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Rangasamy distributes cash assistance to Scheduled Castes

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 16:55

Puducherry: Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Tuesday said his government gave priority in taking care of the socio economic development of the members of the scheduled caste community.

Distributing cash assistance totaling Rs 1.25 crore to around 600 members belonging to the scheduled caste under various welfare schemes implemented by the Department of Welfare of Adi Dravidar here, he said a special component plan had already been implemented in Puducherry with funds earmarked specially for the plan in each of the welfare schemes operated by government departments.

Chief Minister also provided funds to the families of the scheduled caste to construct toilets under total sanitation programme.

First Published: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 16:55

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