M. Soundariya Preetha

Workers migrating from other districts for jobs in windmills

REAPING THE benefits:Wind farms that have sprung up near Coimbatore have provided employment to many in the villages.


TWO Common Ef fluent Treatment plants (CETPs), 86 dyeing and washing units attached to these CETPs and an Individual Effluent Treatment Plant (IETP) were closed down by the Tirupur branch of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on Wednesday, as the units were found to be discharging effluents into the Noyyal river.

Based on complaints, a team of TNPCB officials, led by District Enviro

R. Vimal Kumar

Groundwater level at Avinashi block in Tirupur is in

Tirupur: As much as 3.06 lakh doses of vaccine have arrived to curtail the foot and mouth disease prevalent in the district, which had already taken away life of 16 cattle in the last 10 days ending Saturday.

Official sources told The Hindu that the vaccines were brought following the confirmation of the cattle's deathwhich took place in Dharapuram revenue division.

In the textile knitwear manufacturing city of Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu, the ZLD project in their CETPs was propelled by a judicial directive and launched with great expectations way back in 2005.

CHENNAI: At least five people have died in rain-related incidents in the State. The active north-east monsoon is expected to bring more rain in the next few days.

Heavy rain was reported from many parts of the State during the 24 hours ending 8.30 a.m. on Monday.

Tirupur: The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on Friday evening ordered closure of 54 dyeing units, attached to three common effluent treatment plants (CETPs) here, for its failure to comply with the Supreme Court directive pertaining to pollution caused on water bodies.


TNPCB District Environmental Engineer R.

Tirupur: To improve rural credit flow in the district, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is all set to open a farmer's club exclusively for medicinal plant growers out of the total 20 farmers' clubs planned for the current fiscal.

Providing impetus:Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin giving away grant to CETPs in Tirupur on Sunday.

COIMBATORE: The State Government had made a series of efforts to find a permanent solution to the effluent problem in Tirupur, Deputy Chief Minister M.K.