Staff Reporter

Under Anaiththu Grama Anna Marumalarchi Thittam'

TIRUNELVELI: A total of 82 village panchayats under 19 panchayat unions in the district have been selected as `beneficiary local bodies' under the Anaiththu Grama Anna Marumalarchi Thittam, a scheme to improve infrastructure facilities in the civic bodies over a period of next four years.

The beneficiary village panchayats are: Kaavalaakurichi, East Veeraanam, West Maruthappapuram, North Kaavalaakurichi, Maayamaankurichi, East Kalangal (all under Alangulam panchayat union), Vairaavikulam and Zamin Singampatti (Ambasamudram panchayat union), Kooniyoor and Karisalpatti (Cheranmahadevi panchayat union), East Ambur, Adaichaani, Dharmapuramadam, A.P. Naadaanoor and East Kadayam (Kadayam panchayat union).

Kasidharmam, Punnaiyapuram, Poganallur (Kadayanallur panchayat union), Sengaalakurichi, Idaiyankulam, Devanallur and Soorangudi (Kalakkad panchayat union), Kazhuneerkulam, Kalloorani, Andipatti and Idaiyarthavanai (Keezhapaavoor panchayat union), Maruthankinaru, Chathrakondan, Chathrapatti, Pillaiyarnaththam, Sangupatti, Maippaarai, Naalaanthula and Vaagaikulam (Kuruvikulam panchayat union).

Ukkirankottai, Kalakkudi, Piraancherry, Kurichikulam, Pillaiyaarkulam, Sanganthiradu, Naanjaankulam and Alangaarapaeri (Maanur panchayat union), Vellaalankulam, Thevarkulam, Eechanthaa, Periyakovilaankulam, K. Maruthappapuram (Melaneelithanallur panchayat union).

Azhwanaeri, Kaadankulam Thirumalapuram, Ramakrishnapuram, A. Sattankulam, Ilangulam (Nanguneri panchayat union), Munneerpallam, Reddiyarpatti, Ponnakudi, Ariyakulam, Konganthaanpaarai and Ittaeri (Palayamkottai panchayat union), North Ariyanaayagipuram, Mailappuram, Harikesavanallur (Pappakudi panchayat union), Muthumoththanmozhi, K. Navvaladi, Aanaikudi, Idaiyankudi, K. Puthur, (Radhapuram panchayat union).

Maangudi, South Sankarankovil, North Puthur, Veeriyiruppu, Vaadikottai (Sankarankovil panchayat union), Seevanallur (Shencottai panchayat union), Thaenpoththai, Periyapillaivalasai, Vallam (Tenkasi panchayat union), Kaavalkinaru, Pazhavoor and Adankaarkulam (Valliyoor panchayat union), Subramaniyapuram, Malaiyadikurichi, Nagaram and Koodaloor (Vasudevanallur panchayat union).

Appeal

Collector G. Prakash, who chaired a meeting here on Thursday to discuss the scheme, appealed to the presidents of these village panchayats to cooperate with the district administration to ensure better infrastructure facilities for their local bodies.

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