Tamilnadu government on Thursday appointed members for Justice AK Rajan (retired) led high-level Committee to study the impact of NEET on socially backward students in the state. The committee has been given a month to review the statistics and make necessary recommendations to the government to protect the interest of backward students in the state. The committee chaired by retired… Continue reading "Committee to study impact of NEET in TN given one month time to submit report"
Tamilnadu Chief Minister MK Stalin held a discussion with state Finance Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan and officials of Finance Department to review the financial condition of the state on Monday. “The state government is set to distribute remaining Rs 2,000 to all the rice ration cardholders of the Rs 4,000 from the first week of June along with a special kit… Continue reading "Stalin holds meeting to review financial situation of Tamilnadu"
In a statement issued on Friday, the AIADMK state coordinator said that long queues are seen near the crematoriums in Tamilnadu, but the figures reported in the news media are low. Palaniswami also said while the AIADMK is not doing politics on the issue and comments should be made only after 100 days of the new government, he was forced… Continue reading "Palaniswami asks Tamilnadu government to reveal actual covid death count"
With complete lockdown coming into effect from today in Tamilnadu, Agriculture Minister MRK Panneerselvam said that vegetables and fruits would be sold through 4,370 mobile shops. The Horticulture Department would directly purchase the required fruits and vegetables from farmers, he said in a statement after discussing the situation with senior officials from the department on Sunday. Minister Panneerselvam added that… Continue reading "Complete lockdown comes into effect in TN"
Distribution of Covid-19 monetary relief of Rs 2,000 each to 2.07 crore rice-ration-card holders in the State began today. The scheme was launched by Chief Minister M K Stalin on 11 May. Stalin handed over the assistance to seven beneficiaries in a low-key function at the Secretariat to mark its commencement. During the election, Stalin had promised that all rice-ration-card… Continue reading "Distribution of Covid monetary relief begins in Tamilnadu"
Tamilnadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Friday inspected State’s COVID-19 unified command centre in Chennai to tackle the second wave of the pandemic. “I visited the State’s COVID-19 unified command centre (War Room) in Tamil Nadu, which monitors and regulates beds, medicine stocks and oxygen.#Covid19 in Tamil Nadu is under control”, tweeted Chief Minister. Stalin also took a help seeker… Continue reading "M K Stalin inspects Covid 19 unified command centre"
Lockdown norms, in force across Tamilnadu, would be intensified more to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, a meeting of leaders of all legislature parties here resolved on Thursday. The meeting chaired by Chief Minister M K Stalin at the Secretariat decided to enforce restrictions strictly, following his address and after leaders of parties made known their views to the government. A… Continue reading "Tamilnadu all party meeting decides to intensify lockdown norms"
The first Oxygen Express for Tamilnadu from Indian Railways carrying 80 metric tonnes (MT) of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) on Wednesday left from Durgapur railway station in West Bengal. According to Southern Railway, the special train, loaded with four containers carrying LMO, has left for Tondiarpet Container Depot in Chennai. The Oxygen Express departed from Durgapur at 9.45 pm on… Continue reading "First Oxygen Express for Tamilnadu leaves from West Bengal"
Chief Minister MK Stalin launched the distribution of Rs 2,000 COVID pandemic relief assistance to ration rice cardholders at the Secretariat on Monday. The Chief Minister, who formally launched the scheme, handed over Rs 2,000 to seven families. “The field level staff also started the process of distributing tokens to eligible beneficiaries on Monday. The tokens will have the date… Continue reading "Chief Minister M K Stalin launches covid relief distribution"