Staff Reporter

Nagercoil: The district administration’s decision to form a team to take census of ‘transgenders’ in order to implement various schemes to ensure their welfare through the ‘Transgender Welfare Board’ evoked a good response.

According to sources, as a first step it was decided to issue identity cards to them.


Moreover the district administration has also decided to recommend those who dedicated themselves for the upliftment of the poor and downtrodden, child welfare and for the betterment of the society for Sree Sakthi Puraskar award during 2007.

Hence those who worked for the betterment of destitute, widows, old age people, children and physically handicapped persons could send their applications to the Social Welfare department at the earliest.