Special Correspondent

ARIYALUR: Collector T. Abraham has convened special meetings in three villages in the district on Friday (Jan.22) to hear the grievances of the public relating to public distribution system and consumer protection.

The Collector said that the meetings would be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on that day at Kadugur village in Ariyalur taluk, Manakkudayan village in Sendurai taluk and Siddhamalli village in Udayarpalayam taluk.

Mr. Abraham said that the DSO of Ariyalur, the TNCSC zonal manager of Ariyalur and the Deputy Registrar (Public Distribution System), Perambalur, were nominated as observers for the meetings in Ariyalur, Sendurai and Udayarpalayam taluks respectively.

The respective taluk supply officers will preside over the meeting and hear the grievances of the public in the presence of officials from the co-operatives, panchayat presidents and members and representatives from NGOs, he said.