Based on fieldwork in the Tiruppur garment manufacturing cluster in Tamil Nadu, this paper focuses on the ways in which ethical corporate regulations are shaped by and constitutive of power relations and inequalities in the global market.

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Proposed unit will be equipped to handle five tonnes of non-segregated waste a day

File Photo: M. Balaji

NEW EFFORT: Garbage in Tirupur is to be disposed of at the compost yard to be established by the Department of Agriculture.

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35 ha over 7 blocks will be brought under various medicinal plants

TOWARDS GREEN COVER: Raising seedlings and maintaining the plants will attract incentive under the medicinal plants cultivation programme.

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Demonstration plot to be established

Scientific cultivation to be promoted

Tirupur: To augment income-generation activities in rural areas, the Department of Horticulture plans to introduce bamboo cultivation in Tirupur block during the current financial year under the Centre-sponsored National Bamboo Mission.

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For a clean city: A scientific team constituted by Kongunadu Munnetra Peravai in Tirupur to study the problems of effluent discharge.

Tirupur: A technical committee constituted by the newly-formed political party Kongunadu Munnetra Peravai to study effluent water management in Tirupur, has come out with its report on Monday.

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AS many as 20,000-odd farmers in Dharapuram taluk in Tirupur district have threatened to boycott the general elections if their long-standing demand for releasing water into Upparu dam for irrigation was not met.

Tirupur: Hosiery manufacturers in the knitwear cluster here wanted the Government to reconsider its recent decisions to impose restrictions on energy consumption as well as levy of penal charges for power consumption above prescribed quota with retrospective effect from November 28, 2008.

Tirupur: The Corporation health department has come out with an action plan to strengthen the ongoing solid waste management project in the city thereby ensure prompt removal and disposal of garbage generated at the ward level.

ERODE: Communist Party of India, Erode, has criticised the State Government

KARUR: Farmers in the pollution-hit Noyal river basin have urged the State Government to quickly disburse the compensation awarded to them by the Loss of Ecology Committee.