Solar-powered facility on the lines of one installed in New Delhi

Even as the corporation is all set to take up a project to refurbish bus shelters across the city with private participation, Tiruchi MP P.Kumar, AIADMK, has sanctioned Rs.83.50 lakh for erecting 16 solar-powered modern bus shelters in the city. The modern bus shelters would be on the lines of the one installed in New Delhi and fitted with solar panels for lighting and come with a mobile phone charger, Mr.Kumar told The Hindu over phone.