Special Correspondent

VELLORE: A sum of Rs.22.50 lakh has been allotted for disbursement to 150 persons under the Moovalur Ramamirtham Ammayar Memorial Marriage Assistance Scheme in Vellore district. This is part of the total sum of Rs.five crores allotted to the scheme in the entire state.

According to a release from the District Collector, Dharmendra Prathap Yadhav, the Public Works Department minister, Durai Murugan will disburse a sum of Rs.15000 each to five persons in the first phase at the functions organised in connection with the inauguration of the scheme of selling rice under the PDS at Rs.2 per kg in Ranipet, Sarbanamedu (Vellore) and Katpadi on Sunday.