Transport Minister K.N.Nehru distributed marriage assistance to the tune of Rs.73.20 lakh to 327 beneficiaries under the Moovalur Ramamirtham Ammaiyar Memorial Marriage Assistance Scheme at a function here on Sunday.
The Minister gave the assistance by way of cheques . Out of the 327 beneficiaries, 171 were given Rs.20,000 each and 156 beneficiaries Rs.25,000 each. He also distributed free domestic LPG connection and stoves to 2,100 families here, 1,000 families in Kondayampettai area and 1,100 families of Uyyakondan Thirumalai and Shanmuga Nagar areas.
Collector Mahesan Kasirajan presided over the function.Mayor S.Sujatha spoke on the occasion.