NAMAKKAL: Officials led by Collector U. Sagayam inspected the government hostels in various parts of the district on Thursday night.

Following widespread complaints from the students staying in the government hostels, the Collector formed several teams to conduct surprise inspections. The teams visited 61 hostels in Rasipuram, Tiruchengode, Paramathi Velur, Komarapalayam, Vennanthur and various others. They interacted with the students and listened to their grievances. The Collector inspected the hostel attached to the Namakkal Arignar Anna Government Arts College. He warned that stern action would be initiated against the staff if irregularities were found in the hostel administration.