She also declared open buildings of the Institute of Road and Transport Technology in Erode, constructed at a cost of about Rs. 2.37 crore.

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday flagged off 414 bus services.

As part of the presentation of cheques for about Rs. 154 crore to 5,151 pensioners of the government-run transport corporations towards terminal benefits, she handed over cheques to four pensioners. She also declared open buildings of the Institute of Road and Transport Technology in Erode which were constructed at a cost of about Rs. 2.37 crore.

Another release stated that 106 persons had been sanctioned an assistance of Rs. 6 crore under the New Entrepreneur-cum-Enterprise Development Scheme and schemes of the Tamil Nadu Adi-Dravidar Housing and Urban Development Corporation (TAHDCO) for entrepreneurship development.

The financial institution involved would be the Bank of India.

To mark the inauguration of the schemes, the Chief Minister handed over letters, communicating sanction of loan, to seven beneficiaries. The events took place at the Kodanad camp office of Ms. Jayalalithaa in The Nilgiris district.

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