Archive for the Civic Category

March 6, 2021

Do It Yourself drip-watering kit for home gardeners: demo in R. A. Puram

Do It Yourself drip-watering kit for home gardeners: demo in R. A. Puram

You have a garden. And you wouldn’t mind getting resources that makes gardening easy. This summer, watering the plants will be a challenge, right? Now here is a solution that has been demonstrated to a R. A. Puram community. A […]

March 5, 2021

Vaccination process at health centres of civic body comes for praise

The vaccination service at the Urban health Centres run by Chennai Corporation are coming in for much praise from residents who have got the jab here. Many have been posting pictures and comments of their experiences here. Balasubramaniam, a community […]

February 27, 2021

Infinity Park in San Thome reopens; less abled children for who it is designed are happy

The Infinity Park in San Thome has recently opened after the lockdown. Since it was used as a Covid management centre by GCC, there was restricted access inside. But now that it is open, children, both disabled and not, finally have […]

February 26, 2021

Aadhar Card camp at MLA offfice

Aadhar Card camp is on today, Friday, till 5 pm and on Saturday – 7am to 7 pm. at the Mylapore MLA’s office. Apply to make corrections or for new cards. Documents are required to support your application. The Mylapore […]

February 26, 2021

Some monkeys who bothered Alwarpet residents trapped

Some monkeys who bothered Alwarpet residents trapped

Monkeys who had a free run of the Abiramapuram / Alwarpet zone for some days now were trapped by a team of the Chennai division of the Forest Department. Five monkeys had been enjoying themselves in the trees and sometimes, […]

February 23, 2021

Monkeys on the rampage in Alwarpet. Residents await help.

Monkeys on the rampage in Alwarpet. Residents await help.

For over a month, a pack of about five monkeys have been on the rampage in Alwarpet, say residents who have spotted the animals. One of them has complained to the local Forest Department office based in Velachery but it […]

February 22, 2021

800 kgs of e-waste carted away from camp in R. A. Puram

800 kgs of e-waste carted away from camp in R. A. Puram

The e-waste camp held under the banner of R K Nagara community association was a “big success’ if you go by one head of this community. 800 kilos of waste was carted away by a private recycling agency last Sunday, […]

February 22, 2021

Rotary Club and Thuvakkam to develop Miyawaki forest in R. A.Puram campus

Rotary Club and Thuvakkam to develop Miyawaki forest in R. A.Puram campus

A small, 1000 sq ft, area inside the Anna Institute of Management will soon be a green space filled with medicinal plants and trees. It is a Miyawaki Forest – a small area with a dense growth of plants, planned […]

February 21, 2021

Huge mounds of leaf waste in Nageswara Rao Park; better recycling possible?

Huge mounds of leaf waste in Nageswara Rao Park; better recycling possible?

How do you process huge mounds of leaf waste that collects Nageswara Rao Park in Luz? For now, the workers here dump the baskets of waste they clear into two or three dug-up craters, hoping it will eventually create some […]

February 19, 2021

MLA takes a look at re-designed Kalvi Varu St.; 70% work over

MLA takes a look at re-designed Kalvi Varu St.; 70% work over

Mylapore MLA today inspected the works going on on Kalvi Varu Street that runs alongside the Buckingham Canal, Mylapore ( behind the Vidya Mandir campus’ east side). Nataraj has taken keen interest in this project since the GCC approved it […]

February 17, 2021

E-waste collection camp in R. K. Nagar this Sunday

E-waste collection camp in R. K. Nagar this Sunday

Want to junk your conked out computer or dead handphone? Well, there is a e-waste collection camp being held at R. K. Nagar in R. A. Puram on Feb. 21, 8 am to 1 pm. Hosted by the R K […]

February 16, 2021

Calling residents of Kalvi Varu St. to get involved

Calling residents of Kalvi Varu St. to get involved

Are you a resident of Kalvi Varu Street? Here is an opportunity to play a small role in taking ownership of the street that is under redesign and renovation. For some weeks now, the street, a buzzing one that links […]

February 15, 2021

MTC restarts issue of free tickets for seniors. At Mandaveli terminus.

MTC restarts issue of free tickets for seniors. At Mandaveli terminus.

If you are a senior citizen who has made the best of the free bus tickets that MTC offers then this is for you. MTC has restarted its offer from this morning after a long break due to the pandemic. […]

February 15, 2021

Chitrakulam steps need attention

The teppam of Adi Kesava Perumla Temple in Mylapore enters its fifth and final day today. It has been a quiet, near celebration. And yet, few people seem too involved in the state of the Chitrakulam where all the action […]

February 13, 2021

Aadhar Card special camp at Mylapore Post Office today

Mylapore Post Office is holding a special Aadhar Card camp in its premises on Feb.13, through the day. You can apply for a new card ( even for your kid) or for corrections in the card you have. A  half-day camp […]

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