A housing project for homeless HIV/AIDS-infected people will be implemented in the district, District Collector P.I. Sheikh Pareeth has said.

Assistance will be mobilised for the children of infected patients with the cooperation of the social welfare department, private and public sector enterprises, and voluntary organisations.

The Collector was delivering the presidential address at a review meeting of the Prathyasha drop in centre being operated in the district under the aegis of the State Aids Control Society. Steps have been taken for the effective implementation of projects drawn up in association with the Corporation and district panchayat for the supply of nutritious food to the HIV-infected.