Water scheme for wild animals in Tamil Nadu

Tiger_AFP_0_0_0.jpg

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu gov­er­­n­ment ann­ounc­ed on Mon­day, a Rs 2.81 cr­ore drinking water sc­heme for wild anima­ls, covering four major tiger reserves and forest areas in the state. The measure was proposed in view of animals straying into pu­b­lic places in search of water during dry spe­lls, thus causing damage to human habitats.
To reduce the hum­an-animal conflict in the state, government proposes to create wa­ter banks inside the forest and facilities to meet food requireme­nts of wildlife within the forested region. Ac­­cording to official sources in the forest department, the rise in conflict is due to lack of availability of food and water for wildlife.  
The government has indicated that it proposes to spend Rs 2.81 crore to develop the facilities required to reduce the straying of wildlife into human settlements. “The gov­e­­rnment has sancti­on­ed money to dig 26 bore wells in the forest for wildlife,” said a fo­rest official.
Accord­i­ng to official sources, all bore wells will be fitted with solar water pumps. The govern­m­e­­nt is also mulling ov­er the idea of creating water banks in Sat­y­a­ma­ngalam, Mudu­ma­lai, Annaimalai and Ka­lakkad Mudanthu­rai tiger reserves at a cost of Rs 44 lakh.
The government has envisioned creating additional four more wildlife sanctuaries in the state in regions like Krishnagiri, Coimbatore, Vellore and Dharmapuri, at a cost of Rs 2.37 crore.  

Post new comment

<form action="/comment/reply/252933" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="comment-form"> <div><div class="form-item" id="edit-name-wrapper"> <label for="edit-name">Your name: <span class="form-required" title="This field is required.">*</span></label> <input type="text" maxlength="60" name="name" id="edit-name" size="30" value="Reader" class="form-text required" /> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-mail-wrapper"> <label for="edit-mail">E-Mail Address: <span class="form-required" title="This field is required.">*</span></label> <input type="text" maxlength="64" name="mail" id="edit-mail" size="30" value="" class="form-text required" /> <div class="description">The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.</div> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-comment-wrapper"> <label for="edit-comment">Comment: <span class="form-required" title="This field is required.">*</span></label> <textarea cols="60" rows="15" name="comment" id="edit-comment" class="form-textarea resizable required"></textarea> </div> <fieldset class=" collapsible collapsed"><legend>Input format</legend><div class="form-item" id="edit-format-1-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-format-1"><input type="radio" id="edit-format-1" name="format" value="1" class="form-radio" /> Filtered HTML</label> <div class="description"><ul class="tips"><li>Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.</li><li>Allowed HTML tags: &lt;a&gt; &lt;em&gt; &lt;strong&gt; &lt;cite&gt; &lt;code&gt; &lt;ul&gt; &lt;ol&gt; &lt;li&gt; &lt;dl&gt; &lt;dt&gt; &lt;dd&gt;</li><li>Lines and paragraphs break automatically.</li></ul></div> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-format-2-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-format-2"><input type="radio" id="edit-format-2" name="format" value="2" checked="checked" class="form-radio" /> Full HTML</label> <div class="description"><ul class="tips"><li>Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.</li><li>Lines and paragraphs break automatically.</li></ul></div> </div> </fieldset> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-6e4fb742da351a05d1a92fba021c0305" value="form-6e4fb742da351a05d1a92fba021c0305" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-comment-form" value="comment_form" /> <fieldset class="captcha"><legend>CAPTCHA</legend><div class="description">This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.</div><input type="hidden" name="captcha_sid" id="edit-captcha-sid" value="64840919" /> <input type="hidden" name="captcha_response" id="edit-captcha-response" value="NLPCaptcha" /> <div class="form-item"> <div id="nlpcaptcha_ajax_api_container"><script type="text/javascript"> var NLPOptions = {key:'c4823cf77a2526b0fba265e2af75c1b5'};</script><script type="text/javascript" src="http://call.nlpcaptcha.in/js/captcha.js" ></script></div> </div> </fieldset> <span class="btn-left"><span class="btn-right"><input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-submit" value="Save" class="form-submit" /></span></span> </div></form>

No Articles Found

No Articles Found

No Articles Found

I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.