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Jayalalithaa chaired a meeting on constructing Green House for Weavers


Published By: The Hindu | 29th Augest The Tamil Nadu Government has decided to construct larger houses for weavers under the State-sponsored Green House Scheme. According to an official press release, handloom weavers will get houses of 365 sq ft instead of the conventional 300 sq ft provided to beneficiaries under the scheme. The additional space is to enable weavers ... Read More »

Jayalalithaa slams centre for ‘muted response’ on fishermen issue


Published By: Economic Times | 28th Aug 2013 CHENNAI: Slamming the Centre for remaining a “mute spectator” on the frequent arrests of Indianfishermen by Sri Lankan Navy, TamilNadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Thursday said there was no concerted action on securing their release. In her letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Jayalalithaa sought his immediate intervention through diplomatic channels to secure the release of all fishermen from ... Read More »

Jayalalithaa’s Amma Canteen super hit in chennai


Published By: India Today | 27th Aug 2013 “Soooper,” Harikrishan exclaims. This typically Chennai expression of delight is meant to convey a superlative for ‘Superb’. The autorickshaw driver was using it to describe how good he feels after a hearty, and affordable, breakfast at Amma Unavagam (Amma eateries or canteens). At a time when the UPA 2 government has finally ... Read More »

Sanction of funds for the development of forests – Jaya

Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa announced a Rs 2.81 Cr drinking water scheme for wild animals covering four major tiger reserves and forest areas in the state. The measure was proposed in view of the animals straying into public places in search of water during dry spells, thus causing damage to human habitats, an official release said. Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has sanctioned Rs ... Read More »

ADMK will vote against food security bill: Jayalalithaa


Published By: NY Daily News | 25th Aug 2013 TN Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday said AIADMK would vote against the food security bill if all the changes suggested by her were not incorporated. In a statement issued here, Jayalalithaa, also general secretary of her party All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), said: “The bill that will be moved ... Read More »

New fares for Chennai autorickshaws announced – J Jayalalithaa


Published By : The Hindu | 25th Aug, 2013 Chennaites will no longer have to pay Rs.50 for travelling two kilometres in an autorickshaw or haggle with the autorickshaw driver over fares anymore. The State government on Sunday announced Rs. 25 as the fare for the first 1.8 kilometres and Rs. 12 for every kilometre there on. The new fares ... Read More »

Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa inaugurates National Law College in her native constituency Srirangam

National Law College in Srirangam via video conference from the Chennai Secretariat

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa  inaugurated the Rs.100 Crore  National Law College in Srirangam via video conference from the Chennai Secretariat at her native constituency Srirangam, Tiruchirappalli in the presence of Hon’ble Justice Rajesh Kumar Agrawal, Madras High court Her cabinet had decided to set it up in Tiruchirappalli district in 07/07/2011. The Madras High Court Chief Justice will be the Chancellor and Law ... Read More »

Jayalalithaa sanctioned Rs.8.09 crore for infrastructure development of Sports


Published By: By Express News Service | CHENNAI, 22nd August 2013 Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa sanctioned Rs.8.09 crore for infrastructure development of Sports for conducting the ‘State Games for Chief Minister’s Trophy’ every year, along the lines of the National Games. The top three winners would be given cash prizes of Rs1 lakh, Rs 75,000 and Rs 50,000, respectively. Besides, separate gyms ... Read More »

Chennai to be medical capital of India: J Jayalalithaa

Honble CM participated as Chief Guest in the Silver Jubilee Convocation of the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University

Published By : NDTV | 21st August 2013 Chennai: Outlining her government’s various initiatives in the health sector, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today indicated that conversion of the New Assembly complex into a multi-speciality hospital will result in Chennai becoming the “Health Capital of India.” In her address at the silver jubilee convocation of Dr MGR Medical University, she ... Read More »

Mobile Amma canteens will make an appearance in the city soon


Published By: The Hindu | Chennai, 21st August 2013 Mobile Amma canteens will make an appearance in the city soon and will be seen whizzing past congested stretches. Following the inability of the Chennai Corporation to find enough plots or vacant space in buildings for commissioning additional Amma canteens, the civic body has asked councillors to use ward development funds ... Read More »

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