Tamilnadu Generation & Distribution Corporation proposes a seawater reverse osmosis-based desalination plant in dist. Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu.

April 13, 2015


Status: Planning Stage

Promoter: Tamilnadu Generation & Distribution Corporation

Project: Proposes a 10 MLD sea water reverse osmosis-based desalination plant

Location: Tuticorin Thermal Power Station, dist. Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu.

Project Details: According to MoEF sources, the project will be constructed to meet the raw water requirement of its existing 5×210 MW capacity Tuticorin Thermal Power Station. The raw water for the power station is obtained from Thamiraparani river, Coal from Bengal-Bihar coal mines by ship, and the cooling water from the Tuticorin harbour basin. At present the raw water requirement of TTPS is being met out from the water supply by Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board (TWAD) through 20 MGD scheme from Tamiraparani river basin. TWAD board has allotted 3.5 MGD i.e., 15.89 MLD of water from their source from Tamirabarani at Manjaneerkayal under 20 MGD scheme to TTPS. Now TTPS utilizes about 1.75 MGD of water for D.M. plant, other service purposes and township usage. An area of 30,400 sq.mtrs. is available in eastern side of cooling water pump house in between cooling water channel for unit 1,2 & 3 and northern compound wall. This area is sufficient for the proposed desalination plant.

It is proposed to draw sea water for this desalination plant from cooling water pump house-I. Water requirement for this desalination plant is about 1,250 cu.mtrs./hr. It is proposed to dispose the brines at outfall arrangements for unit I, II & III. About 90,000 cu.mtrs./hr of sea water is being let-out from unit I, II & III through the outfall structure. The brines disposal from this desalination plant is about 833.33 cu.mtrs./hr. It is proposed to convey the sea water from cooling water pump house-I to this desalination plant by buried pipe line. The brine disposal will also through buried pipe line of size 450mm outer dia HDPE pipe. For conveying raw water produced from this desalination plant to GLRs, it is proposed use 300mm dia MS ERW pipe.

Southern Railway is planning to reconstruct staff quarters in Tamil Nadu.

April 13, 2015

Real estate

Status: Planning Stage

Promoter: Southern Railway

Project: plans to reconstruct staff quarters in Tamil Nadu.

Project Details: Tenders have been invited for reconstruction of staff quarters type II-4 units, type III-3 units & type IV-1 unit in dist. Pudukkottai, type IV-1 unit in Karaikkudi, dist. Sivaganga, type II- 4 units in dist. Sivaganga and type IV-1 unit in Mandapam, dist. Chennai. The tender value is Rs. 14.228 million. Document sale ends on 13th April, 2015. The last date for submission of bids is 13th April, 2015. The completion period of the tender is 12 months.

National Highways Authority Of India is planning to improve/augment the Nagapattinam-Thanjavur section in Tamil Nadu.

April 13, 2015

Roads & Highways

Status: Planning Stage

Promoter: National Highways Authority Of India

Project: Plans to improve/augment the Nagapattinam-Thanjavur section in Tamil Nadu.

Project Details: Madhucon Projects has received the Letter of Award (LoA) for the project on 17th March, 2015. The project will involve improvement /augmentation of 2-laning with paved shoulders from Km 1.600 to Km 80.000 (existing chainage) (design chainage from Km 1.600 to Km 80.133) of the Nagapattinam-Thanjavur section of NH-67 under NHDP-III on EPC mode (total design length 78.533 Km) in Tamil Nadu on EPC basis.

Akshera Papers is planning an expansion of its kraft paper manufacturing project in Tamil Nadu.

February 19, 2015


Status: Planning Stage
Promoter: Akshera Papers
Project: Plans an expansion of its kraft paper manufacturing unit
Location: Village Puthupeerkadavu, dist. Erode, Tamil Nadu
Current Status: Pollution clearance has been received. The project is in planning stage.

Akshaya is planning to construct the ‘Youniverse’ township in dist Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu.

February 7, 2015

Real estate / housing

Status: Conceptual Stage
Promoter: Akshaya
Project: Plans to construct the ‘Youniverse’ township
Location: at Village Sembakkam, dist Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu on 154873.19 Sq.Mtrs of acquired land. Current Status: The project is waiting for approval from DTCP & Mamallapuram Local Planning Authority. Work will commence after receipt of approvals.

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Amex Alloys is implementing an alloy steel casting unit in dist. Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

December 15, 2014

Metallurgical Industries

Status:  Under Implementation

Promoter:  Amex Alloys

Project:  Setting of alloy steel casting unit

Capacity: 250 TPM

Location:  Kunnathur, dist. Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

Project Details:  The project cost is estimated to be Rs. 50 million. The project is coming up adjacent to the existing plant. Machinery has been ordered locally.

Current Status:  Civil work is in progress and the project is scheduled for completion in January 2015.

Today’s Health Care India is planning to open ‘Denty’s Dental Care’ clinics across India

November 12, 2014

Medical Centre

Today’s Health Care India is planning to open ‘Denty’s Dental Care’ clinics across India.

Status: Planning Stage

Promoter: Today’s Health Care India

Project: Plans to open 50 Nos. of ‘Denty’s Dental Care’ clinics

Location: Across India

Project Details: The clinics will offer cosmetic dentistry, including teeth whitening services, bonding and porcelain veneers, etc. The project is planned for completion by the end of 2015. The company also plans to add 5 clinics in Chennai by March 2015. Besides opening clinics in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, the company has plans to foray to Bangalore and Mumbai with the aim of pan India presence with 50 clinics.

Current Status: The Project is in planning stage.



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