Report on the restoration of Palkeni Kulam water body in Pallavaram, Tamil Nadu, 11/01/2021

  • 11/01/2021

Report filed by the Joint Committee constituted on the NGT order of December 10, 2019 regarding restoration of a waterbody Palkeni Kulam, Pallavaram, Tamil Nadu dated 11/01/2021.

In a meeting of the Committee it was decided that the Tahsildar, Pallavaram would remove the encroachments around the waterbody and take steps to allot alternative accommodations for the 111 encroachers in the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board tenements in Padappai.

Deepening and desilting work of Palkeni Kulam has been completed. Inlet and outlet channels have been identified and restored. All sewage outflows into the area of the Palkenikulam have been identified and all of them have been blocked and the houses have been given connections to the underground drainage system.