Modernisation of Public Markets
Two major Landmark public markets in the city are being modernised. Connemara market at Palayam is being dismantled and a new market is being constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 127.24 crore under Smart City Project. A four storied Main building, MLCP with two levels of basement parking (Electro-Mechanical) to accommodate around 500 cars, and 270 two-wheelers, Modern solid waste management and Liquid Waste Treatment facility are the major components of the project. The rehabilitation of 389 traders in the market will occur by December 2023. Modernisation of Chalai Bazaar envisages a total makeover with modern warehouse, street scaping, installation of signages, and furniture under Smart city project at an estimated cost of Rs 23.58 crores.