Madurai, Mar 30 (PTI) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami today said the government was implementing several welfare schemes in the district.

Participating in the wedding of 120 couples, the Chief Minister said Rs 54-crore has been sanctioned for the flyover at Kalavasal junction.

Besides, a bridge linking Paravai and Thuvariman would be constructed at a cost of Rs 18 crore, he said.

The other projects included Madurai-Azhagar Kovil Poovanthi link road, a bridge on Kurivikaran Salai and a ring road from Chittampatti to Nagari.

The two-lane Uthangui-Kappalur would be converted into a four-lane road at Rs 214 crore, he said.

Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam was also present on the occasion.

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