Cleaning of Cooum to commence in a month’s time

Finally, the blueprint to give Coovum River a facelift is ready to be implemented. Chennai Corporation officials said the work on Integrated Cooum River Eco Restoration plan will start immediately after the new Central Govt. is formed. This means in a month’s time, work on desilting the river front, improving the sewage and storm water drain networks, commence. The project will be rehabilitation of settlers and subsequent land acquisitions will be implemented over five years at a cost of3,833.62 crore. In the first phase, the state govt. has allotted 500 crore for works to be taken up this fiscal Discussions are on among various stakeholders to finalise the aspects to be initiated during the first phase.

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