District Collector C.T. Manimekalai has promised to make arrangement for the construction of a community hall at Edacheri in Vanur block.

She gave the assurance at the Mass Contact Programme held at Edacheri on Friday.

The Collector said that she received a total number of 343 petitions from the village but none of them was pertaining to the community hall.

However, the demand for such a public utility was put before her during the session and she agreed to concede it.

The Collector gave away welfare assistance worth Rs 7.60 lakh to 73 beneficiaries.

As for availing the welfare benefits the villagers should hand over the petitions directly to officials and should not depend upon middlemen.