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Aathupalayam dam opened for irrigation after 20 years


Transport Minister M. R. Vijayabaskar releasing water from Aathupalayam dam near K. Paramathi in Karur district on Sunday. | Photo Credit: handout

The Noyyal Aathupalayam dam, located at Karvazhi village near K. Paramathi in Karur district, was opened for irrigation on Sunday after 20 years. Transport Minister M. R. Vijayabaskar opened the gates by offering flowers in the presence of Collector T. Anbalagan, Public Works Department, Rural Development and Revenue officials and farmers.

The dam, which was inaugurated in 1992, was constructed to harness excess flood water flowing down from the Noyyal river and draining from the Lower Bhavani Project (LBP ...


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