PERAMBALUR: D. Napoleon, Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, distributed assistances totalling Rs.46.76 lakh to 262 beneficiaries here on Saturday.
A total of 213 girls got a cheque for Rs. 20,000 under the ‘Moovalur Ramamirtham Ammaiyar Memorial Marriage Assistance Scheme.'
The Minister also gave away colour television sets to 33 hostels sanctioned by the Adi Dravidar Welfare Department.
Collector M. Vijyakumar was among those who were present.