Staff Reporter

Administration to construct classrooms

  • Collector inspects residential school at Kodakarai
  • Tribals demand uninterrupted power supply

    Hosur: Collector Santhosh Babu has instructed Revenue officials to immediately issue community certificates and family cards to Irula tribals in Kodakarai habitation in Dhottamanchi panchayat.

    Participating in a mass contact programme in the village on Thursday he instructed officials to supply 35 kg rice a month under the Andhiyodhaya Annayojana scheme to tribals and Below Poverty Line (BPL) families.

    The Collector also inspected the Residential school at Kodakarai. The district administration would construct additional classrooms in the school for the benefit of tribal children, he said.

    He instructed officials to appoint plus two educated youth as teachers in the residential school. The youth would be provided a salary of Rs.1, 000 a month. The tribals requested the district administration to provide uninterrupted power supply to meet their requirements.

    Grievances

    Responding to their grievances, the Collector said that power cables snapped frequently as the village was surrounded by dense forests. Efforts would be made to provide uninterrupted power supply.

    The district administration would provide all infrastructure facilities in Kodakarai village under the Anaithu Gramam Anna Marumalarchi Thittam (AGAMT) scheme he said.

    Mr. Babu asked the tribals to send their children without fail to bridge courses and residential schools run by Sarva Shiksha Abiyan (SSA) in the habitation. The district administration was ready to extend all assistance to the families to keep the child in school.

    The Collector also distributed old age pension to 7 persons and assistance to a beneficiary under Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy Maternity Assistance Scheme.

    Superintendent of Police P.C. Thenmozhi Project Officer DRDA J. Sampath Sub-Collector Anand Kumar accompanied.

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