Madurai

Government staff and police personnel honoured

Collector K Veera Raghava Rao honoured a host of government employees, including District Revenue Officer (DRO) S. Muthumari for their commendable service in the Lok Sabha elections during the 73rd Independence Day celebrations.

After hoisting the national flag at the Armed Reserve police ground here on Thursday, Mr. Rao honoured 137 government staff from various departments, individuals in public service, 37 police personnel and six ministerial staff in the police department, recognising their meritorious service.

Those honoured for meritorious service during elections include Project Director, DRDA, D. Getzi Leema Amalini, Personal Assistant to Collector (General) S. S. Kannabiran, Deputy Collector Ravichandran and District Supply Officer M. Mathiazhagan.

RDO R. Suman, Assistant Director (Panchayat) V. Kesavadasan, Chief Educational Officer P. Ayyanan and Regional Transport Officer (RTO) K. Selvakumar were honoured for outstanding performance.

The Collector also honoured Public Relations Officer (PRO) G. Annadurai, Assistant PRO (Information) M. Kayilai Selvam, photographer (Special Grade) K. Sankar and Technical Assistant D. Palanikumar for their meritorious services. Blood donation camp organiser Ayappan was also honoured with a merit certificate.

Additional Superintendent of Police (Prohibition and Enforcement Wing) Loyola Ignatius and DSPs Natarajan and S. Pugazhendi, Inspector of Police (Crime team) Thiruvanandam and Head Constable Subash Srinivasan were among the 37 police personnel honoured.

Mr Srinivasan won accolades for his ‘save trees mission’.

Later, addressing Gram Sabha meeting at Medhalodai in Thirupullani union, Mr. Rao said the district administration fully focussed on providing basic facilities such as drinking water, roads and street lights in the villages.

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has ordered that these facilities should be provided in all villages, he said.

Pointing that the district administration was developing 69 waterbodies and supply channels at a total cost of ₹37.59 crore in the district under ‘kudimaramathu’ scheme, he exhorted the local people to fully involve in the works. He asked them to benefit from Central schemes such as pension for farmers, housing and micro irrigation.

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