Special Correspondent

Welfare assistance distributed to 46 beneficiaries

Offcials receive 149 petitions demanding basic amenities

YERCAUD: Good education alone can make a nation rich and proud, said District Revenue Officer V. Kalasi Arasi.

Distributing welfare assistance to the tune of Rs. 60,000 to 46 beneficiaries at K Pudur tribal village here on Wednesday, Kalai Arasi said that education should be given to the children, which she said would also ensure their good future.

She also pointed out the commitment of the government to uplift the livelihood of disadvantageous groups in the society.

She told the parents that the education, which they could not get, should however be imparted to their children without fail.

The officials also received 149 petitions from the tribal people and assured them that she would see that action be taken against all. Many had demanded community certificates, drinking water, road and bus facility.

Senior officials from revenue and Panchayats accompanied her.

Tahsildhar Deivasigamani, Deputy Collector (Training) Meena Priyadarshini, Special Deputy Collector Rajmohan Thambi and representatives from Yercaud Union and Vazhavanthi Panchayat also participated.