S Guruvanmikanathan

Poondi reservoir near Chennai may store two tmcft more water

The Water Resource Department may submit a plan to enhance the capacity of dam and also build a new reservoir at Ramanjeri for storage.

17 hours ago

Rs 7,700-crore project to modernise irrigation infrastructure in Cauvery basin to be ready by 2024

After the green signal by Cauvery Water Regulation Committee, the State government had planned to extend, renovate and modernise irrigation infrastructure in the Cauvery basin.

21 Jan 2022

Tamil Nadu power genco seeks payment from consumers deferring payment despite receiving electricity

These services had outstanding due of at least Rs 100 crore and in some cases, the defaulters failed to pay even the minimum charge of Rs 140 per kilowatt.

19 Jan 2022

Tamil Nadu government urged to open more river sand quarries amid huge demand

CREDAI former president N Nandhakumar said that there could be competition in getting river sand once the quarries open and one has to wait and watch.

17 Jan 2022

Missing links in Chennai watercourses to be connected to prevent flooding: WRD

A detailed project report submitted by the revenue and disaster management department to the State government is awaiting nod and sanction of funds, officials said.

16 Jan 2022

Staff seek new TNEB transfer counselling system

The employees have now requested the State government to introduce a general counselling system like in the education department.

09 Jan 2022

Amid sand shortage, a call to reopen govt quarries

Due to a lack of river sand, construction work has been affected across the State, prompting builders to urge the State government to reopen government sand quarries.

07 Jan 2022

Solar village project in Tamil Nadu's Villupuram district stuck due to land acquisition issues

The government had planned to build a 170 Kilo Watt (KW) solar plant at Irumbai village in Vanoor taluk of Villupuram district.

03 Jan 2022

Consumers told by TANGEDCO to pay pending GST bills

According to sources, the company has told officials to display the GST rates at offices and spread awareness.

26 Dec 2021

TANGEDCO eyes Rs 3,310 crore in dues from govt departments

TWAD tops defaulters’ list, owing a whopping Rs 1,750 crore to cash-strapped power utility

25 Dec 2021

TANGEDCO may buy additional 1,500 MW to handle summer surge

It recently submitted papers to the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) seeking approval for this.

24 Dec 2021

TANGEDCO plans to plug revenue holes

The direction was issued by the CMD at a recent meeting of DFCs in Chennai, a senior official told TNIE. He has also ordered them to have all Low Tension (LT) power connections inspected.

23 Dec 2021

App on anvil to simplify reading of EB meters

Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) is likely to launch a mobile app in January 2022 to make meter reading easier.

22 Dec 2021

Sick TNEB unlikely to hold exam to fill critical posts 

The test had already been postponed twice due to Covid & polls

22 Dec 2021

Residents in Chennai suburbs suffer due to low voltage

People in and around Medvakkam have been grappling with low-voltage problems recently. 

18 Dec 2021