Ramanathapuram farmers seek compensation for crop damages

Demanding compensation for crop damages in RS Mangalam, farmers petitioned District Collector Johnny Tom Varghese during the weekly grievance meeting on Monday.

published on : 10th January 2023

Steps taken to improve chilli export in Ramanathapuram, says collector

Inaugurating the event, Collector Johnny Tom Varghese stated that agriculture has been the main industry in Ramanathapuram with chilly being the most-exported crop.

published on : 5th January 2023

Ramnathapuram farmers pin great hopes on 2023

Being one of the largest cultivators of paddy in the state, over 1.3 lakh hectares of land in the district is used for farming the crop in a single season.

published on : 2nd January 2023

TN: Farmers urge Ramanathapuram administration to solve irrigation woes

As the paddy crops is at its maturing stage, we, farmers have agreed to share the available water in the tank to save the crops from wilting.

published on : 18th December 2022

New drinking water supply schemes in three TN districts

The first project will be implemented at Rs 4,187.84 crore with Cauvery water to benefit 30.40 lakh people.

published on : 17th December 2022

Pandya-period trident stone inscription found in Ramanathapuram

After taking estampage and reading the inscription, historian and Ramanathapuram Archaeological Research Foundation President V Rajaguru said,

published on : 13th December 2022

CBI must probe Ramnad drug bust case: EPS

Addressing media at Edappadi, he said, “Cocaine worth Rs 336 crore was seized at Vedalai in Ramanathapuram on November 27, and a DMK councillor was involved.

published on : 1st December 2022

Indian Navy's 'Sea Vigil' commences in Ramanathapuram

The exercise, conducted primarily by the Indian Navy, will be undertaken along the entire 7,516 km coastline and the Exclusive Economic Zone of India.

published on : 16th November 2022

Notice to TN govt on plea to complete Ramanathapuram-Keelakarai railway overbridge project 

To address the issue, the State government announced in 2018 that it would build an overbridge there, with a total length of 675.56 meters and a width of 11 metres, at a cost of Rs 23.89 crore.

published on : 9th November 2022

Rain lashes Madurai, Ramnad, low-lying areas inundated in Tamil Nadu

The school students of Ramanathapuram faced difficulties commuting on Friday morning as holiday was not declared.

published on : 5th November 2022

Tamil Nadu area sabhas to meet six times annually: Minister V Senthil Balaji

“Though all 10 MLAs from the district are from the opposition, the chief minister has been taking necessary steps to implement welfare projects for the people without partiality” he added.

published on : 2nd November 2022

Thousands throng Madurai, Ramnad on Thevar Jayanthi in Tamil Nadu

Meanwhile, claiming that he is the AIADMK party coordinator, Paneerselvam told reporters at Pasumpon that he handed over a silver armour to the memorial caretaker on behalf of the party.

published on : 31st October 2022

Deepavali holidays: Road accidents claimed 14 lives in Ramanathapuram

As many as eight persons died in road accidents across Ramanathapuram on Monday, taking the district's total road fatality toll during the Deepavali holidays (Saturday to Tuesday) to 14.

published on : 26th October 2022

Baby, Four Sri Lankan Tamils rescued after 2 days sans food in Ramanathapuram district

The marine police said the family from Thalavadi region in Sri Lanka were ferried on a boat from Mannar and were dropped on the fifth sandbar off Dhanushkodi. 

published on : 8th October 2022

Tamil Nadu: Civil supplies department takes measures to improve paddy procurement in Ramnad

The paddy procurement in the district had remained less than 10 per cent for the last few years, as farmers have been showing more interest to sell their produce in the open market.

published on : 4th October 2022

17 lakh to get fortified rice through PDS in two Tamil Nadu districts

"There is no maximum cap for purchasing fortified rice. An AAY card holder, eligible for 20 kgs of rice a month, can opt for nutritional rice for this entire allocation (20 kgs),” said an official. 

published on : 19th September 2022

Heavy flow in Vaigai fills irrigation tanks in Ramanathapuram

Farmers have urged authorities to release water through canals for storing it in RS Mangalam tank instead of releasing it into the ocean.

published on : 5th September 2022

Proposal for 100 new DPCs in Ramanathapuram to increase procurement of paddy

The chief minister had announced prices for the upcoming procurement season 2022 - 23 to Rs 2,160 per quintal for fine variety and Rs 2,115 per quintal for bold variety.

published on : 1st September 2022

Ramanathapuram teacher wins hearts, award with ‘uniform’ approach

There’s no ‘teacher’ in the classroom, but the tiny tots are sitting quietly, busy immersed in their work. 

published on : 27th August 2022

Cotton prices dip in Madurai, Ramnad

From `53-`60 per kg in 2020, the cotton price jumped to an average price of `77 per kg the next year. The price further soared to `100-`113 in the initial half of 2022.

published on : 28th June 2022
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