• Download mobile app
23 Oct 2021, Edition - 2293, Saturday

Trending Now

  • 34 dead as record rains lash Uttarakhand, trigger floods
  • Melbourne welcomes vaccinated Sydney residents without quarantine
  • India reports 14,623 new #COVID19 cases, 19,446 recoveries & 197 deaths in the last 24 hrs as per Union Health Ministry

Coimbatore

3,000 farmers in Tirupur march for Anamalayaru Nallaru water scheme

Covai Post Network

Share

Coimbatore : Seeking implementation of long pending Anamalayaru Nallaru water scheme, over 3,000 farmers on Monday took out a march to the DIstrict Collectorate in nearby Tirupur.

The march began from Veerapandi Junction to the Collectorate, covering 6 km.

Later, they submitted a memorandum to Deputy Speaker Pollachi V Jayaraman, C Mahendran, MP, and the Tirupur DIstrict Collector.

Jayaraman said the government had formed a committee comprising a retired chief engineer and officials from TNEB and forest department to study the feasibility.Discussions would also be held with Kerala Government.

The Anamalayar and Nallar water scheme was conceptualised some 50 years ago for farmers in the command areas of the Parambikulam Aliyar Project.

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

COIMBATORE WEATHER