Archive for the Civic Category

November 26, 2020

Police discourage people from venturing into Marina

Police discourage people from venturing into Marina

As Marina continues to witness high waves and strong winds due to the after-effects of cyclone, policemen are discouraging people from venturing here. They have barricaded Loop Road (near lighthouse side) to restrict public movement at the beach. Said a […]

November 26, 2020

Cyclone impact was less in the neighborhood, say Mylaporeans

Cyclone impact was less in the neighborhood, say Mylaporeans

Due to cyclone ‘Nivar’ that made landfall near Puducherry, the neighbourhood witnessed heavy rains and strong winds on Wednesday. However, residents point out that the damage caused by the cyclone is less. Abhiramapuram resident Sridhar Venkataraman reports that tree fall […]

November 25, 2020

Cyclonic weather: Mylaporeans appreciate work of state staff

Cyclonic weather: Mylaporeans appreciate work of state staff

State officials and their staff are coming for a great deal of appreciation for working in challenging situations they have to deal with in Mylapore during the cyclonic weather since last morning. Today, the day has been difficult for all […]

November 25, 2020

Cyclonic weather: Mylaporeans report from their colonies

Cyclonic weather: Mylaporeans report from their colonies

Due to the intermittent rains that have been pouring in Mylapore since yesterday, some neighbourhood streets are flooded. Tree fall has also been reported at a few places. At Abhiramapuram First Street, resident Giridharan Kesavan, says that there is ankle […]

November 25, 2020

Cyclone-time helpline for civic issues

Now, you can directly contact Chennai Corporation to lodge complaints regarding civic issues caused due to the cyclone, that is expected to make landfall in TN today. The Corporation’s emergency helpline numbersĀ are 25384530, 25384540 Alternatively, one can also contact it’s […]

November 24, 2020

Rainwater stagnates in some areas, runs off in others

Rainwater stagnates in some areas, runs off in others

So what impact has the steady on-now, off- now rain of Tuesday had on the Mylapore neighbourhood? First. The streets where the drainage is poor remain flooded for at least 3 to 4 hours and the rainwater drains off only […]

November 24, 2020

Here is how Urbaser’s battery operated vehicles are charged everyday

Here is how Urbaser's battery operated vehicles are charged everyday

To facilitate charging of Urbaser Sumeet’s battery-operated vehicles (BOVs), Chennai Corporation has built BOV charging stations at different parts of the neighbourhood. While one is at Kamarajar Salai, R. A. Puram near the Corporation’s Ward 173 unit office, another one […]

November 23, 2020

With new garbage clearance system in place, roaming cattle hardly find stuff to munch on

With new garbage clearance system in place, roaming cattle hardly find stuff to munch on

The new garbage collection system has been in place for a week now. Residents of Mylapore are now slowly getting used to this facility and the garbage at street corners have been reducing with home to home collection of the […]

November 22, 2020

Boozing on pavement of P. S. Sivaswami Salai irks residents

Boozing on pavement of P. S. Sivaswami Salai irks residents

Residents living on the section of P. S. Sivaswami Salai that runs from the roundabout outside Ramakrishna Mission Students Home to Royapettah High Road say that the pavement corners are used by people to drink liquor at night. They say […]

November 19, 2020

As huge mounds of waste gets washed up on Srinivasapuram shores, city officials oversee its removal

As huge mounds of waste gets washed up on Srinivasapuram shores, city officials oversee its removal

A huge amount of waste gets washed up on the sandy shores on the south and east end of Srinivasapuram at the far end of the Pattinapakkam area. The waste consists of glass, plastic, board and cloth besides oily muck […]

November 18, 2020

Waste keeps generating even after we make multiple rounds of garbage collection, says official attached to Urbaser

“Waste keeps generating even after we make multiple rounds of garbage collection,” says a senior official attached to Urbaser Sumeet, the private agency that handles garbage collection in the neighbourhood. The agency took over conservancy operations in Mylapore on Nov. […]

November 12, 2020

San Thome High Road continues to hold sheets of water during steady rain

San Thome High Road continues to hold sheets of water during steady rain

There are a few roads and streets in the Mylapore zone which hold sheets of water when it rains steadily and it takes some time for this water to drain off. One such place is a section of San Thome […]

November 12, 2020

Urbaser uses traditional artforms to spread awareness on source segregation

Urbaser uses traditional artforms to spread awareness on source segregation

On Nov. 10, Urbaser Sumeet, the private agency appointed by Chennai Corporation began conservancy operations in the entire Mylapore neighbourhood. As source segregation is its main focus, the agency is now holding awareness campaigns to promote the same. On the […]

November 11, 2020

In Abiramapuram, many residents continue to dump garbage at street corners despite advice to hand it to Urbaser staff

In Abiramapuram, many residents continue to dump garbage at street corners despite advice to hand it to Urbaser staff

The transition of garbage clearing operations from the old agency, Ramky to the new which is Urbaser Sumeet is taking time to be understood by many Abiramapuram residents. At the junction of Abiramapuram 4th Street and Sundararajan Street the garbage […]

November 10, 2020

New agency begins garbage clearance operations today

New agency begins garbage clearance operations today

Urbaser Sumeet is all set to roll out its garbage clearing operations across the Mylapore zone today. The dozens of e-autos which will pick up waste door to door in all the colonies of this vast area were checked and […]

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