Training for newly appointed Village Administrative Officers (VAO) on land survey and village administration commenced at four centres in the district on Saturday.

Collector P. Sankar launched the training programme at the Vellore training centre.

Training on land survey and village administration was being imparted to 150 VAOs at four centres in the district — 38 VAOs at Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Arakkonam, 31 VAOs at Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Walajah, 41 VAOs at Muslim Higher Secondary School, Vellore and 40 VAOs at Tahsildar office, Tirupattur, according to a press release.

The training was being conducted in two phases — training on land survey would be conducted for a month followed by training on village administration for a period of six weeks. The District Revenue Officer inaugurated the training programme at Walajah centre, while the Sub-Collector of Tirupattur launched it at Tirupattur training centre.

Special Deputy Collector (social security scheme), Vellore, inaugurated the programme at Arakkonam, the release added.

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