Special Correspondent

TIRUCHI: A total of 322 applicants participated in the passport adalat conducted by the Regional Passport here on Saturday.

Officials led by Regional Passport Officer S. Balachandran held enquiries with them during the day long adalat.

Passports given

Of them, ten applicants were handed over passports on the spot.

Passports would be despatched to the rest of the eligible applicants in a week’s time.

Others, whose applications were found to be ineligible due to deficiencies, were informed of the reasons and advised to rectify the problem.

Special camp for students

About 200 students and faculty of the Trichy Engineering College submitted applications for passports at a special passport camp held at the passport office today. Passports would be despatched to them within 3 days of receipt of police verification report, Mr. Balachandran said in a press release.