Srirangam Current Affairs, GK & News

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple won UNESCO Asia Pacific Award of Merit 2017

Tamil Nadu’s historic Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangam has won the UNESCO Asia Pacific Award of Merit 2017 for cultural heritage conservation. The main reasons for the temple to won the UN award are as follows: Use of traditional methods in renovating its structures and re-establishment of rainwater harvesting and historic drainage system, and to ..


Tropical Butterfly Conservatory to come up in TN

A Tropical Butterfly conservatory would be set up in Srirangam, Tamil Nadu at a cost of Rs 8.61 crore. The conservatory is being established to protect butterfly species and creating awareness among public the importance of butterfly in maintaining ecological balance and biodiversity. The conservatory would come up at Upper Anicut Reserve forest and preliminary ..