Staff Reporter

PUDUCHERRY: Labour Minister M. Kandasamy on Monday distributed coupons worth Rs.400 for Deepavali for members of the Puducherry Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board.

According to a press release, as many as 25,071 persons were members of the welfare board.

The Deepavali prize coupons would be distributed for all members this year and the Minister started the process on Monday.

The coupons would be given to the members according to the registration numbers on the following days :

October 21 – register numbers 2,501 to 5,000, October 22 – 5,001 to 7,500, October 23 – 7,501 to 10,000, October 24 – 10,001 to 12,500 and October 25 – 12,501 to 16,114, said the press release.

For women, it would be distributed at the Construction Workers Welfare Board, D1, Industrial Estate, Thattanchavady.

The coupons would be distributed for men at Labour department premises, Vazhudhavur Road, Gandhi Nagar.

Those who fail to get it in the mentioned days can collect the same on from November 3 to 7 at the welfare board office.