Special Correspondent


VELLORE: A sum of Rs.22.50 lakh has been allotted for disbursement to 150 persons under the Moovalur Ramamirtham Ammayar Memorial Marriage Assistance Scheme in Vellore district. This is part of the total sum of Rs. 5 crore allotted to the scheme in the state.

A release from the Collector, Dharmendra Prathap Yadhav, said the Public Works Department Minister, Durai Murugan would disburse Rs.15000 each to five persons in the first phase at the functions organised in connection with the inauguration of the rice scheme at Ranipet, Sarbanamedu (Vellore) and Katpadi on Sunday. One beneficiary each will be given the assistance at functions to be held in Ranipet and Sarbanamedu, while three persons would get assistance at functions to be held in Tharapadavedu in Katpadi.