L.N. Revathy

Tirupur seems to be hogging the limelight this past week for different reasons.

The Union Finance Minister, Mr Pranab Mukherjee, has announced a one-time grant of Rs 200 crore for Tirupur towards installation of the Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETPs) with zero liquid discharge system.

ERODE: With the Central government proposing to allocate Rs. 200 crore as grant for the establishment of common effluent treatment plant (CETP) in Tirupur, the industrial associations in Erode, which is home to a large number of textile processing units, have started raising voices seeking funds for a similar project in the town.

Dyers have spent about Rs. 800 crore to establish effluent treatment plants

The increase to be effective from February 1

Tirupur: The Dyers Association of Tirupur (DAT) has decided to increase the dyeing charges following the rise in operational costs due to implementation of zero liquid discharge at the Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETPs).

For a cause: Students participating in the marathon held in Tirupur on Sunday to create awareness on global warming.

Rise in cost of dyeing along with local dyeing units unable to accept all orders are cited as some of the reasons for the shift
MAJORITY of the garment manufacturers here have started approaching the dyeing units in Perundurai and Erode for colouring and washing, as the local dyeing units have not begun operations in full swing and are also charging high rates.

Raises employment generation, allocation of natural gas issues.

The Tamil Nadu Government has made a strong pitch for Central aid to tackle the effluent problem faced by the dyeing units in Tirupur, which is a major hub for knitwear production, according to Union Minister for Textiles, Mr Dayanidhi Maran.

Two CETPs yet to get environment clearance

Concern over monitoring procedures

Tirupur: The indefinite strike observed by dyeing units affiliated to Dyers Association of Tirupur (DAT) since Christmas Day was called off on Sunday.

The dyeing units, except the 100 closed down by Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board two days ago for not complying with the Supreme Court

This report includes the visit of Effluent Treatment Plants/ Common Effluent Treatment Plants based on advanced / latest technologies established at Ahemdabad(Gujarat), Mumbai, Tirupur & Erode (Tamilnadu). The purpose of the visit was to study the technologies being employed there and to explore the possibility of using the same in the state also.

Tirupur: The Public Works Department (Water Resources Organisation) will strengthen the Aandipalayam, Mangalam and Sammalapuram irrigation tanks situated in the city outskirts and its supply channels at an estimated outlay of Rs. 90 lakh.