Chennai Rural Areas Will Get Unused Lighting Foundation As per Rs 80 crore Project

The civic body is to hold up for endorsement of a 140-crore venture for the Driven change of 70,000 streetlight overall 15 zones.

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Lighting foundation over a few amplified ranges beneath More noteworthy Chennai Enterprise will get a patch up with an 80 crore venture accepting endorsement at a high-power committee assembly final week. Eight zones – Thiruvottiyur, Manali, Madhavaram, Ambattur, Valasaravakkam, Alandur, Perungudi and Sholinganallur, which got to be a portion of the enterprise in 2011 – will get 17,000 redone lampposts total with streetlights introduced. The organization will supplant the ancient fittings and posts set up beneath the past panchayats with galvanized iron (GI) poles and LED lights.

“We were waiting for approval of the project, and now we’re ready,” a corporation official told TOI. “Tenders are likely to be floated next month. All concrete poles will be changed and sodium vapor lamps will be replaced with LED lamps. The cables will go underground.”

The assembly’s final week was gone to by authorities from the civil organization and water supply office, the back secretary and the Tamil Nadu Urban Finance and Infrastructure Development Corporation (TUFIDCO) chairman. Another official said the work would not take more than two months once the tenders are drifted and work on the streetlights begins.

The civic body is to hold up for endorsement of a 140-crore venture for the Driven change of 70,000 streetlights overall 15 zones, which has been hanging fire due to the need of a go-ahead. As a portion of advancing renewable sources of vitality, the civic body is anticipating endorsement of ventures such as the establishment of solar panels overall Organization buildings in the city. Of the 2.78 lakh lights over the city, 1.71 lakh are Driven lights, as per the civic body. This brings in a 45% lessening in the vitality consumption.

Source: ET Energy World

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