CHENNAI: Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa inaugurated the Lab for Tamil Computing and Software Incubation Centre at the Tamil Virtual Academy in Kotturpuram, in Chennai. The Lab is set up with 24 modular work stations with air-conditioning facility while the incubation centre has a library and 13 air-conditioned rooms.
A conference hall with a capacity to accommodate 150 people and a studio to record study-related programmes and for online classes were also opened on September 22 by the Chief Minister through the video conferencing facility at the Secretariat. The total cost involved for setting up of these facilities is `82 lakh.
The Chief Minister also commenced the distribution of appointment orders to 307 livestock inspectors (Grade II) to ensure extension of services like artificial insemination, first aid, deworming, castration, vaccination, etc., to livestock reared in villages. Of the 307 inspectors, seven received the appointment orders from the Chief Minister on September 22.
Already 289 livestock inspectors (Grade II) were appointed in 2013 after they were trained. The government has been taking many steps towards creating a second White Revolution in the State. Free milch cows, goats have been provided to lakhs of poor in the rural areas.