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Collector distributes assistance worth Rs. 14.7 lakh

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Source : The Hindu Date : 10.06.2009

Collector distributes assistance worth Rs. 14.7 lakh

Staff Reporter

Photo: Special Arrangement.

Taking a ride: Dharmapuri Collector P. Amutha travelling in an autorickshaw given to a woman under the THADCO scheme on Monday. —

DHARMAPURI: Collector P. Amutha distributed Rs. 14.70 lakh assistance to 69 beneficiaries under various welfare schemes at the grievance meeting held at the collectorate here on Monday.

During the programme, she distributed old-age pension orders to four farm labourers, Rs. 43,000 to 9 persons under the Tamil Nadu Farm Labourers and Farmers Social Protection scheme, Rs. 2,87,500 as assistance for natural death to 23 persons, Rs. 3.75 lakh as accident relief to 3 persons and autorickshaws to 5 persons, including a woman, under the THADCO assistance with Rs. 25,000 as subsidy and term loan of Rs. 4.75 lakh.

Later, she along with the District Revenue Officer Maheshwari Ravikumar travelled in an autorikshaw driven by a woman.

During the grievances day meeting, over 400 petitions were received demanding patta, family card, free house site patta, community certificate, medical assistance, old-age pension, marriage assistance, education loan and employment etc.

Special Deputy Tahsildhar (Grievances Redressal section) T. Rajmohan, Lead Bank Manager D. Bama, Regional Transport Officer M. Gunasekaran, Ex-servicemen Welfare Assistant Director V. Manivannan and THADCO District Manager A. Santhakumari participated.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 June 2009 14:19

SHGs invited to display products at exhibitions

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Source : The Hindu Date : 08.06.2009

SHGs invited to display products at exhibitions

Special Correspondent

VELLORE: The Tamil Nadu Women’s Development Corporation has requested women self-help groups (SHGs) in Vellore district to display their products at the exhibition to be held in connection with the summer festival in Yelagiri Hills from June 13 to 19, the Chitrai Exhibition in Madurai, exhibitions held in connection with Thaipoosam in Palni and Dindigul, Nagoor Thandhari exbition, the exhibition conducted during festivals in Velanganni in Nagapattinam district, and the exhibitions being held in different parts of Tamil Nadu on different occasions .

In a release, Vellore Collector C. Rajendran said that a committee has been constituted under his presidentship as per the guidance of the State government to select the SHGs eligible for participating in the exhibitions.

He has asked interested SHGs to approach the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Tamil Nadu Women’s Development Corporation, Gandhinagar, Vellore, with details of products made by them, method of production, quality and price of products and other related information.

More details could be had by contacting the PIU at Gandhinagar, Vellore (0416-2241765).

Last Updated on Monday, 08 June 2009 13:57

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