DINDIGUL: A special watershed development project will be implemented by the Gandhigram Trust at Thottanuthu village an estimated cost of Rs.62.56 lakh with community participation. The trust will act as facilitator and only villagers will implement the entire project, in three years.

Connecting Kaicharakan tank and Periakulam tank near Gujiliamparai Union

SOCIAL CONCERN:College and school students renovating a channel in Palayam town panchayat in Dindigul district.

DINDIGUL: Kudaganar and Sandhanavarthini rivers would be linked under the river-linking project to benefit drought-affected areas such as Vedasandur and improve agriculture activities in such areas, said I. Periasamy, Revenue Minister.

THREE persons from Athupatti village in Vedasandur block of Dindigul died of diarrhoea on Wednesday.

Irked by this villagers resorted to a picketing agitation, charging the authorities that the deceased could have been saved if there was proper road facilities to the village.

With a petition:Residents of Kottaipatti village thronging the Collectorate in Dindigul on Monday

Virudhunagar worst hit; funds for other districts after getting report

CHENNAI: The government on Thursday sanctioned Rs. 18 crore from the Calamity Relief Fund to overcome the drinking water shortage in 10 districts. Virudhunagar, Tiruvallur, Dharmapuri, Salem, Villupuram, Krishnagiri, Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Dindigul and Namakkal districts will be benefited.

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After completion, the project will be extended to all 14 blocks of the district}
DINDIGUL has become the first district in the State to interlink 25 rural tanks, ponds and other waterbodies through a 17.5 km supply channel at Methapatti in R Kombai village panchayat of Gujiliamparai Panchayat Union.

Female infanticide has declined in Tamil Nadu, but there is still an alarming decline of child sex ratio in many districts.

Entry level activities have commenced at an estimated cost of Rs.3.9 lakh

THENI: Five micro watershed programmes covering nine villages have been taken in three blocks at an estimated cost of Rs.96.11 lakh. Entry level activities have commenced in these water sheds at an estimated cost of Rs.3.9 lakh.

NEED OF THE HOUR: A.K. Rajan, chairman, Coastal Aquaculture Authority, right, releasing a handbook and a CD on climate change at a conference in Dindigul on Tuesday. Nature scientist Nammalvar receives it.