Addressing the first meeting of the District Panchayat here on Wednesday, District Collector C.T.Manimekalai called upon the members to carry on constructive discussions and work in a coordinated manner for the development of the district.

She said that the members should sink their differences and focus on the development works.

Each of the members should clearly put forth the requirements of his or her ward and the District Panchayat would accord sanction on the basis of priority.

The Collector gave an assurance that all the demands of the members would be conceded in a phased manner. They should attend the monthly sessions without fail.