Officials should pay special attention to petitions being received at the weekly grievances day meetings and initiate action for immediate redress of the same, said Collector Darez Ahmed.

Grievances meet

Presiding over the weekly grievances day meeting held here on Monday, the Collector underlined the role of officials in executing the people-oriented welfare schemes.

All eligible persons should get the benefits, he said.

Earlier, the Collector distributed stipend totalling Rs.34,210 to 24 trainees who underwent training, sponsored by the Adi Dravidar Housing and Development Corporation, in ‘garment making' and ‘apparel pattern making', at the Apparel Training and Designing Centre here.

M.A. Subramanian, District Revenue Officer, was present.

Earlier, the Collector received petitions from about 400 persons on the occasion.