The project involves construction of five small dams

A total of 154 unauthorised industrial units that do not have Consent To Operate from Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) at Pallipalayam in Namakkal district are polluting the Cauvery.

Stating that the Supreme Court’s green signal to Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) to lay natural gas pipelines across seven districts would affect the farmers directly, the district unit of Al

Indigenous Tribal Agricultural Practices (ITAPs) have facilitated intensive farming for a long period of time without significant deterioration of land or decline in crop production. The tribes of the Kolli hills of Namakkal district in Tamil Nadu possessed rich tradition, heritage and experience in agriculture. Their rich wisdom in ITAPs can effectively be utilized for sustainable agricultural development of tribal areas by appropriately blending the ITAPs with recommended production technological package.

The Potential Linked Credit Plan for 2016-17 prepared by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has assessed the credit potential for the district at Rs.4998.15 crore, a p

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M/s. Subhashri Bio Energies Private Limited Vs Government of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 18/11/2015 regarding poultry farms in and around the District of Namakkal which generate huge quantity of waste of about 2500 MT of poultry litter per day.

Of the total 322 village panchayats in the district, all the houses in 61 villages have individual household latrines.

For the first time in Vagurampatti village panchayat, workers called, ‘Thuimai Kavalargal’, visit each household and involve in door-to-door collection of garbage and segregate it and dump in yards

Women tribal farmers are helming many community managed automatic weather stations at various agro-ecological zones here that could be game changers for the region in providing timely and accurate

A research on gender in sheep and goat keeping was conducted in Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu to assess gender roles in participation and decision making. Data was collected from the sample size of 233 respondents using a well structured pretested interview schedule. The study revealed that most of the regular activities in sheep and goat keeping were performed by women while the occasional activities by men, although, women participated to a certain extent. Decisions on all the regular activities were taken independently by women.