FORD FOUNDATION BOOK RELEASE

Ford Foundation, New Delhi has come forward to assist this department in the Documentation and Publication of Groundwater data in the form of bulletins and booklets for dissemination in Tamil Nadu State. Utilising their assistance, the booklet on “Groundwater Resources of Tamil Nadu -  Present status of Development” was published and released by the Honourable Minister for Public Works Department, Government of Tamilnadu in June – 1994. Subsequently the first Districtwise Groundwater Bulletin on “Groundwater Perspectives – A Profile of Madurai District” was published in September 1995. The other Districtwise Groundwater Bulletins published are Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Dindigul, Cuddalore, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallore, Salem, Namakkal, Trichy, Pudukottai, Erode, Villupuram, Tirunelveli, Ramanthapuram  Coimbatore, Dharmapuri, Thoothukudi, Karur, Sivagangai, Perambalur, Virudunagar,  Kanyakumari, Theni, Nilgiris, Chennai and Madurai(2005) Districts.  

1. On 31.03.2005 "Groundwater Atlas" was released  by the Former Chief Engineer (Groundwater).  Engineer-in-Chief, Chief Engineer A.Sangili Madurai Region were present. 2.) On 12.02.2005 "Groundwater Perspective A profile of Virudhunagar" And "Groundwater Perspective A profile of Kanniyakumari" were released. 

11.03.2005 "Groundwater Perspective A profile of Nilgirs was released by Dr.Thillai Govindarajan, Deputy Director (Geology) (Retd.) and Received by Thiru Kotteswaran, Joint Director (Geology) (Retd.).

 

Cost of  Districtwise Ground Water Bulletins published by the Chief Engineer, (State Ground & Surface Water Resources Data Centre)

S.No.

Name of Publication

Year of publication

Cost of publication/ each

1.

Groundwater resources of Tamil Nadu - Present status & development

June 1994

Rs.350/-

2.

Groundwater resources of Tamil Nadu - Present status & development

July 2002

Rs.550/-

 

Groundwater Perspectives -A Profile of

 

 

3.

Madurai District[

Sept 1995

350/- 

4.

Vellore District

Nov. 1998

350/- 

5.

Tiruvannamalai District

July 1999

700/- 

6.

Dindigul District

Jan. 2000

700/- 

7.

Cuddalore District

May 2000

700/- 

8.

Kancheepuram District

June 2000

700/- 

9.

Tiruvallur District

Sept.2000

700/-

10.

Salem District

Dec.2000

750/- 

11.

Namakkal District

April 2001

700/- 

12.

Trichy District

Oct.2001

750/- 

13.

Pudukottai District

April 2002

800/- 

14.

Erode District

April 2002

900/- 

15.

Villupuram District

June 2002

850/- 

16.

Tirunelveli District

July 2002

950/- 

16.

Ramnad District

 Oct.2002

1000/- 

18.

Coimbatore District

Oct.2003

950/- 

19.

Dharmapuri District

 Dec. 2004

900/- 

20.

Thoothukudi District

Jan.2005

850/- 

21.

Sivagangai District

Jan.2005

950/- 

22.

Perambalur District

Jan.2005

750/- 

23.

Karur District

Jan.2005

650/- 

24.

Virudunagar

Feb.2005

900/- 

25.

Kanyakumari

Feb.2005

850/- 

26.

Nilgiris

March 2005

950/- 

27.

Chennai

March 2005

900/- 

28.

Madurai 2005

March 2005

  

29.

Theni

March 2005

  

30.

Ground Water Atlas for Tamil Nadu

March 2005

360/- 

 

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