TNPSC Current Affairs March 2017
Tamil Nadu Government to launch the water management scheme-"Kudimaramath"
'Tamil Nadu Government to launch the traditional water resource management system "Kudimaramath" project, at Manimangalam, near kancheepuram dist
'Chief Minister K.Palaniswami to inaugurate Kudimaramath, a traditional water resource management system involving General public in the time of drought.
Manimangalam lake is one of the largest lake in Kancheepuram dist, which is spread over 3.42 sq.km which helps 800 hectare through irrigation.
'Kudimaramath is traditional practice where people will contribute some capital or work for managing water resources.
'The project is going to launch with the financial assistance of 100 crore from World Bank, it will help in cleaning weeds from canals, maintenance of lakes, strengthening their banks and other infrastructure activities.
Going forward this project will be extended with the financial assistance from NABARAD bank in all districts at a cost of 300 crore for, desilting lakes and strengthening various water-related infrastructure.