VELLORE: The district planning committee has proposed to seek help from the State government to establish a government women’s college in K V Kuppam. A resolution in this regard was adopted at the eighth meeting of the committee, that was convened on Tuesday here, chaired by the district panchayat chairperson Dr Leela Subramanian. Collector
R Nanthagopal was also present on the occasion.
The committee also proposed to set up a government polytechnic college in Kallapadi near Paradarami in Gudiyattam taluk. The committee further urged the State government to upgrade the government high school in Kallapadi to a higher secondary school, establish a boys and girls higher secondary school in Pernambut by splitting the existing Adi-dravida welfare higher secondary school. The committee also decided to forward a proposal to the State government, to convert the 32-km stretch of rural highway road from Gudiyattam to Mordhana reservoir into a State highway.
Discussions were also held on the resolutions passed in the seventh meeting of the committee. Chairperson Leela Subramanian pointed out that action was being taken by the committee on the resolutions passed and wherever the new schemes were introduced, people had been benefited through economic development. She also pointed out that the State government was kind enough to support the scheme and proposals sent from the district. New proposals discussed in the meeting would also be forwarded to the State government for speedier action.
The chairperson also pointed out that a grain godown at a cost of `62 lakh, a solar powered copra production centre in Alangayam at a cost of 14 lakh, a chili production centre in Kandili at a cost of `21 lakh were nearing completion.
Project director of district rural development agency N Srinivasan, project officer of women development project B Lokeshwari, district panchayat secretary Annamalai, members of the district panchayat council, panchayat presidents and presidents of town panchyats among other officials were present.