Staff Reporter

PERAMBALUR: Collector Anil Meshram inspected the works being executed under the ‘Anaithu Grama Anna Marumalarchi Thittam’ in T. Kalathur village, near here, on Thursday. He inspected the work on the desilting of the local tank.

In a press release issued here, the Collector said that a total of 978 works had been executed in the past two years under the scheme in 50 village panchayats in Perambalur, Alathur, Veppur and Veppanthattai blocks, at a total expenditure of about Rs. 9 crore.

This year, a sum of Rs.5 crore had been sanctioned for the implementation of the programme in 25 village panchayats.

At Kannapadi village, he inspected a work on desilting of the Alamarathu Kuttai currently in progress at an expenditure of Rs.3.22 lakh under the ‘National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme.’

Project Officer, District Rural Development Agency, V. Natarajan was among those who assisted the inspection.