Tag: CM Stalin inaugurates new buildings


Govt. Welfare Schemes PM-PRANAM The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the PM-PRANAM (PM Programme for Restoration, Awareness, Generation, Nourishment and Amelioration of Mother Earth) Scheme. The new scheme would promote use of nutrient-based bio-fertilizers for sustainable agriculture. The scheme include a bouquet of various schemes which would boost farmer’s income, strengthen natural/ organic farming, rejuvenate soil productivity, and ensure food security. The CCEA also approved continuation of the urea subsidy scheme to ensure constant availability of urea to the farmers at the same price of Rs.242/45 kg per bag. Rs.1,451.84 crore has been approved for Market Development Assistance (MDA) for promoting organic fertilizers from Gobardhan plants. Fermented organic manures (FOM)/liquid FOM/phosphate rich organic manures (PROM) produced as by-product from bio-gas plants/compressed biogas (CBG) plants set up under umbrella Gobardhan initiative will be promoted. CM Stalin inaugurates new buildings, portal for farmers. Chief Minister inaugurated completed projects at various locations and a portal to help farmers known the soil health of their land.  He also released a coffee table book, Netta Netta Panaimarame, on palmyra trees.  Farmers could access the portal, http://tnagriculture.in/mannvalam, to know the soil heath status through a geo-referenced survey number. Farmers could also get other details such as pH, organic carbon and calcareousness. He also inaugurated 26 District “Poomalai Vaniga Valagam”(commercial complexes) constructed by the Tamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women. He handed over loans to women self-help groups under the “Vazhndhu Kattuvom” project. Financial Assistance to “Team Sea Shakti” of Kumaraguru College of Technology in Coimbatore, the only Indian team selected to take part in Monaco Energy Boat Challenge to create a hydrogen-powered boat aimed at commercializing the power system for the benefit of fishermen.