Financial assistance provided to SC & ST people

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Puducherry, Oct 28 : Government on Thursday disbursed financial assistance to SC and ST people, above 18 years, in the Union Territory under the free Dhoti and Saree scheme.

An official release said, Rs.500 each was provided to 1,24,412 people belonging to SC and ST and the amount was remitted to their bank accounts.

A total of Rs 6,22,6000 was remitted to their bank accounts, the release added.

Earlier, Chief Minister N Rangaswamy and Adi Dravidar Welfare Minister Chandira Priyanga inaugurated the scheme.

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