Chennai Corporation Budget: Flood Mitigation is Key Priority

A whopping Rs 171 crore has been allocated to install a remote monitoring system for the city’s 2.8 lakh LED streetlights and to complete cabling works at one go.

Chennai Corporation Commissioner and Special Officer Prakash Govindasami passed the civic body’s annual budget on Monday. The Rs 46-crore deficit budget which projects total expenditure at Rs 5744 crore for the 2019-2020 financial year, proposes to improve the City’s lighting, bridge connectivity, safety of women and mitigate flooding.

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