Will help in reviewing the scheme more effectively

Positive step: Collector P. Amutha inaugurates a training programme on SMS system of registering attendance in Dharmapuri on Sunday. N. Saminathan (left), Project Officer, DRDA, is in picture.

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Swajaldhara project a big success in Kovilur Panchayat
DINDIGUL: Despite implementation of three drinking water projects, including the Rs.100-crore combined Cauvery drinking water scheme, the Dindigul municipality is not able to supply water to all its residents even once in six days. In some areas, residents get water only once in 12 days.

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All the 2,150 residents of K. Ramanathapuram village in Dindigul district are now getting good quality drinking water, thanks to effective community participation and the implementation of the Central government

43,000 pits dug in rural areas: Dindigul Collector

DINDIGUL: Two lakh saplings will be planted in various places in the district shortly. Preliminary work had begun in urban and rural areas, said Collector, M Vallalar.

He was presiding over a meeting on planting of trees at villages and in towns here on Thursday.

District Collector M. Vallalar inspecting NREGS work-site at N. Panchampatti Panchayat of Athoor Block for improving Pallakulam East path.

DINDIGUL: A total of 450 projects, including 128 supply channels, 192 tanks, one small irrigation works, three ooranis and 126 road works, were carried out under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in 2008-09, according to Collector M Vallalar.
He was inspecting desilting of Kongan tank under NREGS at G. Nadupatti village in Reddiyarchatram union here on Thursday.

Causes damage to fauna in Kannivadi range

RAGING: Forest fire on the Kanniwadi hills near Dindigul on Tuesday night.

DINDIGUL: Fresh forest fire has engulfed several stretches in the Kannivadi forest range, causing much damage in the forests in the last 24 hours and posing a grave threat to fauna.

Farmers demand release of water for irrigation
THENI: Storage level in the Periyar dam crossed the minimum required level 112 feet to enable public works engineers to release water for irrigation here on Tuesday evening.

Water level stood at 112.5 feet on Tuesday, thanks to a massive increase in inflow to the dam and intermittent showers for the past three days.

From Vaigai dam to supply protected water to drought-hit areas

HELPFUL: Revenue Minister I. Periyasamy giving away school books to students at R. Kombaipatti near Batlagundu in Dindigul on Saturday.

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Villagers contribute funds and participate in every activity; landless families engage in construction of farm bunds

Farmers in 14 villages of Oddanchatram and Vedasandur blocks augment groundwater table

Dry lands are turned into cultivable lands and soil fertility is improved, says a farmer