MADURAI: The construction civil works of new Periyar Bus Stand in Madurai city are being expedited at a fast pace and officials must monitor that the works should be completed soon and put for public use, Madurai Corporation Commissioner Dr.K.P.Karthikeyan has said here today. The Madurai Corporation Commissioner Mr.Karthikeyan, along with City Engineer in-charge Mrs.Suganthi, Executive Engineer Mrs.Karuppathal and other senior officials had inspected the Periyar Bus Stand area on 9th September 2021 where Smart City project works are going on now.
The Periyar Bus Stand redevelopment work was taken up at a cost of Rs.167 crore in order to make it a modern bus complex with several public amenities and passengers’ convenience. The Madurai Corporation Commissioner Mr.Karthikeyan had today inspected the construction activity for passengers waiting area, bus parking bay, police control room, traffic regulation facility, women’s feeding rooms, purified drinking water, modern public toilets, etc, according to a press release received from Madurai Corporation here on 9th September 2021 after the Corporation Commissioner’s inspection of Periyar Bus Stand.
According to officials, 57 city buses can be parked in the bus stand and facility for setting up 462 shops in the commercial shopping complex is coming up in the new Periyar Bus Stand premises in Madurai city where Smart City project works are underway at various places in this temple city of Madurai.