The district is all set to get a men's hostel for college students belonging to Adi Dravidar communities.

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has sanctioned a hostel for Adi Dravidar college students, said Darez Ahmed, Collector, here on Thursday. Addressing students of the Government Polytechnic College at Keezhakanavai, Mr.Ahmed said a women's hostel for Adi Dravidar college students was already functioning in the district and the new hostel for men would be started soon.

He also disclosed that additional water purifiers would be installed at the polytechnic.

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