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Disabled persons given tricycles

Gesture: Disabled children studying in special schools under the SSA were given specially designed foldable tri-cycles by the Collector, V.K. Shanmugam, on Monday. —

Gesture: Disabled children studying in special schools under the SSA were given specially designed foldable tri-cycles by the Collector, V.K. Shanmugam, on Monday. —   | Photo Credit: Photo: N. Bashkaran

Staff Reporter

KRISHNAGIRI:Sixty-nine disabled persons were given tricycles and specialised chairs at the weekly grievances day programme here on Monday.

Collector V.K. Shanmugam gave away the tricycles costing Rs. 3.40 lakh.

He also distributed financial assistance to 16 persons under the agricultural employees welfare scheme and widow pension to two women.

Manimaran, District Rehabilitation Officer, Sampath, Assistant Project Officer, SSA scheme were present on the occasion.

Mr. V.K. Shanmugam also received 165 petitions and directed the officials concerned to process the petitions immediately without any delay.

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