Delta districts

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: Despite copious inflow, delta farmers demand hike in water release from Mettur dam

Following comfortable storage, water from the dam was released on May 24, well ahead of the stipulated date of June 12, for Kuruvai paddy in delta districts.

published on : 14th July 2022

Over 1,000 mechanised boats set to hit sea as fishing ban ends in Tamil Nadu's coastal delta districts

Mechanised fishing boats such as trawlers and gillnetters keep off the sea during the period to facilitate breeding of fishes in the Bay of Bengal.

published on : 15th June 2022

Annual two-day inspection of mechanised boats under way in TN delta districts

The officials had earlier insisted all owners to submit all their boats for inspection, failing which their vessels would be considered inactive and their registration, cancelled.

published on : 26th May 2022

No new cases in coastal delta districts first time in two years

There are about twelve active cases. There were no new cases in the Karaikal district for the past few days. The number of active cases stood at 10.

published on : 9th March 2022

Rain goes soft on delta dists, coastal regions see moderate showers

here were sporadic showers in Tiruchy district with an average of 2mm recorded in a day.

published on : 8th 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

Delta districts bear the brunt of heavy rains; Tamil Nadu death toll due to rains stands at 12

A four-year-old girl died in a wall collapse following heavy rains in Kumbakonam.

published on : 10th November 2021