Mangaluru: Mangaluru South MLA JR Lobo, Mayor Jacintha Alfred, Corporators and corporation officials on Thursday, August 6, inspected the ongoing renovation work of Town Hall.

After reviewing the work, the MLA instructed the officials to ensure that the four contractors as well as Nirmithi Kendra completed the allotted work by October, since the inauguration of the renovated hall on would be scheduled for Children’s Day on November 14. There will be a special programme for and by the children.

Nirmithi Kendra has been given the task of completing the work at an estimated cost of Rs 99 lakhs and the work has already begun.

Rs 60 lakhs will be spent on new seats, Rs 98 lakhs for sound and lighting, Rs 49 lakhs for electricity and generator and Rs 48 lakhs for air conditioners.

“The contractors will resume the work during this week and have been instructed to complete the work by October end,” JR Lobo informed the media.

The MLA also asked the officials to auction the old seats and dispose them at the earliest.

Mayor Jacintha Alfred, Corporators Deepak Poojary, Shashidar Hegde, Prakash Salian, Keshva Maroli, Harinath, Ashok DK, TK Sudhir, Denis D’Silva and other corporation officials were present on the occasion.

Curtesy: Udayavani