Welfare assistance worth Rs. 4.80 lakh was distributed to 38 beneficiaries by the Nilgiris Collector Archana Patnaik at a grievances redressal mass contact programme held at Kekkatty near Ketti on Wednesday. Receiving 223 petitions relating to family cards, old age pension, basic amenities etc, she asked the officials present to initiate action on them without delay.

Among those who participated were the Revenue Divisional Officer Gandhimathi and the Deputy Director of health P.G. Bhanumathy and the President, Ketti Panchayat, Maheshwari.

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