Special Correspondent

TIRUCHI: Collector T. Soundiah, on Friday, conducted surprise inspections at the boys and girls hostels run by the departments of Adi Dravida Welfare and Backward Classes Welfare in the city.

He inspected the Adi Dravida Welfare Students Hostel at Raja Colony and checked the quality of food served to the inmates. He also visited the department’s girls hostel at Cantonment.

Later Mr. Soundiah inspected the Srirangam Government Boys Hostel run by the Backward Classes Welfare department and the Adi Dravida Boys Hostel at Kondaiyampettai. He instructed the Corporation officials to provide water connection to the hostel at Kondaiyampettai.

He assured the warden of the Backward Classes Welfare Students Hostel at Crawford that the district administration would recommend the increase in the intake at the hostel.