In Tamil Nadu, the State Government has announced new plans on the event of Kaliagnar’s 97th birthday today. A slew of new schemes were announced and Chief Minister Stalin inaugurated distribution of welfare schemes during Covid-19.
AIR correspondent reports that the Government said that a 500 bedded multi speciality hospital for the benefit of the people living in South Chennai will be built at a cost of Rs. 250 crore. A library will be built in memorial of Kalaignar at Madurai. Award winning Tamil writers will be given a house in their own districts.
The Government also plans to build warehouses and infrastructure facilities to preserve 16 thousand tonnes paddy at a cost of Rs. 24 lakh at various places in Tiruvarur district. Transgenders and differently abled people will be allowed to travel free in government buses.
Chief Minister Stalin distributed ten kilogram rice with 15 grocery items along with the second instalment of 2000 Rs compensation during Covid period for ration card holders. He also gave Rs.4000 alongwith provisions and rice to the priests who are working at temples under the State Hindu religious and Charitable Endowments Ministry. Chief Minsiter began the scheme of Rs Rs.5000/- bonus for one lakh 12 thousand 184 police personnel who are working in the forefront of battling Covid-19.