurai Central MLA P.T.R.P. Thiagarajan inaugurated it on Friday.

It was constructed at a cost of ₹8.30 lakh through his Constituency Development fund. This is the 84th project completed through this fund. Fifty persons can simultaneously use the Wi-Fi facility. A CCTV camera, which will function round-the-clock, has been installed in the bus shelter. The lights and fans will function using solar energy.

Songs will play from a speaker at the bus shelter which also has a mobile charging point. A ramp has also been constructed to make the bus shelter easily accessible to the differently abled.

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