AWARD FOR BEST MAINTAINED DAM
Hon'ble Chief Minister, in order to give a fillip for maintaining the dams in good condition, has instituted an award for the "Best Maintained Dam". This award is being given every year for the selected dam.
The Hon'ble Chief Minister ordered that a cash incentive of Rs.10,000/- awarded from the level of Assistant Engineer to the level of Executive Engineer, Certificate and Shield for Superintending Engineers and Chief Engineers for the Best Dam Maintenance in that year.
For the year 2011 - 12, Vaigai Dam was selected as the best maintained dam.
For the year 2012 - 13, Periyar Dam (Mullai Periyar) was selected as the best maintained dam.
For the year 2013 - 14, the Parambikulam group of Dams (Parambikulam dam, Thunacadavu and Peruvaripallam) was selected as the best maintained dam.