Order of the Madras High Court in W.P. Nos. 8132 of 2018 dated 06/04/2018 regarding irregularities and illegalities committed in the utilization of funds allocated under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, Perambalur District, Tamil Nadu. Madras High Court notes that on an average, about Rs.80,000/- is being sanctioned for each beneficiary and that the funds allocated for a particular village panchayat appear to be substantial. District Collector - Perambalur District has been directed to submit an affidavit to the Court regarding the issue.

A total of 6.60 lakh hollow cement blocks, 3.60 lakh concrete cement rings and 30,000 cement bags were utilised for the purpose.A total of 6.60 lakh hollow cement blocks, 3.60 lakh concrete cement

Global renewable energy giant SunEdi son will invest nearly Rs 12,000 crore to create about 2 gigawatts or 2000MW of renewable energy power assets, both wind and solar power projects, in Tamil Nadu

The Bt cotton crop standing on 13,000 hectares of land at several villages of Perambalur district has been affected by three distinct diseases, causing anxiety among farmers.

A team of scientists from the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and Research Institute, Tiruchi, along with officials of the Agriculture Department inspected the cotton fields in various villages on Monday and evolved a strategy for saving the standing crop.

Darez Ahamed says hydrograph for 15 years shows horizontal trend

Farmers are hopeful of restoring Perambalur’s pride as the number one producer of onion in the State if the government heeds Collector Darez Ahamed to reclassify the groundwater status of the district.

TWAD holds workshop for heads of local bodies

The district administration has coordinated the efforts of various government departments to ensure regular supply of protected drinking water both in the urban and rural limits during the summer months.

The farmers’ awareness programme on soil test crop response studies conducted at the cotton research Station, Veppanthattai, recently helped agriculturists understand the importance of standardised

90 per cent areas suffered more than 50 per cent crop loss

Finding almost 90 per cent of the area cultivated in the district last year to have suffered more than 50 per cent loss, district administration has issued annevari certificates to about 1.58 lakh farmers so that their crop loans could be restructured, District Collector Darez Ahmed announced here on Thursday.
Speaking at the farmers’ grievances day meeting here, he pointed out that the banks had already received a circular that they need not even wait for the annevari certificate from the district collectors for restructuring the loan.

Accommodation is provided to village health nurses in sub centres

The State government has allotted more than Rs.4 crore for various infrastructural facilities in healthcare sector in Perambalur district. According to a release from Collector Darez Ahamed, the contribution of the village health nurses (VHNs) in health sector is indispensable. Apart from confirming pregnancy in women in their village, the VHNs render several services including registering patients’ names, providing various services before and after delivery, recording birth\death of children, providing treatment for minor diseases, vaccinating children and mothers, giving tablets for patients affected by tuberculosis, referring patients to primary health centres, recommending assistance to eligible pregnant women, and promoting institutional delivery.

Assembly committee reviews 50 petitions of 120 received

As many as 1,440 solar-powered houses have been constructed in the district under the Chief Minister’s Green House programme, P. Mohan, Chief Whip of the government, and the chairman of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Petitions Committee, said here on Wednesday. Talking to presspersons after inspecting various government programmes, he said these houses had come up at an estimate of Rs.25.92 crore.