State of Tamil Nadu Current Affairs, GK & News

Tamil Nadu State New Policy for Women 2021

State of Tamil Nadu has released its “New Policy for Women 2021” on December 29, 2021. This policy will be implemented for more than five years. Key Provisions of the new policy New policy provides for martial arts training for school and college girls. It talks about 50 more person-days for all single-headed household and ..

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TN: SPV to manage Nature conservation missions

Tamil Nadu government, in a big leap towards climate action, has set up the first setting up the first ever Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to manage natural conservation missions in the state. Key Points The special purpose vehicle is being dubbed as “Tamil Nadu Green Climate Company”. The company will professionally manage three critical natural ..

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Mahakavi Day: Tamil Nadu to observe on Subramania Bharati’s death anniversary

Tamil Nadu government has decided to commemorate the death anniversary of Subramania Bharathi, a firebrand poet & freedom fighter, as Mahakavi Day. Highlights Death anniversary of Subramania Bharati is on September 11. Year 2021 will mark the 100th death anniversary of the poet. His works ignited patriotism and left indelible mark on Tamil literature. To ..

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Tamil Nadu to set up India’s first Dugong Conservation Reserve

Government of Tamil Nadu recently announced its plan to set up India’s first Dugong Conservation Reserve in the Palk Bay on the southeast coast. Highlights Dugong or sea cow is an endangered marine mammal. It is facing extinction because of habitat loss, sea pollution, and loss of seagrass. Dugong is found in Gulf of Mannar ..

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Tamil Nadu presents Separate Budget for Agriculture

Tamil Nadu legislative assembly presented a separate budget for Agriculture for the first time in the history of the assembly. Budget was presented by Tamil Nadu Minister for Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare. MRK Pannerselvam on August 13, 2021. Highlights Minister dedicated the budget to farmers who are protesting at New Delhi against the three farm ..

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Tamil Nadu -First state to cut petrol price by Rs. 3/litre

Tamil Nadu has become the first state in India to cut the petrol price in fiscal year 2021-22 by Rs 3/litre, providing a major relief to consumers. Key Points Price cut was announced by State Finance Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan during his budget speech on August 13 and it came into effect from August 14. It ..

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