Tribal families to get Anthyodaya card

Last Updated 28 January 2013, 18:22 IST

Deputy commissioner Dr N Prasad has directed the officials to make arrangement for the distribution of Anthyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) ration card, in the district.

Chairing a meeting here recently he said tribals are residing in a large number at Virajpet and Somwarpet taluks. The tribals are still leading a deplorable condition.


Food and civil supplies deputy director Naveed Ahammed said about 5,047 ration cards have been already distributed under Anthyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY). At least 6,000 more AAY ration cards will be distributed shortly.

Social Welfare officer Lakshman J Ganti said that 301 houses which were sanctioned during 2008-09 are under progress. During 2010-11, as many as 350 houses were sanctioned. About 320 beneficiaries have been identified and the proposal has been sent to the ITDP director for approval.


Additional DC Dr N Shivashankar said that electricity connection should be provided to the anganwadi centres. The revenue officials should look into the issue.

Women and child welfare deputy director J P Lingaraju said: “We have already deposited fund to the Chescom to provide electricity connections to the anganwadi centres.”

Assistant commissioner G Prabhu, agriculture department joint director Shivamallu, mines and geology department deputy director Haris and tahsildars were present.

(Published 28 January 2013, 18:22 IST)

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