Rs 50 cr released for intra-river link

V Krithiga Tirunelveli ANOTHER intra-river linking project in the State is expected to take off shortly as the State Government has released Rs 50 crore for the first phase of the project. The project involves linking the Tamirabarani, Nambiyar and Karumaeniyar rivers in Tirunelveli district to divert floodwater to the rain deficient districts of Radhapuram, Nanguneri and Sattankulam taluks. Making the announcement here on Friday , District Collector (in charge), G Srinivasan, said a Government Order to this effect was issued in the last week of June.