Farmers are happy that water has been released for canal irrigation from the Anthiyur Varattuppallam dam.
The farmers demanded that water be opened for canal irrigation from the dam, near Anthiyur in Erode district.
Following this, District Collector Kathiravan ordered to open the dam for lands at Sankarapalayam, Ennamangalam and Anthiyur.
Accordingly, Bhavani PWD Assistant Secretary today released the water from the Dam.
This water is opened in a total of three canals, at the rate of four days, in 4 rounds, for 66 days.
Varattuppallam dam ryots association Chairman Nagaraja Secretary Subramanian and many farmers were present at the event