Special Correspondent

Free house site pattas given to six persons

ARIYALUR: Collector T. Abraham distributed welfare assistance to 41 beneficiaries of Ariyalur district under various schemes at the public grievance day meeting here on Monday.

400 petitions

The Collector who received more than 400 petitions at the meeting instructed the officials of the respective departments to take action on the petitions within a fortnight and reply to the petitioners about the action taken.

He said that most of the petitioners sought old age pension, assistance for differently-abled persons, marriage and education grant, new family cards, free house site pattas etc.

Mr. Abraham distributed Rs.20,000 as marriage assistance to 17 beneficiaries and free house site pattas to six persons and new family cards to 14 persons at the meeting.

District Revenue Officer R. Pichai, District Supply Officer Sivarasu and others participated in the meeting.