Compiled by PAVITHRA RAMAN, TAN SIN CHOW and R. ARAVINTHAN
A TOTAL of RM500,000 has been allocated by the Johor government to build a proper road for SJK (T) Ladang Tun Dr Ismail, Malaysia Nanban reported.
The school was relocated from a plantation to the Simpang Renggam town but it did not have a proper access road, district MIC chief A. Allimuthu said.
School board chairman Datuk N. Nilaraja brought up the matter to Mentri Besar Datuk Onn Hafiz Ghazi, who approved the road and allocated the funds.
The construction of the new school was completed in 2018 but only received approval for classes to start from former education minister Datuk Maszlee Malik on his last day in office.
With the new road being built, parents, students and teachers will not have to depend on the earth road which originally served a nearby temple, Allimuthu said.
The new link will provide direct access to the school from the main road nearby.
The above articles are compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with a >, it denotes a separate news item.