Plant species used in the treatment of skin diseases among the indigenous communities of Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu was conducted between 2003-2004.

Nagercoil: A group of persons belonging to a non-governmental organization based at Nagercoil have designed a technology for the setting up of desalination plants in the coastal areas of the State particularly in Tuticorin, Ramanathapuram and Kanyakumari districts.


Cost effective: The lady farmer Mrs. Thangam demonstrating how to make the fish extract.

The last few decades have really brought about a drastic change in agriculture.

Arun Oskar | Nagercoil,
THE mining and processing of beach sand along the coastal villages near Manavalakkurichi could fetch foreign exchange for India, but contributes definitely to a little known fact that people in this region are affected by deadly diseases such as cancer and mental retardation.

During the present study, a total number of 201 sacred groves were enumerated in Kanyakumari District and reported 329 plant species belonging to 251 genera under 110 families. Among the 329 species, 12 species of shrubs, herbs and climbers are listed as rare, endemic and threatened.

The present study deals with statistical analysis of physico-chemical parameters of ground water quality in Nambiyar river basin. The quality of ground water has been assessed by using correlation coefficient (r) between all parameters. A systematic correlation and regression study showed linear relationship among different water quality parameters.

Nagercoil: The Tamil Nadu Farmers

Nagercoil: The district administration has given a warning to all hoteliers and commercial establishments to ensure Kanyakumari, an international tourist spot, is free of pollution, especially plastic.

A revenue team led by A.Vijaya Kumar (PA

Nagercoil: A consultation meeting organised by Centre for Environment Education, an institute promoted by the Ministry of Environment and Forest, recently in cooperation with Campaign Against Draft Coastal Zone Management Notification 2008 (CADCZMN) in Kanyakumari district evoked good response. The participants opposed the implementation of CZM

Nagercoil: The Government has allotted Rs.87.75 lakh for the implementation of solid waste management programme at Kanyakumari, said environmentalist Vivekanandan, attached to directorate of town panchayats.