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Documentation of local use of micro watersheds: Thamirabarani River Basin in Tirunelveli district Overview: Field assessments of the candidate site at the Yerpedu, Chittor district have indicated that the landscape is indeed rich in its flora and fauna.
Also supported by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, this study spread over three years, assessed the distribution and the richness of birds species in habitats of the Eastern Ghats of Tamil Nadu.
This particular study resulted in about 8, observations of species of birds covering nine districts of northern Tamilnadu: Birds were counted in the morning and evening in order to identify both the crepuscular and nocturnal birds.
Out of these, about 40 species were identified as a common species of birds, the red-vented bulbul topping the list at observations, followed by observations of the red-whiskered bulbul.
Types of habitats found in majority in this region included dense deciduous and semi-evergreen forests, open thorn forests, riparian forests, plantations, rocky hillocks with scrub and wetlands.
Developing a comprehensive Management Plan for conservation of Pallikaranai marshland Duration: This project aimed at maintaining the protection, restoration, and conservation of the Pallikaranai marshaland.
It also looked at the development of a comprehensive management plan, based on the notion of the Adaptive Management, a flexible, inclusive and knowledge-based approach.
This plan gives equal consideration to both people and nature, reconciling both conservation and development goals. Keeping the anthropogenic degradation of the Pallikaranai marshland in mind, goals relating to habitat improvement must be addressed in a block of five years. Quarterly reviews of progress should be undertaken for mid-course correction.
There should also be benchmarks to monitor accomplishments.
This project revealed that the Rettai Eri North, Korattur wetland and the Ambattur wetlands have been compromised, by the lack of a buffer system. Ambattur faces the most amount of contamination, when it comes to metal pollution; Rettai eri and Korattur follow respectively.
To eradicate such issues, de-stilting, dredging and sediment flushing have been suggested. We can also focus on maintaining the feeder channels and installing the water level monitors.
Other recommendations include minimizing groundwater depletion, reducing ecological risks, and restoring wetland areas under invasive alien species of plants. The wetland area could also be promoted as a nature reserve and public space, along with creating thematic green spaces.
This project involved mapping out the environmental profile of the Srirangam town. It also sought to identify the environmental pollution hotspots and prepare a plan to carry out restoration programs that were previously damaged by activities such as rehabilitation and mitigation measures.
Guidelines were also recommended for land use planning compatible with the environment. From this project, recommendations were made to build the city on the basis of what stakeholders such as the temple administration, state line departments, residents, pilgrims, service providers, have to say.
This can be achieved when a massive awareness and capacity building program is launched and sustained in the city. The program also needed to effectively depict the link between a clean environment and the sacred.
The need to evolve the city of Srirangam as a green city has been highlighted. Factors of this include tamper proofing garbage bins, placing digital boards on environmental hygiene, and using CCTV cameras for backstopping.
These were the following objectives for this project: To enumerate selected classes of plants and animals in around the proposed new campus To assess the habitat use by these species and identify habitats of greater conservation value To identify critical habitats that need to be maintained in order not to lose the biodiversity of the natural landscape on campus To identify species of animals that will be the flagships in long-term ecological management Title: Michelin India Tamil Nadu Pvt.
The objectives of the project included: This project looked at developing a management and action plan based on primary and secondary studies. The aim was to develop a wetland action plan strengthening the Bird Sanctuary and enabling key stakeholders to engage in it.
The management plan included recommendations like identification of flagship species, water and wetland area management, biodiversity and habitat management, invasive species control and monitoring, management of wetland as public space through local community participation, etc.
This study was to address the issue of water availability and identify water stressed areas. Objectives of the project included: To develop a water management strategy and action plan To improve water retention capacity within seasonal or ephemeral bodies To create permanent water holes To manage and utilize the runoff water purposefully To protect the water resources originating in the watershed To enhance groundwater recharge To extend the availability of water through appropriate interventions.
Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund Overview: This project was drawn out in an effort to build the capabilities of decentralized democratic institutions. Through a process of participatory assessments, training and capacity building and joint development of the Micro Plan, Panchayats and local communities were engaged for the conservation of River Moyar.
At least three out of the five Panchayats located along the river course had accomplished this.S. Subramanian () in the article “Empowerment of Women through SHGs in Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu-A SWOT Analysis” has identified strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats by conducting SWOT analysis of SHGs.
profile on the satisfaction. Primary data was collected from the teachers of the schools in Tirunelveli district. Stratified random sampling is used for this study. 8. COASTAL AREA MANAGEMENT COASTAL ZONE PROFILE Population Density, Agro-climatic Zones and Land Use power station under construction in Kudankulam in the Tirunelveli district of the southern part of Tamil Nadu.
It is an Inter-Governmental Agreement between India. AIMS Research, Chennai – Directorate of Environment, GTN. Environment Profile for Tirunelveli District Chapter 1 The Context The Department of Environment (DoE) is the nodal department for dealing with environmental management of the State.
View of Manimuthar Dam in Tirunelveli District Located between elevations ranging from 1, to 1, metres (3, to 4, ft), the Manjolai area is set deep within the Western Ghats within the Kalakad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve in the Tirunelveli District.
Tamil Nadu Profile. For Later. save. Related. Info. Embed. Share. Dr R. Selvaraj IAS District Collector Collectorate, Tirunelveli - Phone: (O) , (R) Fax: E-Mail: [email protected] TAMIL NADU DISTRICT LIST Minister for Environment Thiru N Subramanian Minister for AdiDravidar and Tribal.