Water level

MADURAI: The water level in the Periyar dam stood at 111.30 feet (136 feet) with an inflow of 2 cusecs and a discharge of 242 cusecs. The level in the Vaigai dam was 27.89 feet (71 feet) with an inflow of 110 cusecs and a discharge of 41 cusecs. The combined Periyar credit stood at 1,058 mcft.

Flight grounded

The Indian (Airlines) flight bound for Chennai was grounded at the Madurai airport following a technical snag on Wednesday. Airport sources said that the flight with 85 passengers was to depart for Chennai at 1.40 p.m. However, the service had to be cancelled following the snag.

Awareness camp

An environmental and legal awareness camp was organised for the benefit of villagers at Kulamangalam here on Friday.

According to a press release, the camp was jointly organised by Peace Trust, Arpaneam Trust and Madurai District Legal Services Committee.

The Arpaneam Trust managing trustee, A. Murugesan, and W. Sadasivam, secretary of Madurai District Legal Services Committee, spoke.


The Tamil Nadu Elementary Education Officers' Association has urged the Government to consider the members for the post of District Education Officer. At its State executive committee meeting here recently, it urged the Government to fix the scale of pay equivalent to that of high school headmaster for 833 assistant and additional elementary education officers.