Mettur dam

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami opens water from Mettur dam for Delta irrigation

Initially, 3,000 cusecs of water was released from the dam and by Friday night it will be increased to 10,000 cusecs.

published on : 12th June 2020

‘Mettur water to reach delta districts earlier’

The State government on Saturday said the water to be released from Mettur dam on June 12 will reach the tail-end areas in Cauvery delta within 10 days unlike past years when it took 25 days.

published on : 7th June 2020

Kuruvai cheer amid Covid gloom

The announcement of Mettur dam’s opening brought cheer to farmers in the Cauvery delta who had to forgo kuruvai crop for eight  years in the past.

published on : 19th May 2020

After 8 years, Mettur dam to be opened on June 12

Delta farmers upbeat and preparing to take up Kuruvai cultivation

published on : 19th May 2020