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JAMABANDHI: The Karur Collector, A. Karthik, addressing people at the "kudigal manadu" after the jamabandhi in Aravakurichi. The MLA, M.A. Khaleelur Rahman is seated beside him.
JAMABANDHI: The Karur Collector, A. Karthik, addressing people at the "kudigal manadu" after the jamabandhi in Aravakurichi. The MLA, M.A. Khaleelur Rahman is seated beside him.

Staff Reporter

Proposal in this regard to be forwarded for further action

KARUR: Villages and hamlets in the district left unconnected in the Karur-Dindigul Combined Water Supply Scheme would soon get Cauvery water.

Listing of the villages to be connected is being prepared and the proposal would be forwarded for further action soon, according to the Karur Collector, A. Karthik.

Addressing the "kudigal manadu'' at the completion of the jamabandhi in Aravakurichi, Mr. Karthik said that infrastructure development works to augment water supply such as the number of overhead water tanks needed in the beneficiary villages would be estimated and proposals would be forwarded for construction.

Similarly, the Collector also disclosed that preliminary works pertaining to distribution of two acres of land, free of cost, to the landless as announced by the Chief Minister, have already begun in the district. The scheme would be implemented in a phase manner from August 15, Mr. Karthik said.

The Collector assured the public that villages that did not have veterinary dispensary would get them shortly.Proposals to the effect have been forwarded to the State Government, he added.

Certificates

The Aravakurichi MLA, M. A. Khaleelur Rahman, urged the officials to expedite disbursal of certificates in the taluk office besides asking the fair price shops to open and dispense commodities to the public in correct measures.

Mr. Karthik also distributed Government welfare measures worth Rs. 10.81 lakh to 46 beneficiaries.A total of 1,642 petitions were processed during the weeklong Jamabandhi at Aravakurichi.Elsewhere in Kulithalai, the District Revenue Officer, M. Mathivanan, conducted the jamabandhi in which 2,225 petitions were processed.In Karur taluk, the RDO, N. Vidhya Shankar, processed 1,395 petitions during the jamabandhi and RDO, S. Ganesh, processed 1,080 petitions at the jamabandhi in Krishnarayapuram.

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