Coimbatore: The municipality has so far secured 1.80 crore from private businesses, organizations and resident welfare associations to carry out a new round of projects under the government of State. Namakku Naame Thitam initiative.
The civic body has lined up projects worth 5.21 crore with the state government contributing 3.40 crore as per the program model. It plans to carry out works such as the construction of more classrooms and toilets in schools run by the companies, the desilting of storm drains and the renovation of water bodies. Works to the tune of 2.04 crores are either completed or in progress.
Renovation works of Konar Kuttai in Ward 9 and Mudaliar Kuttai and Ajjanur Kuttai in Ward 39 at a cost of 48.41 lakh are ongoing. Construction of additional classrooms at Masakkalipalayam School and Ganesapuram School have been completed at a cost of 52 lakh and 17.5 lakh respectively. Construction of an asphalt road to Amirtha School in Ward 13 at a cost of 57 lakh is underway.
Construction of storm drain at Kamarajar Salai at a cost of 20.50 lakh and renovation of toilets at a cost of 8.9 lakh at Pappanaicken Palayam Primary School have been completed.
A proposal to carry out works to the tune of 5.21 crore has been sent to the Commissioner of Municipal Administration for approval, Commissioner of the Company M Prathap said.

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