The Rs.377-crore underground drainage scheme works are on at various stages across more than 40 wards in the city and it will be completed in two years as the scheme is a massive one, Mayor R. Venkatachalam said on Wednesday after inspecting the works along with Coimbatore Corporation Commissioner Anshul Mishra.
“This is a huge scheme and holds a lot of significance to hygiene in the city. The Corporation is doing its best to implement it quickly under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission,” the Mayor said.
Mr. Venkatachalam and Mr. Mishra inspected works in some of the wards in West Zone.
The Mayor said these works were being carried out under Package I at Rs.70 crore. The laying of the main line was being done under this component in 36 wards spread across West and South zones.
These works would be completed in six months in various phases.