The Ramanathapuram division of the Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services Department, which has jurisdiction over Ramanathapuram and Sivaganga districts, has been bifurcated with the creation of a new division headquartered at Sivaganga. According to a release, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa ordered the creation of the division, which will have jurisdiction over Sivaganga, Tirupattur, Singampuneri, Manamadurai, Karaikudi and Devakottai fire stations. The move would entail annual recurring expenses of Rs.34.32 lakh. — Special Correspondent

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