Tamil Nadu Chennai Highlights: CM launches Rs 196 crore scheme for healthcare staff; TN celebrates Diwali


Academics welcome college students arriving to attend lessons at a college, in Chennai, Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. (PTI Picture/R Senthil Kumar)

The India Meteorological Division has predicted heavy-to-very heavy rainfall in components of Tamil Nadu for the following 5 days. Whereas capital Chennai will expertise cloudy skies for the following 48 hours. The climate company has predicted thunderstorms with reasonable rainfall in some areas in Chennai and the utmost and minimal temperatures within the metropolis will probably be round 30˚C and 25˚C, respectively.

The division stated yesterday’s low-pressure space over Comorin and adjoining north Sri Lanka coast now lies over Comorin and its neighbourhood with the related cyclonic circulation extending as much as 3.1 km above the imply sea stage. It’s more likely to transfer northwest and grow to be extra marked throughout the subsequent 48 hours. The IMD has suggested fishermen to not enterprise into the ocean in the meanwhile.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Monday inaugurated flyovers at Velachery and Koyambedu that are anticipated to ease visitors bottlenecks in Chennai throughout this Diwali season and past.

The 980-metre lengthy Koyambedu flyover on Jawaharlal Nehru Salai has been constructed at a value of Rs 93.5 crore. The development work of the flyover started in 2015 however as a result of varied elements, together with the heavy visitors circulate alongside the arterial street, its completion bought delayed. The officers hope that not less than 70 per cent of the vehicular visitors would now shift to the flyover. Commuters within the areas round Vadapalani, Chinmaya Nagar, Virugambakkam, MMDA Colony, Anna Nagar can be benefitted.

In a bid to make sure that Tamil Nadu turns into the primary state within the nation to vaccinate 100 per cent of its inhabitants with the primary dose by the top of November, the state well being division has now deployed medical groups to manage Covid-19 vaccines in all villages throughout the state.

The workforce comprising a health care provider, nurse and healthcare personnel will go to the villages beginning Tuesday. District officers will help the workforce in ensuring that the eligible inhabitants is inoculated.

Well being Minister Ma Subramanian stated there are round 12,525 panchayats in Tamil Nadu and every has about six to seven hamlet villages round itself. About 80,000 villages are set to be coated underneath the initiative.


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