Demanded closure of nearly 90-year-old compost yard of Corporation

Move to make elimination of open defecation a people’s movement

In right earnest to prevent floods and water shortage

Submitting a petition addressed to Baskaran, Member, SHRC on behalf of the neighbourhoods affected by the environmental pollution with the aim of seeking a solution to the problem and enable the NGO to continue its environmental mission, R.T. Rajan, Director of SOLAI said that he has given a hectare of his own land to SOLAI for the farm skills upgradation among poor women farmers. But the land is now submerged in drainage water to a depth of five feet. It has thus turned uncultivable.

Five lights of 3 watts and 5 watts efficiency will be provided to beneficiaries

Vellore is one of the four districts in Tamil Nadu selected by the State government for fitting of LED (light-emitting diode) lights in the free solar-powered green houses being constructed against the allotment for 2012-13 under the Chief Minister’s Solar Powered Green Houses Scheme (CMSPGHS), according to R. Nanthagopal, Collector of Vellore and N. Srinivasan, Project Director, District Rural Development Agency (DRDA).

Prevent Jolarpet Municipality officials from going ahead with the work

Ambalur villagers expressed their opposition to the move of the Jolarpet Municipality to dig five additional borewells in the Palar River in Ambalur panchayat near Vaniyambadi to tide over the drinking water scarcity of Jolarpet residents.

People of Kavasambattu facing acute water scarcity for drinking and irrigation

The indiscriminate and continuous quarrying of sand from the Palar river bed in Kavasambattu village in Katpadi taluk for the last seven years has resulted in the drying up of agricultural wells and domestic wells and the consequent decline in agriculture in the village.

The District Rural Development Agency (DRDA), Vellore has adopted a cluster approach in undertaking various works under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in order to enable more villagers to get employment, according to N. Srinivasan, Project Officer of the DRDA.

Talking to newspersons at the Alangulam irrigation tank in Melappulam village panchayat in Arcot panchayat union where the work of deepening of the tank under MGNREGS was under progress on Wednesday, Mr. Srinivasan said that if there are more than 200 workers in a village panchayat, a new cluster would be started, comprising workers from a group of habitations. Under this approach,

Residents pin hopes on to-be-elected civic body