The Tamil Nadu (India) Government has decided comprehensive scheme to provide fans and fluorescent lights to all panchayat union middle and primary schools across the state.
Under this plan, the government will provider power connections to all schools, fans and lights to all classrooms and teachers' rooms. Repairs and replacements of tiles, floors, doors and windows would also be undertaken in this plan. According to Pooja Kulkarni Additional Collector and Project Director, District Rural Development Agency, among 470 panchayat union middle and primary school buildings in Ramanathapuram district, 178 had been selected for creating such facilities in the first phase on an outlay of INR 1.5 million. Each school would have facilities worth INR 40,000 to INR 50,000, depending on the work.