The Federation of Cuddalore District Farmers' Associations has appealed to Chief Minister Jayalalithaa to put in place permanent flood control measures in Cuddalore district.

In a representation, Federation secretary Karmangudi S. Venkatesan said Cuddalore district, by virtue of its geographical location, was acting as a drainage point for rainwater run-off originating from the districts of Salem, Erode, Karur, Namakkal, Tiruchi, Ariyalur and Perambalur.

The municipalities in Tiruchi, Perambalur and Ariyalur district will implement solid waste management programme and ensure environment and ecology-friendly programmes, by recycling degradable waste

Programme organised by IOB and NABARD


ARIYALUR: The State government would present two environmental awards to individuals and institutions working for the protection of ecological balance and environmental protection.

In a press release here on Friday, Collector T. K.

TAMIL Nadu is planning to increase the forest area in the State to 33 per cent and the State forest department has launched a slew of measures to attain the target, according to forest officials.


Says a report released by the Forest Survey of India

CHENNAI: There has been a marginal increase in the forest cover in the State, according to a report released by the Forest Survey of India (FSI) recently.

T. Ramakrishnan

CHENNAI: A scheme meant to benefit farmers in setting up groundwater recharge structures has hit a roadblock.

ARIYALUR: The Agricultural Engineering Department has proposed to create 36 new farm ponds and four shaft wells in Ariyalur district during the current year under the Artificial Groundwater Recharge Scheme, said Collector T. Abraham here on Tuesday.

Under a national agriculture programme in Ariyalur

Farmer-friendly: T. Abraham, Collector, giving away agricultural implement to a farmer at Thathanur village in Ariyalur district.