At their service: Collector U. Sagayam (right) receiving petitions from farmers at the grievances redressal day meeting held at Pattanam in Namakkal district.

NAMAKKAL: The cooperative banks in the district have extended crop loan to the tune of Rs. 30.92 crore to farmers, Collector U. Sagayam has said.

NAMAKKAL: The district administration has closed down 138 dyeing units, which were found functioning without proper approval from the government, Collector U. Sagayam has said.

Launched on grounds of Collectorate complex

Part of programme aimed at planting one crore saplings in the district

Over 8,000 students, farmers, elected representatives and officials participate

NAMAKKAL: Over 5,000 saplings were planted in the massive tree plantation exercise launched by the Namakkal district administration in the Collectorate complex here on Thursday.

NAMAKKAL: The Namakkal District Legal Services Authority conducted awareness camps on National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) in Keerambur and Konur villages recently.

On instructions from Principal District Judge S. Kalavathi, the Authority organised the camps to raise the level of awareness among people about the scheme and encourage them to register for work under it.


THE managing director and special officer, Sago Serve (an apex marketing cooperative for sago products), Har Sahay Meena has called on agencies with interests in non-conventional energy to explore the potential for alternative energy in sago and starch units.

Staff Reporter

SALEM: Over 5 lakh children aged below five years in Salem and Namakkal districts were administered polio drops in the second round of the pulse polio immunisation campaign held on Sunday.

Awareness programmes were organised to dispel the misconceptions about the administration of polio drops and encourage people to immunise their children against polio.

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NAMAKKAL: The district administration will initiate immediate efforts to de-silt the Arur Lake, a major water spread in Mohanur block in the district.

The lake, which has a water spread area of 120 hectares, can be used effectively for rainwater harvesting and to improve the ground water table, Collector U. Sagayam said after inspecting the water body recently.
Storage level

NAMAKKAL: The Namakkal district administration has disbursed Rs. 5 crore as wages to the workers employed under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS), Collector U. Sagayam has said.