In a media release today, the Tamil Nadu government said that the government led by Chief Minister Jayalalithaa had been taking various steps to upgrade the infrastructure facilities of the local bodies in the state. In one such move, the government had been taking steps to replace the old buildings which were in a dilapidated condition with new buildings, the release added.
New buildings have been constructed for 32 Panchayat Unions in Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Kancheepuram, Karur, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagapattinam, Namakkal, Ramanathapuram, Salem, Thanjavore, Tirunelveli, Tiruvanamalai, Tuticorin, Vellore and Virudhunagar districts at a cost 48.70 crore rupees. New
buildings have been constructed for 55 Panchayats in Ariyalur, Coimbatore, Dharmapuri, Kancheepuram, Karur, Krishnagiri, Nagapattinam, Perambalur, Salem, Sivagangai, Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Tiruvallur, Tiruvarur and Virudhunagar districts at a cost of 4.24 crore rupees.
150 new buildings for PDS shops, kitchen, schools, Anganwadi centers, centers for women self help groups, additional health centers, overhead tanks and other buildings have been constructed at a cost of 5.33 crore rupees. 10,449 group houses have been constructed at a cost of 104.49 crore rupees. 6 bridges in
Nagapattinam distirct, one bridge each in Tiruchy, Tiruvarur and Villupuram districts have been constructed at a cost of 10.15 crore rupees under the the Pooled Assigned Revenue Scheme In all, Ms. Jayalalithaa has inaugurated group houses, buildings and bridges built at a cost of 172.91 crore rupees through video conferencing from the state secretariat in Chennai yesterday.
State Ministers and senior government officials were present on the occasion.