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December 5, 2019

Compost yard to recycle waste set up alongside Mandaveli MRTS station

Compost yard to recycle waste set up alongside Mandaveli MRTS station

The team at Division 126 of Chennai Corporation recently built a compost yard on the side of Sringeri Mutt Road alongside the campus of Mandaveli MRTS. Cement rings, dedicated to recycle each day’s inputs and a few compost pits have […]

December 4, 2019

NGO builds compound wall for school in Ramakrishnapuram to keep tipplers away

NGO builds compound wall for school in Ramakrishnapuram to keep tipplers away

The Chennai Corporation Middle school at Ramakrishnapuram, Mylapore had to deal with a recurring nuisance – of tipplers using the school’s campus to sit down after dusk and drink well. Bottles and plastic sachets were often left behind after the […]

December 3, 2019

Differently abled persons enjoy their time at Marina

Their happiness knew no bounds. It was a cloudy evening on Dec.3, the International Day of Disabled Persons. Smiles and giggles filled this part of Marina near Gandhi statue. Enjoying on the new beach wheelchairs were the differently-abled persons who […]

December 3, 2019

Chennai Corporation engineer says they are prepared to tackle the rains

Chennai Corporation engineer says they are prepared to tackle the rains

Chennai Corporation officials say they are prepared to tackle the rains this monsoon. Says T.Iniyan, the assistant executive engineer of Chennai Corporation, “We constantly monitor and prune the trees/branches that have fallen post-rain.In case the stormwater drain/rainwater structure is not […]

December 2, 2019

Politician and civic activist taps flooded water on street – for good use

Politician and civic activist taps flooded water on street - for good use

Every time it rained hard, Kesavaperumal East Street got flooded. It is narrow, with walls of houses and apartments on it damming any water that falls on the street. On the weekend, even as people waded through the rainwater Lakshmi […]

November 30, 2019

Electric MTC bus that connects Mylapore gains popularity

Electric MTC bus that connects Mylapore gains popularity

Tamil Nadu’s first set of electric buses started plying the city a few months ago. One e-bus, which is also air-conditioned is operating on A1 route of MTC (Metropolitan Transport Corporation) which runs from Central to Thiruvanmiyur via Mylapore. In […]

November 30, 2019

Encroachments are back at Ponnambala Vathiyar Street, Mylapore

Encroachments are back at Ponnambala Vathiyar Street, Mylapore

One day after the Chennai Corporation removed encroachments on Ponambala Vathiyar Street off Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore, some flower shops and pooja items shops are back here. On Nov. 28, JCB machines were used to clear all the shops on […]

November 29, 2019

This lane opposite Sri Mundagakanni Amman Temple is out of bounds for residents

This lane opposite Sri Mundagakanni Amman Temple is out of bounds for residents

The picture shows the messy state of Madhavaperumal Kovil lane in Mylapore. This is an L- shaped lane that runs from Mundagakanni Amman Kovil Street to V.S.V. Kovil Street adjoining the wall of Sri Madhavaperumal temple tank on one side […]

November 28, 2019

Chennai Corporation to convert unused well into RWH facility in its office in C.I.T. Colony

Chennai Corporation to convert unused well into RWH facility in its office in C.I.T. Colony

Chennai Corporation’s team of ward 119 unit has revived an unused well at its office premises at C.I.T Colony, Mylapore. In addition, it is also being converted as a rainwater harvesting facility. Says Guhan, engineer of this ward, “We are […]

November 28, 2019

Civic body brings down, clears hawker stalls near Sri Kapali Temple

Civic body brings down, clears hawker stalls near Sri Kapali Temple

The hawker stalls that sold flowers and garlands and puja articles along one side of Ponnambala Vadyar Street in Sri Kapali Temple zone were cleared by Chennai Corporation workers this Thursday morning ( Nov.28). While JCB equipment was used to […]

November 27, 2019

Chennai Corporation to provide beach wheelchairs for differently abled to access Marina

Chennai Corporation to provide beach wheelchairs for differently abled to access Marina

Chennai Corporation has procured beach wheelchairs to help differently-abled persons access the Marina beach. A few days ago, the Corporation workers along with members of the Disability Rights Alliance tested them at the sand area at Marina. Every year on […]

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