6 Lakh Trees in 4 hours
- Tamil Nadu’s Food and Civil Supplies Minister R.Sakkarapani and his team have set out to create a new Elite World Records by planting 6 Lakh trees in just 4 hours, in a bid to honour the Green Tamil Nadu Mission.
- The Objective of the Mission is to increase its forest to 33 per cent cover from the present 23 per cent before 2030 to combat climate change.
- About 16,000 volunteers are involved in the huge plantation campaign in which saplings will be planted at Idayakottai Village of Oddanchatram Constituency in Dindigul District.
Introduction of ‘Blockchain technology in Tamil Nadu Idol Wing Police
- The Idol Wing CID of Tamil Nadu Police has launched an initiative on the blockchain where informants who wish to pass inputs on idol smuggling or possession or sale of illicit antique idols can anonymously give information to the police.
- The staff of Idol Wing can submit their grievances on the blockchain.
- The public wishing to lodge their complaints can also do so on the decentralised blockchain at complaints.tnidols.com.
- Blockchain Technology has been introduced for the first time in Tamil Nadu.
- A case will be registered within 7 days if the complaints are confirmed to be genuine.
- Similarly, complaints made by departmental police officers and officers will be resolved within 15 days.