The Tourism Minister, N. Suresh Rajan inaugurated a part-time fair price shop at Arulganapuram near Erachakulam on Thursday. The Minister said that the DMK government had been implementing various welfare schemes including rice for one rupee, Rs. 6000 assistance to pregnant ladies, Kalanigar insurance scheme etc.
Moreover as many as 6 lakh youths have got employment. The member of Lok Sabha, J. Helen Davidson, participated.