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Karur Vysya Bank launches “Enkasu” pre-paid card

Tamil Nadu-based Karur Vysya Bank has launched a pre-paid card called ‘Enkasu’, which can be used both online and offline, in Karur district of the state. The card aims to reduce the usage of cash in the district of Karur. The cardholder can make tap & go payments for all small purchases to merchants for ..

Tamil Nadu government launches Tamil Nadu Health System Reform Programme

The State government of Tamil Nadu launched the $410 million Tamil Nadu Health System Reform Programme (TNHSRP). The programme aims at upgrading the quality of healthcare and filling gaps in reproductive and child health services. The total project cost of the TNHSRP programme is $410 million (₹2,857 crore), out of which ₹2,000 crore is to ..

‘International Conference on Banana’ held in Tamil Nadu

A four-day ‘International Conference on Banana’ was recently organised by the National Research Centre for Banana (NRCB), an institution under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), in association with Bioversity International, during 22-25 February, 2020. The Conference is organised at Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu on the theme of ‘Innovations in sustainable production and value chain ..

Training Course on ‘Vessel Search Technique’ organised in Chennai

The Mobile Training Team of the Australian Border Force conducted the training course on ‘Vessel Search Technique’ for the personnel of Indian Coast Guard, Customs and Coastal Security Group members of the Tamil Nadu Police. Indian Coast Guard organised this training course at the capital of Tamil Nadu, Chennai, along with the Border Force of ..

India to host 15th EAS conference in Chennai

The 15th East Asia Summit conference of the year 2020 is set to be organised by India, in the southern city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The conference will mainly focus on co-operation in maritime security and challenges in maritime domain. During the 14th East Asia Summit (EAS) in Bangkok in November 2019, the Indian Prime ..

Dr.N Kumar conferred with Harit Ratna Award 2019

The Vice-chancellor of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Professor. Dr. N Kumar has been conferred ‘Harit Ratna Award 2019’ by the All India Agricultural Students Association. The award was presented during the 5th National Youth Convention at Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, which was conducted in Raipur, Chhattisgarh on January 20, 2020. He has been selected ..

Maharashtra topped in LEED-Certified Space in GBCI Report

The Washington, D.C based leading certification agency that provides third part credentialing and verification for rating systems related to the built environment, Green Business Certification Inc (GBCI). released the list of India’s top 10 States for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) on Tuesday, 21st January 2020. The report was published by the Indian ..

Water Efficiency Report: Gujarat Topped

As a part of the mid-term review of the Central and the State government departments by the Jal Shakti Ministry, Gujarat has been ranked first in meeting the efficiency targets, to provide piped drinking water connection to every household in next 5 years. In 2018 ranking, Gujarat was ranked 7th, while Telangana topped the ranking. ..