Edappadi K Palaniswami, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu recently laid the foundation stone for the new collectorate complex to be built at an estimated cost of INR 26.98 crore in Madurai.
The new collectorate complex is coming up on the premises of the existing collectorate which was constructed in 1916. The new four-storey building will be spread over 4.43 acres of area.
The ground floor will have 30 rooms spread over 3,105 sqm while the first floor will have 33 rooms over a 2838 sqm area. The 2,572 sqm second floor will consist of 25 rooms and the third floor will have 26 rooms over 2389 sqm.
It will have separate offices for the collector, public relations, special tahsildar (airport expansion), treasury, district adi dravidar welfare, branch manager Elcot, special tahsildar Arasu (government) cable television, special tahsildar for refugees, assistant director of town panchayats, among others.
Palaniswami, along with Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and others attended the function.