It will cost Tirupur Corporation Rs. 10 crore per annum
The Tirupur Corporation administration launched a solid waste management project under a public-private partnership mode in 30 Wards on Sunday.

As part of the scheme, Srinivas Waste Management Services (P) Limited would collect the garbage at the primary and secondary levels from Wards 16 to 45 and transport the same to the disposal place operated by the corporation near Velliyangadu.

Petition sent to the TNPCB Chairman seeking answers on the issue

P. Sankara Narayanan, an environmental activist hailing from agrarian community in the region, has decided to implead in one of the recent Public Interest Litigations (PIL) filed in Supreme Court, in an attempt to fight the continuing industrial pollution in Tirupur knitwear cluster.

To maximise the farm returns from rainfed areas of the district, a diversified farming system would be implemented in the district for the cultivation of fruits and vegetables with emphasis given o

The Madras High Court on Monday gave the green signal for implementation of GAIL India Ltd.’s natural gas pipeline project which is to pass through seven districts in the State.

While setting aside an order of a single Judge of January 2009 on a batch of writ petitions, the Madras High Court directed the petitioners and the New Tirupur Area Development Corporation Ltd (NTA

S. Sivakumar (35), a farmer at Manupatty in Udumalpet revenue division, has come out with an innovation in the water conservation front by developing a device to recharge borewells, utilising the impounded runoff rain/storm water in a better manner.

He has developed the cost-effective new gadget using perforated plastic barrels lined with nylon lets and slotted poly-vinyl chloride pipes for carrying water coming through the outlet valve straight into the borewell.

It will be headed by the Collector as its ex-officio chairman

A District Coordination Committee, comprising representation of various departments, is all set to be constituted within the next few days to initiate quicker action against dyeing units that are found discharging untreated effluents in the open and seize the vehicles that transport the illegally dyed fabrics.

The Tamil Nadu Health Systems Project (TNHSP) on Wednesday conducted a review meeting on biomedical waste disposal in secondary care government hospitals in seven districts of Western Tamil Nadu.

The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board has asked those running the Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) at Karaipudur here to utilise all the equipment installed for achieving zero liquid discharge (ZLD) norms at appropriate cycles or face closure.

Board District Environmental Engineer R. Kannan told The Hindu that instructions were given to the effluent plant owners after it was noticed during one of the recent inspections that treated effluents were yet to reach the evaporator and Reverse Osmosis (RO) appliances even though it had been lying in the storage tank.

Taking a worthwhile step forward, the recently-floated Solar Energy Association of Tamil Nadu (SEAT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Chinese firm to set up a model 5 MW solar power plant in the hinterlands of Tirupur.

The SEAT was floated by a group of industrialists from Tirupur and its peripheral areas to promote tapping and use of solar energy through a consortium approach in industrial clusters across the State.

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