Palaniswami orders Rs 186 crore relief for farmers hit by crop worm

The DMK also brought a special calling attention motion about construction of houses for those who lost them to Cyclone Gaja. In response, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam said 28,671 houses will be built at a cost of Rs 1,742 crore. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu budget: 1 lakh new concrete houses for cyclone-hit areas

Announcing this in the budget that he is presenting now, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who is also the Finance Minister, paid special attention to the devastating cyclone that flattened several villages in the delta region of the State. Continue Reading

Nature’s second nature

Nature is beautiful, bountiful, blissful and benevolent. But it also often defies its own nature, and turns brutal and beastly. Gaja is the latest reminder that behind Mother nature’s picture perfect facade lurks a potential monster with multiple faces. Continue Reading

Govt tackling health issues and hygiene in Gaja-hit districts

Upon the directions of Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, Health Minister, Dr C Vijayabhaskar, has been taking preventive measures to curb water-borne diseases on a war-footing in Cuddalore, Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Thanjavur, Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram and other coastal districts that bore the brunt of Cyclone Gaja’s devastation. Continue Reading

Governor Purohit monitors relief works in delta districts

Purohit held detailed discussions with Collectors and other officials after monitoring the relief works. He met the people and enquired about the damage that they suffered. Continue Reading