The State government has released Rs. 14.60 crore for construction of three integrated hostel complexes and new buildings for seven social welfare hostels under the SC/ST Sub-Plan in the district.

In a statement, Minister for Horticulture R. Venkat Reddy said that the three integrated hostel complexes will be built at an estimated cost of Rs. 3 crore each at Bonakal, Julurupadu and Nagulavancha respectively. Each hostel complex will accommodate as many as 400 students.