Archive for the Civic Category

September 27, 2020

Empty gas cylinder dumped near garbage bin

Empty gas cylinder dumped near garbage bin

People often treat the area around a street-end garbage bin as a waste dump. You come across a heap of garden waste or bed mattresses or even commodes and washroom sinks dumped around the bin. Two days ago, a large, […]

September 26, 2020

Monsoon 2020: civic workers start de-silting drains

Monsoon 2020: civic workers start de-silting drains

Ahead of the north-east monsoon season, contract workers of Chennai Corporation have started de-silting stormwater drains in the neighbourhood. The work is carried out to allow for free flow of water in the drains and to avoid flooding of streets […]

September 25, 2020

Drain laid but civic work incomplete. In R. A. Puram.

Drain laid but civic work incomplete. In R. A. Puram.

Residents of Ramakrishna Nagar zone say that a civic project undertaken in this area has been left incomplete and is posing problems to people and motorists. They say that a storm water drain was  constructed on Kamarajar  Salai in R A […]

September 24, 2020

Slum Board asks Vaniyampathi tenements’ residents to move out, demolition work begins

Slum Board asks Vaniyampathi tenements' residents to move out, demolition work begins

TN Slum Board officials have made it clear to residents of the Board’s tenements in Vaniyampathi in R A Puram zone that they will all have to move out by Oct.7 to allow for the demolition of the old blocks […]

September 21, 2020

Mobile ration store service launched: MLA flags it off in Mylapore

Mobile ration store service launched: MLA flags it off in Mylapore

The Tamil Nadu government has launched mobile ration stores to enable ration-card holders who reside some distance away from neighbourhood ration shops to get their rations locally. In the Mylapore zone, coinciding with the launch by the state’s chief minister […]

September 19, 2020

Overnight rain leaves many inner streets flooded with water

Overnight rain leaves many inner streets flooded with water

The heavy, steady rains across the Mylapore neighbourhood on Friday night ( Sept.18) showed up not only the large amount of rain that this part of the city received but also the water stagnation that affected residents in many inner […]

September 15, 2020

RWH project focussed on Chitrakulam will increase water table, says engineer-in-charge of project

The streets around the Chitrakulam tank are getting a different kind of makeover. The roads have been dug up at Solaippan Street, Abraham Street and East Kesava Perumal Street and rain water harvesting work is going on by Corporation authorities […]

September 14, 2020

All residents of this apartment complex segregate their waste

All residents of this apartment complex segregate their waste

From Sept. 12, the residents of Anand Flats at Ranga Road, Mylapore will no longer be using the road side corporation bin for their wet waste. D. Koil Raj, a committee member in charge of waste management at the residents’ […]

September 14, 2020

Harvesting rain for Chitrakulam: work on in Solayappan Street and around.

Harvesting rain for Chitrakulam: work on in Solayappan Street and around.

The rainwater harvesting project focussed on the Chitrakulam extends to a few streets in this area. At present, one can witness civic work being undertaken in Solayappan Street and in Abraham Street in this zone. For over a week now, […]

September 13, 2020

Street name boards in interior colonies get pasted over now and then

Street name boards in interior colonies get pasted over now and then

Posters of all kinds, not just of films are pasted on all walls, even in interior areas and colonies. But pasting them on street name boards disfigures and blanks out what is useful information for first time visitors or service […]

September 12, 2020

Channeling rainwater into tank of Sri Kapali Temple: another civic job executed

Channeling rainwater into tank of Sri Kapali Temple: another civic job executed

The latest rainwater harvesting effort undertaken around the tank of Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore is coming to a close. It has been executed by Chennai Corporation. The top layers of the entire stretch of  Tank Street, the street that […]

September 11, 2020

Number of people attending fever camps has come down now, say local civic workers

Number of people attending fever camps has come down now, say local civic workers

Since the past few months, Chennai Corporation has been holding regular fever camps in the neighbourhood, to prevent virus spread. Now, civic workers say the number of people attending these camps has come down. Says a civic worker attached to […]

September 11, 2020

Metro Water’s area engineer says no major work has been scheduled in the Mylapore area

Metro Water’s area engineer for Zone 9 says that no major work has been scheduled in the Mylapore area for the next three months. He says, “October, November and December are monsoon months and since the Corporation undertakes several maintenance […]

September 10, 2020

Corporation animator spreads awareness about waste segregation

Corporation animator spreads awareness about waste segregation

A. Padmapriya, the Corporation animator for Ward 123 which covers, R. A. Puram, Abhiramapuram, C. P. Ramaswamy Road, C. V. Raman Road, East Abhiramapuram and other areas, was busy with coronavirus related work these past few months. She has taken […]

September 10, 2020

e-Seva centre at R. A. Puram re-opens

The e-Seva center at Kamarajar Salai, R. A. Puram, opposite to Chennai Corporation’s park on this road reopened recently. People can now visit the centre to avail all it’s services. Generation of income certificate, community certificate/ nativity certificate, property tax […]

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