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Kumaragiri Hills Road laying works nearing completion

Work on to tar road leading to Kumaragiri Hills. The tar-topping works on the 2 km-long road leading to Sri Kumaragiri Dhandayuthapani Swamy Temple atop Kumaragiri Hills in Ward 37 in Salem city will be completed by the end of this month. The works, which began during 2009, are apace and the existing mud road […]

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Road works on in Salem city

  Rs. 1.65 crore allotted for laying concrete roads under a special scheme Development work:Concrete road being laid on Samundi Street in ward 50 in Salem. Salem Corporation has undertaken many road works in the city under the Special Road Scheme (2010-2011) to the tune of Rs. 1.65 crore. Storm water drainage In Ward 50, […]

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Saradha College Road to be improved

  For free flow of traffic:The State Highways Department has taken up improvement works at the traffic junction near Alagapuram Police Station on Saradha Collage Road in Salem on Friday.   The Salem division of State Highways has undertaken the traffic junction improvement works in front of the Alagapuram Police Station on Saradha College Road […]

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New Fire Station Opened at Gengavalli

New service: Agriculture Minister Veerapandi S. Arumugam (centre) during the inauguration of a fire station at Gangavalli in Salem on Monday. Agriculture Minister Veerapandi S Arumugam has declared open 300 {+t} {+h} fire and rescue station of Tamil Nadu at Gengavalli at Attur block in Salem district on Monday. Speaking at the function, the Minister […]

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Hoardings that violate guidelines will be removed, says Salem Collector

Prompt action: Collector J. Chandrakumar (right) and Police Commissioner Sunil Kumar Singh (second right) at an all-party meeting in the city on Friday. – Photo: P. Goutham Salem Collector J. Chandrakumar has urged the political parties to follow the ‘political culture of Gujarat’ where the ‘hoarding culture,’ which is all-pervasive in Tamil Nadu and especially […]

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Salem Electoral Rolls to be released on January

Election Observer G. Muthukumarasamy (right) holding a meeting with party representatives of four districts in Salem on Wednesday. – Photo: P. Goutham The final electoral rolls for the assembly segments in Salem district will be released on January 5, 2011 and field workers are engaged in verifying the forms received for addition, deletion and corrections, […]

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Free Pongal gift packets

Collector J.Chandrakumar has announced that free Pongal gift packets of the State Government will be distributed to all ration card holders in Salem district at fair price shops from January 1 to January 14. A press release from him says that the details have already been displayed at the respective shops and card holders can […]

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Respect consumers rights

Both private and government agencies should respect the consumers’ rights and function accordingly, said Collector J. Chandrakumar. Presiding over the Consumer Protection meeting here, the Collector said that many non government representations had given various suggestions, which should be adhered to. He asked the transport officials to redress the grievances of the public. Source: The […]

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Protest for removing Omalur toll plaza from its present location

Protest: Members of Tamil Nadu Youth Congress blocking Salem-Bangalore National Highway-7 near Salem urging the government to remove the toll plaza on Saturday. Tamil Nadu Youth Congress members staged a road blockade at Omalur toll plaza on the Salem-Bangalore Four-Lane National Highway-7 urging the government to remove it from its present location with immediate effect. […]

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Collector Inspects Water Bodies Around Salem

Collector J. Chandrakumar (first right) inspecting the Mookeneri Lake in Salem on Tuesday. (Right) The ATC Nagar culvert was submerged following heavy rain. — Photos: P. Goutham Collector J. Chandrakumar and a team of officials from Revenue, PWD and Salem Corporation on Tuesday inspected various tanks and lakes in the city, which had received copious […]

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