Government of Tamil Nadu: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

AMHUB: India’s first advanced manufacturing hub

The World Economic Forum and Guidance will jointly establish AMHUB in the state of Tamil Nadu. AMHUB is Advanced Manufacturing hub and is first of its kind in the country. Guidance is the nodal investment promotion agency of the state of Tamil Nadu. Highlights AMHUB will help the state in the sectors of solar energy, ..

India-World Bank sign Agreements to provide affordable housing

On June 29, 2020, India and World Bank signed agreements worth 250 million USD to promote private sector to develop affordable housing in Tamil Nadu. Highlights The affordable housing is to be constructed in the state of Tamil Nadu. The funds are to be provided through the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development of the ..

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 ..

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 ..

Tamil Nadu sanitary personnel to be called ‘cleanliness workers’

The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu K Palaniswami announced in the Assembly that 64,583 sanitary personnel employed by urban and rural civic bodies in the State shall be called ‘cleanliness workers’. This announcement was made to honour their work in maintaining public health. The state government is already implementing several welfare measures for the workers ..