TN to hoist international toilet expo on April 2, 3

Chennai, March 13 (BPNS) Chennai will host an international festival called toilet festival on April 2 and 3rd  to create awareness on toilets and to study their working structure. The event will be conducted by Recycle Bin and Cheer team in collaboration with the Greater Chennai Corporation, Dutch ministry, International Institute for Infrastructural Hydraulic and […]

Use treated water for irrigation: Shekhawat

New Delhi, Mar 2 Amid efforts to provide clean drinking water to every household in the country, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat made a strong pitch on Wednesday for the use of recycled water for irrigation and industrial purposes. Speaking at the “India Industry Water Conclave” organized by the FICCI, Shekhawat emphasized the importance […]

Crusader against open defecation, Damodaran wins Padma Shri from TN

Chennai, Jan 27 (BPNS) S. Damodaran and his organization ‘Gramalaya’ are names that reverberate in several villages of South India that are now free of open defecation and the villagers consider him as their messiah who has saved them single-handedly from the trauma of open defecation. Much before the NDA government under Prime Minister Narendra […]

TN water resources department to restore water bodies for recharging groundwater level

Chennai, Jan 26 (BPNS) The Tamil Nadu Water Resources department is planning to restore, repair, and renovate water bodies across the state to increase the storage capacity and groundwater levels. The Water Resources Department (WRD) is taking this forward with the support and assistance of the Central Water Resources Department and Groundwater department. A recent […]