Replying to DMK member Raja’s query in the Assembly, he said desilting of Cooum and Adyar rivers besides the Buckingam Canal would be taken up at an estimated cost of Rs 472 crore. In this connection, proposals have been sent to the Central government to getting its approval.
He said another scheme – Jawaharlal Nehru Waterways Development at a cost of Rs 346 crore has been formulated and sent to the Centre for approval.
After getting the clearance, he said that all the waterways in Chennai city would the developed. Meanwhile, the State government is initiating some works at a cost of Rs 85 crore.
I will for now hold my enthusiasm (along with my nose) No point getting all high and breaking out the champagne till the act actually happens, no?