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Rs 150-crore project to protect Noyyal river in Tamil Nadu

In order to protect the Noyyal river from effluents of dyeing units and households in Tirupur Corporation and its nearby areas, a project will be implemented at the cost of Rs 150 crore.

Published: 10th July 2018 04:38 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th July 2018 04:38 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: In order to protect the Noyyal river from effluents of dyeing units and households in Tirupur Corporation and its nearby areas, a project will be implemented at the cost of `150 crore, said Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami.

Making an announcement under Rule 110 in the Assembly on Monday, the CM said that Chinnaru and Kanjimanathi, which originate from the Western Ghats in Coimbatore district, flow to the Noyyal river which joins the Cauvery river in Noyyal village in Karur district after passing through Coimbatore, Tirupur and Erode districts.

In order to protect the Noyyal river from effluents industries in Tirupur Corporation and its nearby areas, a project will be implemented. By this project, a baby canal would be constructed on the banks of Noyyal river. Sewage treatment centres, parks and ornamental lightsfacility  for desilting the river would be provided at a cost of `150 crore. A detailed project report will be prepared for these works, he added.

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