Special Correspondent

VILLUPURAM: Teachers of Villupuram district have contributed a total amount of Rs 31.35 lakh to the Sri Lankan Tamils Relief Fund, according to P.A.Naresh, Chief Educational Officer.

In a statement here, Mr. Naresh said that already the teachers of the government-run and aided schools had contributed one-day salary amounting to Rs. 26,21,424. Taking the cue the teachers serving in private schools and nursery schools in the district too had voluntarily contributed an amount of Rs. 5,13,530.

Their third and final instalment of Rs 3,09,530 was handed over to District Collector R.Palanisamy at the Collectorate here on Monday, Mr Naresh added.