TN FCI panel gets new head
The Union ministry of consumer affairs, food and public distribution has nominated Chennai-based educationist Harish L Mehta as a member of the Consultative Committee of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) for Tamil Nadu with immediate effect, for a period of two years, an official release said.
Stalin inquires about pending projects:
Leader of opposition M K Stalin moved in a calling attention motion to know about the status of Avinashi and Athikadavu project which will benefit many western districts of the state. Replying to Stalin’s questions, state highways and PWD minister Edapadi Palaniswamy said land is being acquired for the project and revised estimates are being prepared.
Govt grants family of actor Narayanan Rs10L:
Tamil Nadu government granted `10 lakh to the family of yesteryear actor Pasi Narayanan who were in penury. Chief minister J Jayalalithaa handed over the fixed deposit certificate of Tamil Nadu Power Finance And Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited to Narayanan’s wife Valli and each month the family will get `8,125 as interest. Narayanan had acted in many MGR films in which the chief minister had also acted.
dinathanthi newspaper 04/08/2016 : http://www.dinathanthiepaper.in/firstpage.aspx