Cyclone Nivar

Infrastructure development key poll issue in Kadapa

Due to dearth of funds for decade-old projects, Buggavanka retaining wall and underground drainage system still remain incomplete

published on : 26th February 2021

Cyclone: 72% of Rs 1,715 crore relief for farmers released

The State government has ordered the disbursal of Rs 1,715 crore for farmers hit by cyclones Nivar and Burevi apart from the nonseasonal rainfall in January.

published on : 20th February 2021

TN gets Rs 286.91 crore Nivar, Burevi aid from Centre

However, the Central government only sanctioned Rs 63.14 crore for Nivar and Rs 223.77 crore for Burevi damages.

published on : 14th February 2021

Five lakh farmers to get Rs 600 crore aid for crop losses during cyclones Nivar, Burevi: EPS

The Chief Minister has substantially hiked the assistance to farmers above the amount prescribed in the National Disaster Relief Fund guidelines.

published on : 2nd January 2021

Nivar, Burevi impact: 97% of crops in Thanjavur insured

As per the final estimates, a total of 3,26,819 acres cultivated by 1.18 lakh farmers has been insured. Around 2.9 lakh acres were insured last year.

published on : 26th December 2020

Cyclone: Govt assures compensation for crop loss

The details of crop loss above 33 per cent, names of farmers, their Aadhaar numbers and bank account details are being collected and data entry is underway.

published on : 25th December 2020

IIT-Madras researchers collect data amid Cyclone Nivar to help prevent floods in future

A team of faculty and students led by Prof Balaji Narasimhan measured river discharges at several critical places across Adyar River to collect real-time data during the Cyclone.

published on : 22nd December 2020

Crops in 88,374.68 hectares damaged in Cyclone Nivar in Prakasam

Coming to horticulture crops, chilli in 9,234.32 hectares was damaged, affecting 16,035 farmers.

published on : 18th December 2020

Road dug up to drain stagnant rainwater after Nivar left abandoned

An underground electric cable has also been left uncovered, and a  concrete platform on the road has been broken. 

published on : 15th December 2020

Where the lakes are alive...

Residents from across the city made a beeline to the two check dams — Sellipattu and Manalipattu — that were fast filling up.

published on : 14th December 2020

Puducherry MLA files breach of privilege complaint against PWD official

In his complaint the MLA stated that a portion of the Karuvadikuppam canal at TV Nagar near Dhobi Khana was damaged during Nivar cyclone,  causing flooding and inundation of the entire area.

published on : 11th December 2020

Palaniswami visits Nagapattinam villages, inspects cyclone damage

MP Selvaraj seeks multipurpose shelters in every panchayat to help people during calamities; MLA Thamimun Ansari seeks Rs 25,000 per acre of crops damaged 

published on : 10th December 2020

Rs 74 crore towards relief works in Nivar-hit areas

The State government has allocated Rs 74.24 crore for relief work from the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) to the coastal districts hit by cyclone Nivar.

published on : 10th December 2020

Chorus grows louder for storage facilities after rains spoil harvested paddy in TN's Ranipet

Thousands of tons of harvested paddy have been spoiled in the recent downpours as the government-run direct procurement centres do not have adequate infrastructure for stocking the produce

published on : 9th December 2020

CM Palaniswami inspects crops damaged by Nivar

Official team from each department is currently assessing the damage. Once we get a report, the rightful compensation will be provided to the affected persons at the earliest.

published on : 9th December 2020
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