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Updated September 17th, 2011, 08:19 AM IST
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Free gifts distributed to beneficiaries

Posted on September 17th, 2011 at 09:15 AM.

First batch beneficiaries at different villages in Natham and Dindigul blocks have received cattle, mixie, grinders, fans, table top wet grinders and laptops here on Friday.

The free gifts were distributed to beneficiaries at various functions held at Boodhakudi, Idayapatti, Narasingapuram, Kovilur and Ammakulathuptti.

While distributing cows and calves at Boodhakudi, Collector K.S. Nagarajan said beneficiaries should produce more quantity of milk. The Aavin will form a milk producers’ cooperative society inducting all the 50 beneficiaries to supply milk to the Aavin. Veterinary doctors will help farmers take preventive measures and protect animals from contagious diseases.

The Aavin officials said that the 50 cows would produce around 250 to 300 litres a day. Farmers could scale up to 500 litres a day by feeding nutritious fodder.

Addressing a mixie, fan and wet grinder distribution function at Idayapatti, the Collector said that the government was offering electronic items to ease work load of home makers.

Massive efforts were on to supply an uninterrupted power to operate household equipment. These schemes will be extended to other parts of the district in phased manner.

While distributing laptops to schoolchildren at Narasingapuram near Dindigul, Mr. Nagarjan said students should use laptops to update their knowledge. Laptops were given to students who have no facility to buy them.

Chief Educational Officer Radhakrishnan said that the laptops have several salient features, including complete plus two syllabus, 1,331 couplets of Thirukural, Tamil keyboard and other facilities.

In the first batch, 50 cows, a set of fan, mixie and grinders to 144 beneficiaries and laptop to 52 plus two students were given in the morning session.

In the evening session, Dindigul MLA K. Balabarathi and the Collector distributed laptops to 113 students in Government HSS, Palani Road, Dindigul goats to 17 beneficiaries and set of mixies, grinders and fans to 486 beneficiaries at M.M. Kovilur and 14 persons at Ammakulathupatti village.

Dindigul Tahsildar R. Selvaraj and RDO M. Perumal took part.

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