NAMAKKAL: The Multimedia Exhibition and Campaign, which concluded recently, attracted a large number of people in the district.
Participating in the valedictory of the campaign, Collector G. Sundaramurthi presented awards to the best stalls set up in the exhibition. The Indus (Indo-U.S.) project for child labour abolition bagged the first place. The Police and Forest departments won the second and third places respectively.
He said that over 36,929 cattle were treated in the veterinary camps organised as part of the campaign. More than 5,000 people were treated in the medical camps.
Cultural programmes were organised with the participation of school and college students, volunteers from Valarkalvi project, Nehru Yuva Kendra, and Art and Culture department and self-help group members. The campaign was undertaken by the Department of Information and Publicity to make people aware of various government welfare schemes.