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CM receives grievance petitions, inaugurates projects in Salem

Chief Minister Edappadi K.Palaniswami inaugurated an Amma Park and gym at Katchupalli village near Konganapuram in Salem on Saturday.

Chief Minister Edappadi K.Palaniswami inaugurated an Amma Park and gym at Katchupalli village near Konganapuram in Salem on Saturday.  

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Distributes welfare assistance to people at Neikarapatti, Sankari and Konganapuram

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, on Saturday, received petitions from public in Neikarapatti, Sankari and Konganapuram under the CM’s Special Grievances Redress Programme here.

Mr. Palaniswami distributed welfare assistance worth ₹ 5.21 crore to 523 beneficiaries at function held at Neikarapatti in Veerapandi constituency.

Explaining the welfare schemes implemented by the State government in the constituency, Mr. Palaniswami said that in eight years, the Rural Development and Local Administration Department had implemented projects worth ₹ 231.38 crore in Veerapandi constituency and 29,531 persons benefited from it.

Mr. Palaniswami said that the Opposition leader M.K. Stalin was making allegations that the AIADMK government had not done anything to people and hence he had to explain the welfare measures in detail.

The Chief Minister said that works were under way for the eight-lane flyover on Ariyanur Road at a cost of ₹ 45 crore. At Sankari, he distributed welfare assistance worth ₹ 5 crore to 592 beneficiaries. At Konganapuram, Mr. Palaniswami inaugurated the Amma Park and gym and 10 other projects implemented at a cost of ₹ 4.35 crore.

Mr. Palaniswami said that during his visit to a cattle farm in Buffalo, California, he saw cows that provide up to 60 to 75 litres of milk a day and it had contributed to the economic development of the region. He added that a research centre would be set up at the proposed livestock park in Thalaivasal and hybrid cows that could provide up to 50 litres of milk would be raised there.

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