Social Justice principle aims to ensure equality in society, says Minister

Published Date: December 2, 2021


"Social Justice principal aims to ensure equality in society, says minister

Assistance distributor to 201 beneficiaries under social security scheme


It is the duty of the Government and Society to reach out to people who wear socially backward and affected and lend them a helping hand, said finance minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan, 

Distributing assistance to 201 beneficiaries under the social security scheme here on Wednesday, Mr. Thiagarajan Said reaching out to socially backward people was the principal of Social Justice of the Dravidian movement that would ensure equality among people. 

"" All eligible persons should get the fruits of government welfare schemes and not even a single person should be left out,"" he said. 

He handed over several benefits worth rupees ₹ 21.98 lakh in the presence of Madurai collector S. Anish Sekhar. 

This included Indira Gandhi National old age pension scheme to 73 persons, assistance for destitute widows, motorized vehicles for differently abled, iron boxes ,Sewing Machines, and family cards. 

Corporation commissioner K. P. Karthikeyan said 300 Corporation roads in Madurai City would be relied at a cost of  ₹ 20 crore soon. The state government had sanctioned a specific fund of ₹60crore to the corporation due to the efforts of the state ministers from Madurai. 

Besides, ₹ 15 crore has been Allaocated towards solid waste management in the city including for purchase of machinery,  vehicles and Dumper bins. 

Underground drainage scheme in vaigai North bank and Vaigai south Bank, extension areas, Thiruparankundram and Thirunagar would be completed soon. 

Madurai South MLA M.Boominathan, district revenue officer G.Senthilkumari and Revenue Divisional officer (Madurai) Premalatha were president."

Media: The Hindu