Puducherry

Speaker reviews Assembly complex project

Speaker Selvam chairing a review meeting in his chamber in the Legislative Assembly in Puducherry on Monday over the construction of a new Assembly complex.

Speaker Selvam chairing a review meeting in his chamber in the Legislative Assembly in Puducherry on Monday over the construction of a new Assembly complex. | Photo Credit: S.S. KUMAR

The government has initiated the process of inviting bids for the appointment of a consultant to execute the project for a new integrated complex for the Puducherry Legislative Assembly and Secretariat at Thattanchavady. Speaker R. Selvam who convened a meeting with officials of various departments to review the status of the approximately ₹300 crore project said efforts were being taken to get funds released from the Centre. The plan is to construct a multi-storeyed building to house the Legislative Assembly, offices of Ministers and MLAs as well as Chief Secretariat and other government offices in the complex. The site encompasses a 14-acre government land in Thattanchavady. Rajeev Verma, Chief Secretary, Secretaries and officials from key departments participated in the meeting at the Speaker’s chamber


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