SIDCO Buildings Worth Rs 75.9 Cr Opened by CM
CHENNAI: Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday inaugurated new buildings for the Small Industries Corporation (SIDCO), including the headquarters for the agency at Guindy here, all built at a cost of `75.90 crore. She declared open these buildings through video-conferencing facility at the Secretariat.
Modern Training Complex for the Entrepreneurship Development Institute at Guindy Industrial Estate, Chennai at a cost of `5.15 crore, new buildings for five District Industries Centres at Tiruppur, Nagapattinam, Namakkal, Thiruvarur and Theni each at a cost of `1.50 Crore, additional buildings for 7 District Industries Centres at Cuddalore, Dindigul, Krishnagiri, Salem, Madurai, Thanjavur and Vellore at a cost of `1.25 crore each were among those inaugurated by the Chief Minister.
She also inaugurated the new buildings constructed at a cost of ` 7.74 crore for the Revenue department.
A new building for the Nanguneri taluk office in Tirunelveli district and other buildings in the districts of Coimbatore, Madurai, Tuticorin, Vellore and Virudhunagar were among those declared open by the Chief Minister.
Mosques to get 4,5oo tonnes of rice
Chennai: Following representations from the Muslim community, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday issued orders for bulk allocation of 4,500 tonnes of rice to mosques in the State for making gruel, served for breaking daily fast during Ramzan. The move would benefit over 3,000 mosques in Tamil Nadu, said an official release. District Collectors have been directed to issue orders for bulk allocations to mosques after scrutiny of documents. During her previous tenure as Chief Minister in 2001, Jayalalithaa had conceded such a demand to ensure that the mosques did not face any difficulty in getting the rice required. The Chief Minister has revived this scheme after she assumed the office for the third term, an official release here said.