Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa allocates Rs25 crore for Lankan camps
Chennai, Mar.25 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday announced an allocation of Rs.25.62 crore for improving basic amenities in Lankan Tamil refugee camps.
She also announced that the state government would give scholarships to the children of the refugees who are pursuing higher studies.
A one-time grant of Rs.10, 000 would also be handed to women's self help groups run by the refugees, she said.
The state government has said that Rs.4.33 crore has been allocated for improving drinking water facilities.
The balance Rs.20.66 crore will be used to improve basic amenities in the camps. (ANI)
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