Online edition of India's National Newspaper
Wednesday, Aug 05, 2009
ePaper | Mobile/PDA Version
Google



Tamil Nadu
News: ePaper | Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Engagements |
Advts:
Retail Plus | Classifieds | Jobs | Obituary |

Tamil Nadu Printer Friendly Page   Send this Article to a Friend

TN model state in implementing welfare measures: Anbazhagan

Staff Reporter

Photo: N. Bashkaran

Election campaign: Finance Minister K. Anbazhagan addressing at a public meeting in Mathur on Tuesday. —

MATHUR (KRISHNAGIRI): Tamil Nadu is one of the model state in implementing various welfare schemes for the downtrodden, including the recently launched Kalaignar Insurance Scheme for Life Saving Treatments, said Finance Minister K. Anbazhagan here on Tuesday.

Addressing public meetings at Mathur and Bargur in support of the DMK candidate for Bargur Assembly constituency K.R.K. Narasimhan, he said that over one crore families with an annual income of Rs.72,000 or less would benefit from the scheme.

All members of welfare boards, including their dependents, in the State would become beneficiaries of the scheme. Each family would benefits up to Rs. 1 lakh for certain procedures in private hospitals and pay wards in government hospitals.

He said the Centre has also waived crop loan to the tune of Rs. 70,000 crore after the State Government waived Rs. 7,000 crore farm loans.

He said the Tamil Nadu is the only State to provide electricity to all the villages. The Government was also taking various measures to implement the basic necessities like drinking water, laying of road and education, Mr. Anbazhagan said.

Printer friendly page  
Send this article to Friends by E-Mail



Tamil Nadu

News: ePaper | Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Engagements |
Advts:
Retail Plus | Classifieds | Jobs | Obituary | Updates: Breaking News |


News Update



The Hindu Group: Home | About Us | Copyright | Archives | Contacts | Subscription
Group Sites: The Hindu | The Hindu ePaper | Business Line | Business Line ePaper | Sportstar | Frontline | Publications | eBooks | Images | Ergo | Home |

Copyright 2009, The Hindu. Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu