Staff Reporter

PUDUCHERRY: Financial assistance to the tune of Rs. 41.90 lakh was distributed to several poor beneficiaries belonging to Lawspet constituency under the Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Housing Scheme. As many as 20 beneficiaries received Rs. 30,000 each as second instalment and 115 persons received Rs. 30,000 each as third instalment to convert their huts into concrete houses under the scheme, a press release said.

Financial aid of Rs. 5,000 each was granted to 28 persons for construction of toilets. Public Works Minister M.O.H.F. Shahjahan gave away the financial assistance to the beneficiaries, the release said.