Revenue officials asked to submit the list of such deaths by June 3

The kin of persons who died due to sunstroke in Kadapa district would be granted ex gratia under Apatbandhu scheme, In-charge Collector K. Nirmala said on Friday and directed the revenue officials to submit lists of such deaths by June 3.

Addressing a meeting of the revenue officials here, she asked them to identify government lands for the seventh phase of land distribution. Landless poor would be given saplings for planting in tank, forest and KC canal poramboke lands along the road side under the employment guarantee scheme, Ms. Nirmala said. The DRDA has identified such lands and lands under the Roads and Buildings, Panchayat Raj and Revenue Departments should also be identified, she said.

Each family would be paid 50 paise per sapling and they could plant 200 saplings a day, she said.

They would be given weekly grants for safeguarding the saplings.

An Aadhaar centre would be started in every mandal headquarter from June 1 and mobile kits would be sent to remote areas, Ms. Nirmala said.

The Aadhaar card number, bank account and ration card number should be submitted to the concerned LPG dealer.

‘Pay demand drafts’

The In-charge Collector directed the dealers to pay demand drafts for supply of essential commodities in June under Amma Hastam scheme. She told the officials to compile the crop data by June 15.

She asked the Tahsildars to rectify any mistakes in adangals within three days and send the hard copies. Loan eligibility card applicants should be given cards and sent to banks. Old loan eligibility cards should be renewed.

Rajampet Sub-Collector Preethi Meena, DWMA In-charge Project Director Thippeswamy, District Supply Officer Prabhakar Rao, Kadapa RDO V. Veerabrahmam, Jammalamadugu RDO Raghunath Reddy, Tahsildars and Collectorate officials participated.