Staff Reporter

ERODE: "Out of Rs. 10,000 crore target for education loan in the country for the current year, banks have disbursed Rs. 8,000 crore and a sizeable fund was distributed by the banks in Tamil Nadu,'' said Union Minister of State for Textiles E.V.K.S. Elangovan here on Friday.

Central fund

Mr. Elangovan was addressing at the Vigilance and Monitoring Committee meeting in the Collectorate.

The Union Minister said the Centre was granting funds to Tamil Nadu for various schemes and the funds were utilised properly in Erode district.

Wasteland

He said the wasteland development programme was functioning efficiently in the district. He wanted the beneficiaries to develop the land by getting the subsidies.

Collector D. Karthikeyam, DRDA Project Officer R. Rajashree, MLAs Vidiyal S. Sekar, R.M. Palanisamy and K.V. Ramanathan were also present.

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