TN CM orders opening of three dams

Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today ordered the opening of Manimutharu, Papanasam, Servalaru dams for irrigation purposes.

In a statement here, he said that 2,500 million cubicfeet water from these dams will be released from 15 September to 4 October for 20 days.

“Around 4,000 acres of agricultural land in Tirunelveli and 4,6107 acres of land in Thoothukudi will be benefitted by this,” he said.┬áHe further asked the people to use the water effectively without much wastage.

NT Bureau