Wednesday, Jun 01, 2011 Staff Reporter
KRISHNAGIRI: District Collector V. Arun Roy disbursed a sum of Rs. 34,250 as assistance to ex-servicemen and war widows at a grievances day meeting held here on Tuesday.
Presiding over the meeting, Mr. Roy reviewed 41 petitions received prior to the meeting from ex-servicemen, war widows and others in the presence of district officials.
He also received 30 petitions requesting change of name in documents such as patta, pathway to the lands, allotment of house sites, pre-employment training for aspiring candidates joining in security forces, etc.
Mr. Roy gave directions to the officials concerned to take quick action on the petitions as per the rules and regulations of the government.
Nine persons were given Rs. 3,000 each for cremation relief, two persons were given Rs. 3,500 as monthly dole, and four people were given Rs. 3750 as military incentive subsidy by the district administration. As many as fifteen persons got the benefit from the district administration.
C. Prakasam, District Revenue Officer, M. Muthuram, assistant director of District Ex-servicemen Welfare Board, and Ms. Anitha, Deputy Collector (training), were among those who participated in the meeting.
Assistance given to 15 ex-servicemen, war widows