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PostPosted: Sun Nov 17, 2013 9:10 am 
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Heavy rain exposes poor drainage system

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Normal life was hit as heavy rain lashed Tiruchi district on Saturday as the depression in the southwest Bay of Bengal crossed the Nagapattinam coast during the day.

The rainfall is considered timely and beneficial for farmers, especially in the non-delta areas, where farmers were worried over the poor rainfall during the northeast monsoon so far this year.

Incessant rains lashed the city right through the day, inundating several low-lying areas. The rain which started as moderate showers in the early hours of the day grew heavier by noon as the depression crossed the coast by afternoon. Squally and chilly weather prevailed due to the sustained rain. Visibility was poor and vehicles moved with their headlights on.

Several arterial roads in the city were left inundated as the ill maintained and inadequate network of storm water drains in the city were flooded. Road traffic moved at snail’s pace due to water logging on the Madurai Road, Thillai Nagar, Woraiyur, Pattabiraman Pillai Road, Lawsons Road and around the Central and Chathram bus stands in the city. Two-wheeler riders were left stranded as their vehicles broke down on the flooded roads in some places. The Melapudur underpass was flooded by evening and closed for traffic. Vehicles were diverted via Marsinghpet.

In recent years, the city has been witnessing similar scenes during monsoon as the Corporation has been awaiting funds from the government for over a decade now for executing an ambitious storm water drainage project for the city. Although the civic body has cleared the silt in some of the major drains in the past two months, the works were carried out in bits and pieces and has proven to be ineffective.

“Most of the city roads turn water ways whenever there is heavy rainfall. This has become a tiresome experience every year as we struggle to negotiate the roads flooded with rain water and sewage. Nobody seems to bother about the plight of common man,” said an irate city resident, Ramesh.

Farmers of the district though had reason to cheer . The much needed rain raised the hopes of farmers in the non-delta areas to take up samba paddy transplantation.

“The rain is welcome sign, but it needs to continue for the next few days to be of real help to farmers in the non-delta areas who depend on irrigation tanks. The rain will be beneficial for maize and cotton crops. But whether it will help farmers take up paddy cultivation in the non-delta areas will depend on how good the rain is over the next 10 days,” said Ayilai Sivasuriyan, district secretary of the CPI-affiliated Tamil Nadu Vivasayigal Sangam.

Agriculture Department officials say that the rain will definitely prove beneficial for farmers in the district, which has recorded deficient rainfall during the Northeast monsoon.

According to figures available at the website of the Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai, the district had recorded just 115.06 mm of rainfall between October 1 and November 13 against the normal of 251 mm for the period, making for deficit of 54 per cent.

While samba paddy has been raised in 35,500 hectares in the canal irrigated delta areas of the district, transplantation has been completed only in about 8,000 hectares of the targeted 31,000 hectares in the non-delta areas so far.

Officials were hopeful that the targeted area in the non-delta region would be covered if the rain continued for next few days.

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp ... 359829.ece

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 9:34 am 
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Water purifier opened at Samayapuram

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A reverse osmosis technique based drinking water purifier unit was inaugurated at the Samayapuram Sri Mariamman temple near here on Thursday.

This is an additional facility to devotees in ensuring supply of protected and safe drinking water. The water purifier unit will ensure supply of 3,000 litres of purified water an hour. A maximum of 15,000 litres would be supplied daily to the devotees, he said.

“Many devotees will benefit through the water purifier,” says G. Thennarasu, Joint Commissioner and Executive Officer of the temple. Devotees reach the temple on padayatra on several occasions and the water purifier would cater to the needs of a large number of them.

Apart from use for potable purpose, the water got from the purifier unit would be used for cooking food for free meals (Annadhanam).

Ragunath Narayanan, chairman of Europa group of companies, which donated the purifier unit, inaugurated the facility on Thursday.

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp ... 353971.ece


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Rainwater harvesting structures planned along storm-water drains

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The Tiruchirapalli City Corporation has planned to set up rainwater harvesting structures (RWH) along the storm-water drains in the city soon.

“We have storm-water drains running for about 650 km in the city and RWH structures could be put up every 10 metres along the drains. The structures will have filter beds and pipes running into the ground for up to 20 metres depth to recharge the water table. We will soon incorporate the provision for RWH structures in the design of the storm-water drains,” said Corporation Commissioner V.P. Thandapani here on Wednesday.

He was speaking at a workshop on “simple steps to achieve water sufficiency — rainwater harvesting and grey water recycling,” organised by Rain Centre, Chennai, in the city.

The workshop was meant for members of the media, architects, builders, municipal engineers, and town planners.

Mr. Thandapani, who inaugurated the workshop, pointed out that the corporation had framed bylaws making it illegal for residents to let out sullage from toilets into open drains. Once the bylaws were gazetted, the corporation would launch a campaign to sensitise residents against letting out sullage into the storm-water drains.

Emphasising the need for proper design and maintenance of rainwater harvesting structures, Mr. Thandapani said the corporation had conducted a survey recently and found that nearly 80 per cent of the 1.85 lakh properties in the city had RWH structures. However, many of them were not properly maintained and needed to be revived.

He said most of the RWH structures had not been designed properly in proportion to the built up area and open space in a particular building and the quantity of the rainwater that could be harvested.

In most buildings, RWH structures had been put up to meet minimal requirement and excess rainwater often flowed on to the streets. Builders and engineers should design the RWH structures properly to tap the maximum potential for harvesting rainwater. City residents needed to be educated more on creating proper RWH structures, he said.

Sekhar Raghavan, Director, Rain Centre, Chennai, said although the concept of rainwater harvesting had been talked about for 10 years, it had still not got the importance it deserved. Designing RWH structure for a particular site had not been well understood. These structures had not been maintained properly.

Builders, architects, and engineers had a responsibility to ensure proper design of the structures and implement the concept correctly.

The Akash Ganga Trust, which had set up the Rain Centre, had received a grant from Arghyam, a non-governmental organisation, based in Bangalore, to conduct 15 workshops on efficient methods of rainwater harvesting and grey water recycling in Tamil Nadu. Six of them had been held in Chennai and three each were organised in Coimbatore, Madurai, and Tiruchi, he said.

V. Ganapathy, Liaison Officer, SCOPE, Tiruchi, spoke.

Technical sessions were held on rainwater harvesting and water security.

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp ... 349866.ece


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கருமண்டபம் பகுதியில் சாலை அகலப்படுத்தும் பணி தீவிரம்

திருச்சி, : தினகரன் செய்தி எதிரொலியாக திருச்சி கருமண்டபம் பகுதியில் சாலை அகலப்படுத்தும் பணிகள் தீவிரமாக நடந்து வருகின்றன.

திருச்சி-மணப்பாறை நெடுஞ்சாலையில் மத்திய பேருந்து நிலையத்தை அடுத்துள்ள அரிஸ்டோ ரவுண்டானா பகுதியிலிருந்து ராம்ஜிநகர் வரை சுமார் 10 கி.மீ. தொலைவுக்கு சாலைகள் மிகவும் மோசமாக உள்ளது. சாலையின் இருபுறமும் போதிய இடவசதியிருந்தும், அகலப்படுத்தப்படவில்லை.

மேலும் நகரை சுற்றி அமைக்கப்பட்டு வரும் அரை வட்டச்சாலையும், இதேபகுதியில் உள்ள பஞ்சப்பூர் அருகே நில ஆர்ஜிதம் செய்வதில் ஏற்பட்ட பிரச்னை காரணமாக சாலைப் பணிகள் சுணங்கியுள்ளன. இதனால் திருச்சி-மணப்பாறை சாலையில் ராம்ஜி நகரிலிருந்து அரிஸ்டோ ரவுண்டான வரை கடும் போக்குவரத்து நெருக்கடியும், சாலை விபத்துக்களும் ஏற்படுகின்றன. கருமண்டபம் பகுதியில் சாலையின் இருபுறமும் போதிய இடவசதியிருந்தும் அகலப்படுத்தப்படவில்லை. இதுகுறித்து தினகரன் நாளிதழ் கடந்த மாதம் 26ம் தேதி வெளியான செய்தியில் சுட்டிக்காட்டியது.

இதனையடுத்து கருமண்டபத்தை அடுத்துள்ள தீரன் நகரிலிருந்து ராம்ஜி நகர் வரையுள்ள சாலை புதிதாக போடப்பட்டுள்ளது. அதன் தொடர்ச்சியாக அரிஸ்டோ ரவுண்டானாவிலிருந்து கருமண்டபம் செக்போஸ்ட் வரை சாலையின் இடது பகுதியை அகலப்படுத்தும் பணிகள் துவங்கி தீவிரமாக நடைபெற்று வருகின்றன. பொக்லைன் கொண்டு சாலையின் ஓரம் சுமார் 5 அடி அகலத்துக்கும் இரண்டரை அடி ஆழத்துக்கும் பள்ளம் தோண்டி, அதில் கான்கிரீட் கலவை போடும் பணிகள் தீவிரமாக நடந்து வருகின்றன.

அதன் பின்னர் அகலப்படுத்திய பகுதியில் தார்சாலை போடப்படும். தற்போது ஒருபுறம் மட்டும் சாலை அகலப்படுத்தப்படுகின்றன. இதேபோல மறுபுறமும் (வலப்புறமும்) அகலப்படுத்தி சாலையில் சென்டர் மீடியன் அமைத்தால் இப்பகுதியில் போக்குவரத்து நெருக்கடி குறைவதுடன், விபத்துக்களும் தடுக்கப்படும் என இப்பகுதியைச் சேர்ந்தவர்கள் எதிர்பார்க்கின்றனர்.

Courtesy:vbjagan/SSC


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 11, 2013 11:35 pm 
Siruganur to Thirupattur Road, widening work is started.


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Unregulated parking constricts Shastri Road

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More often than not, I find it very difficult to get my car in and out of my house these days. Invariably, one or more vehicles are parked in front of my gate. I have grown tired of asking the motorists to make way for me to enter or exit my house,” says an exasperated resident on Shastri Road.

Known to be a posh and serene locality all these years, Shastri Road has now become a favoured destination for commercial establishments, hotels and retail outlets, even as other commercial areas of the city have reached a saturation point. But this has brought along attendant traffic problems to the area.

The recent Deepavali festival saw the problem at its worse as the road was bursting at its seams owing to the indiscriminate parking of vehicles, especially cars, in front of the hotels, hospitals, banks and textile shops along the road.

The road was so constricted that traffic snarls became frequent, complain residents. Though the city police had earmarked temporary parking areas in view of the festival in the city’s main commercial area around the NSB Road, no regulation was enforced in Thillai Nagar.

Most of these commercial establishments that have come up along the road do not have any parking space for visitors. The parking areas in some of these commercial buildings could hardly accommodate a few vehicles, leaving most visitors to park their vehicles on the roadsides.

The problem of unregulated parking has already created much resentment among Thillai Nagar residents. People visiting shops and commercial establishments along the Thillai Nagar Main Road park their vehicles on the cross roads, shrinking road space and causing frequent accidents. Residents suggest that parking should be banned for at least 100 metres on the cross roads and also on the Thillai Nagar Main Road and Shastri Road. No multi-storeyed building should be allowed without their designated parking space, they say.

The Mahatma Gandhi School junction on the road too has turned a bottleneck as scores of two wheelers and cars could be seen parked in front of a commercial complex right through the day.

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp ... 337784.ece


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Park planned at Panjappur

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A. Jaya, Mayor, and V.P. Thandapani, Corporation Commissioner inspecting the site at Panjaappur near Tiruchi.

The Tiruchirapalli City Corporation will set up a park at Panjappur with a view to promoting ecological conservation and protecting environment. The park will be set up on a sprawling area of five acres with all amenities, said A. Jaya, Mayor. The park would be designed to attract people of all age group.

She instructed the authorities to plant herbal plants in the park and construct a meditation hall.

To attract visitors , the replica of the ‘Seven Wonders of the World’ would be set up in the park. And a toy train will also be built.

The proposal also includes a zoological park to sensitise the people about the importance of animal conservation.

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp ... 316306.ece


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போக்குவரத்து காவலர்கள் – சிக்னல் அமைக்க போலீஸ் கமிஷனரிடம் கோரிக்கை மனு

தேசிய மக்கள் நலன் மற்றும் நுகர்வோர் நலன் காக்கும் இயக்கம் சார்பில் மாநகர் மாவட்ட செயலாளர் முகம்மது மெய்தீன் மாநகர போலீஸ் கமிஷனர் சைலேஷ் குமார் யாதவிடம் கோரிக்கை மனு வழங்கினார். திருச்சி மத்திய பஸ் நிலையத்தில் இருந்து சத்திரம் பஸ் நிலையம், ஸ்ரீரங்கம் உள்ளிட்ட மாநகரின் பல்வேறு பகுதிகளுக்கு பொது மக்கள் மதுரை ரோடு வழியாக செல்கின்றனர். ஆனால் திருச்சி சிங்காரத்தோப்பு அருகே உள்ள மதுரை ரோடு பகுதியில் நான்கு சக்கர வாகனங்களை நிறுத்தி போக்குவரத்திற்கு பாதிப்பு ஏற்படுத்துகின்றனர். இதனால் அந்த பகுதியில் உள்ள பள்ளி, கல்லூரிகளுக்கு செல்லும் மாணவ–மாணவிகள் பொது மக்கள் பாதிப்படைகின்றனர்.

நீண்ட நேரம் போக்குவரத்து நெரிசலில் நின்று செல்ல வேண்டி உள்ளது. அதே போல சிந்தாமணி அண்ணாசிலை பகுதியில் திருச்சிக்கு வரும், செல்லும் அனைத்து பஸ்கள் மற்றும் வாகனங்கள் அதிகமாக வருவதால் அங்கேயும் போக்குவரத்து நெரிசல் ஏற்படுகிறது. மேலும் இந்த பகுதியில் அதிகமான பொது மக்கள், பள்ளி கல்லூரி மாணவ–மாணவிகள் காலை மற்றும் மாலை நேரங்களில் சென்று வர மிகவும் சிறமப்படுகின்றனர். அடிக்கடி விபத்துகளும் நடைபெறுகிறது. இதை தடுக்கவும் ஒழுங்குப்படுத்த போக்குவரத்து போலீசாரை தேவைக்கு ஏற்ப நியமிக்கவும் அந்த பகுதியில் சிக்னல் அமைக்கவும் நடவடிக்கை வேண்டும். இவ்வாறு அதில் கூறியுள்ளார்.

source: dailythanthi


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Trichy corporation comes up with construction waste disposal plan

TRICHY: Trichy corporation, on Friday, passed a resolution to control the indiscriminate dumping of construction wastes on roads, riverbanks, canals and ponds. The corporation has planned to utilise the construction waste for various purposes, including brick-making, with the technical support of Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M).

As part of construction waste management, the city corporation has laid a set of guidelines for the individuals and the commercial establishments for clearing the construction wastes and dumping them in places to be identified by the corporation.

Corporation commissioner V P Thandapani said, "There are about two lakh houses within the city limit and nearly 10% of the total buildings are demolished every year for reconstruction and alteration. Unfortunately, most of them don't dispose the construction waste properly. They are either dumped on roadsides or in water sources, thereby making them a look like a dump-yard. Hence, the corporation has decided to put an end to it and has laid a set of guidelines." Though the council has passed the resolution, it will come into effect only after making it bylaw in the corporation.

As per the new guidelines, the demolition and disposal of any building in the city should get prior permission from the corporation by paying Rs 15 per square meter. The waste should be dumped in the places allotted by the corporation within three days of demolition. Likewise, the vehicles involved in disposal of waste should also get their vehicles registered. They must get the licence from the corporation by paying Rs 2,000 for trucks, Rs 1000 for mini-lorries and vans. Moreover, vehicles found without licence from the corporation will be penalised with a fine of Rs 2,000 (first time), Rs 5,000 (second time) and Rs 10,000 (third time and then). They will be subjected to criminal action if the penalty is not paid.

Though the corporation had earlier identified a place on Trichy-Madurai four-way lane at Panjappur for shifting the garbage dump yard, it is yet to be materialised. It is at this juncture that the corporation has decided to allot a portion of it to dump the construction waste. The corporation will also be allotting a few places in within the city limit to enable its people to dump waste which will be later shifted to Panjappur by the corporation.

The corporation said that the waste will be utilised effectively for various purposes according to their requirement and the rest will be allowed for auction. "One of our assistant executive engineers had attended a special training at IIT-Madras on the construction waste management. Moreover, we will seek their help in making use of the construction waste effectively," R Chandran, city engineer of Trichy corporation told TOI.

source: TOI


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நவலூர் குட்டப்பட்டு கிராமத்தில் சூரிய மின்சக்தியில் இயங்கும் சோலார் தெருவிளக்கு அமைப்பு தமிழகத்தில் முதல் முறை

திருச்சி: ஊரக வளர்ச்சி முகமை திட்ட இயக்குநர் ராமசாமி நேற்று அளித்த பேட்டி: தமிழ்நாடு எரிசக்தி மேம்பாட்டு முகமையின் கீழ் முதன்முறையாக தமிழ்நாட்டிலேயே திருச்சி மாவட்டம் ஸ்ரீரங்கம் சட்டப்பேரவை தொகுதியில் உள்ள நவலூர் குட்டப்பட்டு அன்பு நகரில் சூரிய மின்சக்தியுடன் கூடிய சோலார் தெருவிளக்கு அமைக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது. ரூ.2.19 லட்சம் மதிப்பீட்டில் 0.5 கிலோ வாட் மின்சக்தியுடன் அமைக்கப்பட்டுள்ள ஒரு சோலார் அமைப்பின் மூலம் 10 தெருவிளக்குகள் பயன்பாட்டில் உள்ளது. மாவட்டத்தில் 83 இடங்களில் 830 சோலார் தெரு விளக்குகள் ரூ.1.81 கோடி மதிப்பீட்டில் அமைக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது. இத்தெருவிளக்குகள் சரியாக எரிகிறதா என்று ரிமோட் மூலம் சென்னையில் உள்ள எரிசக்தி மேம்பாட்டு முகமை தலைமை அலுவலகத்தில் இருந்து கண்காணிக்கப்படுகிறது. இந்த நிதியாண்டில் 55 சோலார் மின்அமைப்புகள் மூலம் தலா 15 தெருவிளக்குகள் அமைக்கப்படவுள்ளது. தனிநபர்கள் சோலார் மின்விளக்குகள் அமைக்க 30 சதவிகிதம் மானியம் வழங்கப்படுகிறது. முதல்வரின் சோலார் விளக்குடன் கூடிய பசுமை வீடுகள் திட்டத்தில் 2011- 2013ம் ஆண்டில் 4,698 பசுமை வீடுகளில், தலா 30 ஆயிரம் மதிப்பில் சோலார் விளக்குகள் அமைக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது. இந்த நிதியாண்டில் 2,370 பசுமை வீடுகளுக்கு சோலார் விளக்குகள் அமைக்க திட்டமிடப்பட்டு இதுவரை கட்டி முடிக்கப்பட்டுள்ள 60 பசுமை வீடுகளில் இவ்வமைப்பு ஏற்படுத்தப்பட்டுள்ளது. இவ்வாறு அவர் கூறினார். சத்திரப்பட்டி தொடக்க வேளாண்மை கூட்டுறவு வங்கி தலைவர் செல்வம் உள்ளிட்டோர் உடனிருந்தனர்.

source: dinakaran


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