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Tsunami: Panels to supervise relief work
January 24, 2005 19:29 IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday announced the setting up of committees to monitor rehabilitation work in the tsunami affected areas of the state.
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The chief minister's statement said that collectors would be in-charge of the district committees with members of Parliament, members of legislative assembly, panchayat presidents and vice-presidents and state government officials as members.
Panchayat chiefs and ward member will head the village and ward committees respectively.
"The collectors can also nominate two representatives from local NGOs to these committees," the statement added.
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