Cauvery Delta

Tamil Nadu farmers welcome decision to procure Kuruvai paddy at revised rate from September 1

After the Centre's nod, Food Minister R Sakkarapani announced the new prices for the commodities, which included the MSP and the incentives by the State government.

published on : 21st July 2022

Tamil Nadu​ announces kuruvai package for Cauvery Delta farmers

The package, MK Stalin said, would help to bring 4.90 lakh acre under kuruvai paddy cultivation and another 13.34 lakh acre under samba.

published on : 31st May 2022

Will take all steps to get due share of Cauvery water, says Tamil Nadu CM Stalin

The State government had declared the Cauvery Delta region as a Protected Agricultural Zone as per the Tamil Nadu Protected Agricultural Zone Development Act, 2020.

published on : 12th May 2022

Tamil Nadu agri budget: A mixture of welcome initiatives & disappointments, say farmers' unions

The representatives of farmers' associations are of the view that though the allocations for many schemes are small, they are happy that the government had recognised the needs of farmers.

published on : 20th March 2022

Cauvery delta farmers seek water release from Mettur dam beyond January 28

The water from Mettur reservoir is usually released on June 12 for irrigation of crops in the Cauvery delta districts and used to be closed on January 28.

published on : 22nd January 2022

631 tanks, lakes in Cauvery delta districts are full to the brim

As many as 631 tanks and lakes in Cauvery delta districts have reached 100 per cent of its storage capacity following the recent heavy rains.

published on : 4th December 2021

Farmers in TN's Cauvery delta rise in solidarity with Lakhimpur Kheri victims

On Thursday, the farmers of Thanjavur district organised a protest at the Budalur four road junction against the killings

published on : 7th October 2021