Exchanging views: Salem Corporation officials discussing problems associated with the water distribution network, at a meeting on Tuesday.

Panel to be formed to inspect all water connections

Noisy scene: Cutting across party affiliation, councillors argue with the Mayor Rekha Priyadarshini at the Salem Corporation meeting on Monday.

SALEM: Over 79,000 persons from 64,397 families have been provided work under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) in Salem district in the current fiscal, Collector J. Chandrakumar has said.


Credit plan outlay of Rs. 1415.15 crore for priority sector lending

Priority sector lending is expected to benefit 5.46 lakh borrowers in Salem district

A sum of Rs.189.22 crore allocated for various government-sponsored programmes

The Seeds Bill should be dropped

Govt. urged to withdraw from WTO

SALEM: Tamil Nadu Environment Council (TNEC) has urged that no development work that is detrimental to the environment should be encouraged.


Interesting battle in offing between DMK, PMK in newly formed constituency

Kallakurichi: The Kallakurichi Lok Sabha seat, a newly-formed constituency, is a typical example of what ails rural Tamil Nadu. It is characterised by agrarian problems and low level of economic development.

SALEM: Salem Corporation Commissioner K.S. Palanisamy inspected the supply of water in Wards 39 and 40 coming under Ammapet zone on Thursday.

The Commissioner checked the chlorination process and the water quality. He also inspected the overhead water tank and the distribution network.

SEEKING VOTES: TNCC president and candidate for Salem Lok Sabha seat K.V. Thangkabalu campaigning in Poolavari, near Salem on Wednesday.

G Rajasekaran
CLIMATE change is no more an irrelevant theory for people of Salem who are experiencing sharply alternating macro-climate from scorching heat to torrential rains. A fortnight of all-time high temperature (above 37.7 degrees Celsius) climaxed with sudden occurrence of gail winds and heavy downpour in Salem and Yercaud recently.