Free power connections to 50,000 farmers across TN CM Stalin was Launching the provision of free power connections to 50,000 farmers across the State at a function held in Aravakurichi. Tamil Nadu is aiming to become self suﬃcient in power generation by 2030, with the help of various measures taken by the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (Tangedco). TN secured the fourth place in solar power generation, with 1,528 MW. New laboratory to ﬁght leptospirosis cases In an eﬀort to strengthen diagnostic facilities for leptospirosis, a Regional Leptospirosis Diagnostics Laboratory (RLDL) has been established at the State Public Health Laboratory of the Directorate of Public Health (DPH) and Preventive Medicine in Chennai. The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) approved the establishment of RLDL under the Programme for Prevention and Control of Leptospirosis in 202122. Leptospirosis is an acute bacterial infection, that could lead to multiple organ involvement and fatal complications due to renal and pulmonary involvement. The onset of the disease has been increasing in India for the past three decades. Note The institute was established to function as a national centre of excellence for control of communicable diseases. The function of the institute also included various areas of training and research using multi-disciplinary integrated approach. The erstwhile Malarial Insitute of India (MII) was renamed as NICD in 1963. 36th Convocation Ceremony of Gandhigram Rural Institute, Dindigul PM Modi, TN Governor R.N.Ravi and TN CM M.K.Stalin participated in the 36th Convocation Ceremony of Gandhigram Rural Institute in Dindigul district. PM Modi presented honorary doctorates to music composer and maestro Ilaiyaraaja and instrumentalist Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman. MK Stalin gifted the PM a shawl and the English translation version of the Tamil novel "Ponniyin Selvan".
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