Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Current Affairs, GK & News

Nagapattinam to be bifurcated to create ‘Mayiladuthurai’ district

The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu recently announced the creation of a new district ‘Mayiladuthurai’, for administrative convenience, by bifurcating Nagapattinam district. This is the 38th district of the state. Nagapattinam district is in the Cauvery delta region of Tamil Nadu. Last year, the government announced five new districts. Amid coronavirus pandemic, the Chief Minister ..

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Tamil Nadu CM proposes schemes to attract investments

The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu has proposed two schemes including ₹148 crore project of Electric vehicle park and ₹500 crore project of Data centre park. The projects are aimed at attracting new investments into Tamil Nadu. As per his announcement in the Assembly, the electric vehicle park will be set up at Manalur SIPCOT ..

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TN Assembly to celebrate Jayalalithaa’s birth anniversary as Women and Children Protection Day

The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Edappadi Palaniswami recently announced in the state assembly that Tamil Nadu will celebrate the birth anniversary of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa (February 24) as the Women and Children Protection Day. He also announced several welfare schemes for Muslims of the state, including doubling the pension of Muslim scholars (Ulemas) ..

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Cauvery Delta of Tamil Nadu declared Protected Agricultural Zone

On February 10, 2020, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu announced that Cauvery Delta is to be declared as Protected Special Agricultural Zone. In 2019, the Central Government had awarded the oil and gas exploration projects in the Cauvery basin. This invoked large protests amid water crisis in the state. Extraction of hydro carbon requires excess ..

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Ford inaugurates technology and innovation centre in Chennai

Leading car-maker Ford recently inaugurated its technology and innovation centre in the southern Indian city, Chennai. The Centre was inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Edapadi K Palaniswami along with the President and MD of Ford India. The centre spanning over 15,000 sq. ft, is located at the Global Technology and Business Centre ..

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