Minister inspects saplings nourished under drip irrigation

Forest Minister K. T. Patchaimal on Thursday visited a few spots in the district that were covered under the Massive Tree Sapling Programme, which was inaugurated in connection with the Chief Minister’s birthday. As it has been proposed to plant 3 lakh seedlings – 2.25 lakh saplings by the Social Forestry Division and 75,000 seedlings by the Tirunelveli forest division - in the district under this programme, around 7,000 neem, pungan, badam, teak, bamboo, kumil, vaagai and poovarsu saplings have been planted in three places.

Energy conservation in pulp and paper mills, is not restricted to one form of energy management. Power and Steam Management go hand in hand, with Climate Change Development, adding as the third dimension. The paper aims at bringing out select innovative climate friendly combined heat and power (CHP) schemes relating to chemical recovery high pressure cogeneration plant being successfully implemented in Seshasayee Paper.

Purchased energy and energy-related capital investments represent major production costs in the Pulp and Paper industry. The paper aims in bringing out the stages of improvement in the energy scenario at SPB (Seshasayee Paper & Boards Ltd.).

The Tamil Nadu Green Movement, a network of environmental activists, opposed some aspects of the effluent-to-irrigation scheme in the 1980s. Since then, the Seshasayee factory has come a long way.

Treated wastewater from paper factory irrigates sugarcane fields A hub of dyeing units in Tamil Nadu, Pallipalayam is an exhibition of groundwater pollution from industry. The Cauvery river is joined by steady streams of industrial effluents; tannery units upstream have already done their bit. In the heart of this industrial darkness is a story of farmer-industry simpatico that began in the