Archive for the Civic Category

October 15, 2018

Archbishop Mathias Avenue community ups its drive to segregate waste

Archbishop Mathias Avenue community ups its drive to segregate waste

The Civic Exnora unit in Archbishop Mathias Avenue in the Boat Club Road area hosted a community meet on waste segregation on Saturday, Oct.13. The event was organised to further small waste segregation efforts in this R A Puram area. […]

October 11, 2018

Activists share tips on celebrating Navaratri in enviro-friendly ways

Mylapore-based civic activists who promote enviro-friendly acts by people and advise on recycling have been sharing tips┬áto keep in mind, while planning to celebrate a green Navaratri. R A Puram-based Ganga Sridhar of SWM – People Forum shared these tips […]

October 10, 2018

Civic mess in Nadu Street: Corporation workers address local problem

Chennai Corporation workers began cleaning up the civic mess that greets people at the entrance of Nadu Street, the street that runs east from East Mada Street. Machinery was employed to remove the debris and solid waste that was dumped […]

October 5, 2018

Premonsoon showers show up civic problems in some areas

Premonsoon showers show up civic problems in some areas

The steady premonsoon showers have been showing up civic problems in some areas of the Mylapore neighbourhood. Streets which do not have a good storm water drain system witness stagnation of rainwater. Also, with some private internet providers digging up […]

October 2, 2018

Andhra Bank’s R. A. Puram branch staff do a bit of clean-up

Andhra Bank's R. A. Puram branch staff do a bit of clean-up

Staff of Andhra Bank’s R. A. Puram branch conducted a Swachhta-hi Seva event on October 1 m owning. They reported early to their bank’s premises on Lazarus Church Road, Mandavelipakkam, got into Tees and swept the area around the bank […]

September 27, 2018

Expert says many apartments yet to construct rainwater harvesting system

Many apartment blocks and independent houses still do not have a rainwater harvesting system in place and are letting out rainwater on to the roads and streets, thus adding to the flooding problem in public spaces. This is the observation […]

September 26, 2018

Public meet held by Arappor Iyakkam on Sunday evening

Public meet held by Arappor Iyakkam on Sunday evening

More than 1000 people gathered at Mangollai at North Mada Street, Mylapore on Sunday, Sep 23 evening to participate in the public awareness meeting hosted by Arappor Iyakkam. D. Koil Raj, a volunteer, says, “Discussions were held on how to […]

September 18, 2018

100 tons of waste cleared from seashore after immersion of images of Vinayaka

100 tons of waste cleared from seashore after immersion of images of Vinayaka

Close to 100 tons of waste was carted away in lorries from the seashore of Foreshore Estate over four days since the immersion of the images of Sri Vinayaka began in this part of the city. This was the waste […]

September 17, 2018

Public awareness meeting: By Arappor Iyakkam on Sep 23

“Ennanga saar, unga sattam’, a public awareness meeting on eradicating corruption will be held on Sep 23 at Mangollai, Mylapore. Several issues including the need to eliminate corruption, what changes in laws are needed to reduce corruption and what responsible […]

September 6, 2018

Jeth Nagar residents aghast at crude pruning of avenue trees: local association initiated action

Jeth Nagar residents aghast at crude pruning of avenue trees: local association initiated action

Some members of the community in Jeth Nagar, a sprawling colony in Mandaveli are aghast over the crude pruning of at least 8 to 9 avenue trees that are growing along side the local street. And they are pointing fingers […]

September 3, 2018

Deadline extended: Residents can file property tax forms by Sep 16

The deadline to submit the property tax forms has been extended to Sep 16. The self declaration forms are available at all divisional and zonal offices. Details such as the nature of property, address and total exent of land has […]

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