Special Correspondent

TIRUCHI: Mobilising community support was essential for the success of solid and liquid waste management programmes, observed speakers at a dissemination workshop on decentralised solid and liquid waste management here on Thursday.

1,464 km of highways in the State would be developed

TIRUCHI: An outlay of Rs. 9,880 crore is expected to be invested under the third phase of the National Highways Development Project (NHDP), Union Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways T. R. Baalu said.

TIRUCHI: Decentralised and community-based systems could provide an efficient and cost-effective solution for individual houses, apartments and colonies in urban centres. While centralised treatment systems required huge capital investments and could pose problems in terms of maintenance and efficiency, decentralised system offered a viable alternative for management of wastewater.

Scheme provides for bank loans to start ventures involving Rs. 25 lakh investment

TIRUCHI: The Central government has allotted Rs. 163.50 lakh to Tiruchi district for disbursal as subsidy amounts under the new Prime Minister

KNOWHOW: Students of National College Higher Secondary School explaining how solar power could be harnessed at an exhibition on Wednesday.

TIRUCHI: Eco-clubs will be started in an additional 5,000 schools during the academic year 2009-10, the Director, State Department of Environment, R. Annamalai, said.

Speaking at a function after distributing grants to the tune of Rs. 7.25 lakh to the National Green Corps and Eco-Clubs in Tiruchi district at a function held here recently,

1,240 clubs

This is a study of social mobility over 25 years in six villages in the former Tiruchirapalli district in Tamil Nadu. The two most important external drivers are local industrialisation and social policy in a broad sense.

TIRUCHI: Tiruchi has bagged the highest number of Nirmal Puraskar Awards for 2008 in the State. The annual awards are given by the Union government for cent per cent achievement in village sanitation.


FOREST MOVE: Teak trees planted along the banks of the Uyyakondan river in Tiruchi. Similar exercise will be undertaken on private lands.

FUTURE PERFECT: Students of Rajah Serfoji Government Arts College in Thanjavur planting tree saplings on Tuesday.