Sunday, 3 May 2015
Arrangements in place for mass contact programme - PALAKKAD,Kerala
Elaborate arrangements have been made for the mass contact programme of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy scheduled for June 11 in Palakkad, District Collector P. Mary Kutty has said. As many as 18,234 online applications had been received. The window for online filing of applications and complaints had ended. The public may register their grievances at the collectorate and taluk offices concerned by appearing with identification documents. The screening committee, headed by Tourism Minister A.P. Anil Kumar, would meet on May 20 to review the petitions, she said.
Panel to meet
Staff Reporter writes from Kasaragod: A committee headed by Agriculture Minister K.P. Mohanan will on May 3 screen the petitions for the Chief Minister’s mass contact programme on May 14.
The screening would start at the collectorate conference hall here at 2.30 p.m., an official release said. The officials concerned had submitted a report to the District Collector after examining the petitions. All officials had been asked to be present at the screening, District Collector P.S. Mohammed Sagir said.
A majority of the petitions were those seeking relief and rehabilitation assistance. As many as 4,346 applications seeking medical assistance and 2,420 for land and houses had been received, Mr. Sagir said.
As many as 102 applications sought title deeds while 300 were from physically challenged persons. As many as 772 applications were for loans and 228 for employment.
Source: The Hindu, 30th April 2015