New classrooms inaugurated
Infrastructure facilities provided at a cost of Rs.15 lakh at Hindu Harijan Primary School in Gandhi Nagar, Tuticorin, were inaugurated by State Tourism Minister S.P. Shanmuganathan on Monday. Four class rooms each on the ground floor and the first floor at the school were constructed under the Self-Sufficiency Scheme involving the government and Sterlite Copper, which contributed Rs.5 lakh.
The Minister said the State government had launched several welfare schemes for the students up to the higher secondary level, and allotted huge funds to impart quality education to them.
Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa had asked the MLAs to contribute Rs.2.25 crore to develop government schools in their constituencies, he added.
M.S. Senthamizh Selvi, District Elementary Educational Officer, Alwar, Tuticorin Tahsildar, J. Silas Jeyamani, Resident Medical Officer, Government Medical College Hospital, Tuticorin, and D. Dhanavel, general manager, Sterlite Copper, were present.