DMK councillors flay Tiruchy mayor, stage protest

Of the 98 resolutions tabled for the council’s approval, the one numbered 43 was met with objections from councillors T Muthuselvam and V Ramdoss.

29 Jul 2023

Tiruchy corporation to float tender for 100-MLD Panjappur sewage treatment plant in September

According to corporation officials, an STP with a capacity of 100 MLD (million litres per day) would be set up in Panjappur as part of the city’s UGD system.

27 Jul 2023

Residents question Tiruchy corporation's claims to have completed 85% of underground drainage work

Untreated sewage water flows into the Uyyakondan canal through stormwater drains in Anna Nagar, Alwarthoppu, Palakkarai, Beema Nagar and other areas.

24 Jul 2023

Tiruchy corporation to set up 50-tonne processing plant to handle construction and demolition waste

This would increase construction activities and generation of waste from construction sites.

23 Jul 2023

Tiruchy corporation seeks to maintain state highways falling under city limits

While sources said that the matter came up for discussion among the corporation's top brass recently, officials said that the government is also unlikely to oppose the move.

23 Jul 2023

Civic works put off TN's Tiruchy city streets’ makeover by a year

Following the MoHUA competition aimed at crowdsourcing innovative ideas from professionals and students to design streets in their cities, the corporation selected a few submissions.

21 Jul 2023

Fire at Ariyamangalam dump yard in Tiruchy contained, but locals caught in smoke

A senior civic body official, who inspected the firefighting operations at the yard, however, dismissed such fears.

20 Jul 2023

Tiruchy int’l airport switches to renewable power despite having limited land

The airport has chosen to buy green power from Tamil Nadu's power distribution company at a premium as it does not have enough land to generate all the solar power it needs in-house

17 Jul 2023

Ponmalai shed gets ready to overhaul electric locomotives by 2024-end

In addition, the railway would construct a building in Ponmalai at a cost of about Rs 2 crore for the testing and maintenance of electric components of the locomotives.

15 Jul 2023

Tiruchy corporation to outsource sanitation works at bus stands and markets

As per our current plan, we will soon take steps to hand over sanitation works at Chathiram bus stand, Central Bus Stand and Gandhi Market to private players.

14 Jul 2023

Tiruchy Corporation to set up solid waste management innovation hub at Sengulam Colony

Senior officials said the corporation was planning to establish the facility at Sengulam colony.

12 Jul 2023

Tiruchy corporation to hand out bags from recycled cloth for free to reduce plastic

The initiative is to kickstart this year itself. A senior official said, "Residents are currently disposing of old clothes at the various micro-compost centres.

10 Jul 2023

Tiruchy corporation to seek additional funds to roll out 24/7 water project

The civic body had earlier allotted `6 crore for the project in its 2023-24 budget.

08 Jul 2023

Now, Tiruchy city street signage to get QR code for waste segregation at source

As per the current plan, every sanitation worker has to scan the QR code before entering a street.

06 Jul 2023

Three years on, Tiruchy UPHC awaits Rs 15-crore facelift

"The land parcel in which the health centre was constructed was donated by the family members of merchant Seth Kodumal Mohan, in 1960.

04 Jul 2023