Jevin Selwyn Henry

153 child marriages averted in Dharmapuri so far in Tamil Nadu

The District Social Welfare Office and District Child Protection Unit have stopped a total of 153 Child marriages in Dharmapuri so far this year.

8 hours ago

Tamil Nadu's Mukkulam panchayat uses mobile app to monitor power, water consumption

In 2019, after K Kanchana Kannaperumal took charge as the Mukkulam panchayat president, she has been adopting various innovative policies to make the village self-sustaining.

26 Sep 2022

Training programme for Dharmapuri farmers goes online

The training to farmers, which was earlier given in offline mode, is now available online and the sessions are uploaded on applications like YouTube and Spotify.

15 Jul 2022

TN doctor buys car with ₹10 coins in Dharmapuri to spread awareness

"It was relatively easy, as people were more than relieved to exchange the coins. I collected 60,000 coins from Harur alone. I bought a car with the collected coins," he said

21 Jun 2022

Tamil Nadu: Dharmapuri Pollution Control Board office is district's first zero waste building

The office used the waste generated to set up a herbal garden, an orchard and a petting zoo to encourage recycling and reusing among students and other government offices.

14 Jun 2022

Mangoes to turn costly in Dharmapuri as pests ravage orchards 

Dharmapuri is one of the largest producers of mangoes in the Western region.

09 May 2022

This 26-year-old farmer from TN is rooting for seeds of change

One of the earliest memories of the 26-year-old S Amarnath is brinjal plants lining the borders of his grandfather’s farmland at J Palayam village in Karimangalam taluk.

08 May 2022

This summer, water apples catch fancy of Dharmapuri people

 Water apples, also known as wax apples or rosy apples, are cultivated by only a handful of farmers in Pennagaram. With the increase in demand, the fruit is being sold between `50 - 70 per kg.

05 May 2022

Dharmapuri local body gets rid of plastic waste

Recently the Municipality is providing these wastes to private companies for free to clear the mounting wastes.

23 Apr 2022

Parents raise awareness on hemophilia in Dharmapuri hospital

Hemophilia is a rare disorder that affects the blood's ability to clot and is most often found in men.

19 Apr 2022

Palavadi village youth, govt school do their bit to nurture ecology

Govindhsamy aka Samy, a youth from Palavadi said, Dharmapuri is often associated with drought with dust bunnies wandering the fields.

16 Apr 2022

Farmers want scheme to flow Cauvery surplus into Dharmapuri lakes

Farmers hope the government will announce a scheme to divert water from the Cauvery to lakes and ponds in the district, on the lines of Cauvery Surplus Water Scheme (CSWS) being implemented in Salem.

03 Mar 2022

 Shortage of labourers hits sugarcane harvest in Dharmapuri

Many farmers said they have to delay cutting, which would reduce the quality of juice and fetch poor returns.

01 Mar 2022