Special Correspondent

TIRUVARUR: Tamil Nadu Government has contributed a lot for education development of Tiruvarur district, said Dairy Development Minister U. Mathivanan at Kalapal, near here, on Saturday.

He declared open a students’ hostel constructed by Adi Dravida Welfare Department at Government Higher Secondary school in Kalapal.

He said that the State Government had allotted Rs. 100 crore for establishment of a medical college at Tiruvarur. An engineering college has also been sanctioned.

The Central Government has allotted 16 Central Universities for various states including Tamil Nadu. The Central University will be located at Tiruvarur, the Minister said. The Minister assured to fulfil the demand of the school for operating buses, construction of auditorium and providing drinking water facility. Collector M. Chandrasekaran and Mannargudi MLA V.Sivapunniyam participated.