Public Accounts Committee holds inspection in Madurai


Members of the Public Accounts Committee of the Tamil Nadu Parliament, its chairman, SR Raja (Tambaram), inspected the construction of the additional building at the government's Adi Dravidar Girls' Hostel at Chokkikulam in Madurai on Tuesday.

Members of the Public Accounts Committee of the Tamil Nadu Parliament, its chairman, SR Raja (Tambaram), inspected the construction of the additional building at the government’s Adi Dravidar Girls’ Hostel at Chokkikulam in Madurai on Tuesday. | Photo credit: R. Ashok

Members of the Public Accounts Committee of the Tamil Nadu Parliament, led by Speaker SRRaja (Tambaram), inspected various development works in Madurai district on Tuesday.

This was followed by a review meeting with the officials in the presence of the Minister for Commercial Taxes and Registration P. Moorthy at the Collectorate here.

Among the various development works inspected were the construction of additional building of Adi Dravidar Welfare Hostel for Girls at Chokkikulam, Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu (ELCOT), Sewage Treatment Plant (125 mld capacity) near Pandikoil in Ilanthaikulam, Ilanthaikulam sub-station. ) at Avaniapuram and Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation Depot at Ellis Nagar, a press release said.

Addressing the meeting, Mr. Raja said that Chief Minister MK Stalin took office at a time when the fiscal deficit of the State government was low due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, he has become a successful CM of the country by implementing various welfare schemes to improve the welfare of the people, the release added.

Mr. Raja asked the government officials to work effectively to make the various schemes launched by the government fully available to the public. He also asked the officials of the respective departments to take appropriate action on the issues discussed in the meeting and forward a status report to the Committee.

Mr. Moorthy said that the Assembly Committee has worked effectively by giving necessary recommendations to the State government to get better results in the development work done.

Committee members A. Krishnasamy (Poonamallee), A. Thamizharasi (Manamadurai), G. Thalapathi (Madurai North), VP Nagai Mali (Kilvelur), SS Balaji (Tiruporur), Rubi R. Manoharan (Nanguneri), MLAs A. Venkatesan, M. Boominathan, Collector S. Aneesh Sekhar, Mayor Indirani Ponvasanth, Corporation Commissioner Simranjeet Singh Kahlon and others were present.

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