Archive for the Civic Category

October 18, 2019

Flooding inconveniences Mylaporeans

Flooding inconveniences Mylaporeans

Due to the steady rain on Thursday night, several streets of Mylapore were flooded. On Friday (Oct 18) morning, Mylaporeans pointed out that it was inconvenient for the motorists and pedestrians to wade through the flooded areas. Waterlogging was seen […]

October 17, 2019

Monsoon 2019: civic workers de-silt section of Buckingham canal in Mandaveli

Monsoon 2019: civic workers de-silt section of Buckingham canal in Mandaveli

Since the past few days, the Chennai Corporation’s contract workers are desilting a section of the Buckingham canal near the MRTS station in Mandaveli. This past week they were seen removing silt and muck from the canal’ s bed using […]

October 16, 2019

Post-rain water logging at Thirumayilai MRTS station will be set right in a month, say local RPF personnel

In a month’s time, the local Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel at Thirumayilai MRTS station say the post-rain water stagnation at this station will be set right. Every time it rains, the Passenger Advanced Reservation Counter, on the station’s first floor gets […]

October 16, 2019

Mylapore MLA contributes for the development of Corporation High School at R. A. Puram

Mylapore MLA contributes for the development of Corporation High School at R. A. Puram

Soon, the children of Corporation High School at Sringeri Mutt Road, R.A.Puram will get large play area with a number of new playthings. This has been made possible by Mylapore MLA R.Nataraj. He has spent Rs. 15 lakhs from his […]

October 16, 2019

Civic agency officials, police officers and local residents to meet this weekend

The Kalyana Nagar Association in association with Mylapore Residents Welfare Association (MRWA) and other neighbourhood RWA’s(Resident Welfare Associations) will be conducting a meeting to share their experiences on garbage disposal and other green initiatives. Issues faced will also be discussed. […]

October 15, 2019

Civic work on Dr. Ranga Road: tough job to remove silt from buried chambers

Civic work on Dr. Ranga Road: tough job to remove silt from buried chambers

For the past few days, contract workers of Chennai Corporation are desilting the storm water drains (SWD) in Mylapore. At Dr. Ranga Road, at least four chambers of the SWD are seen buried inside the walkways in front of the […]

October 14, 2019

Sections of walk paths in Nageswara Rao Park being relaid

Sections of walk paths in Nageswara Rao Park being relaid

Sections of the walking paths at Nageshwara Rao Park in Luz have been relaid. The workers contracted by  Sundaram Finance, the company that manages the maintenance of this park carried out this work. The work had to be done after sections […]

October 13, 2019

GCC erects bollards at the newly broadened pavements

GCC erects bollards at the newly broadened pavements

To avoid the encroachment of vehicles, especially two-wheelers on the newly broadened pavements, Chennai Corporation has recently erected bollards at P.S.Sivaswamy Salai, R.K.Mutt Road, and Venkatakrishna Road besides other streets in Mylapore. A few weeks ago, the pavements were widened […]

October 11, 2019

Chennai Corporation’s ward 123 unit to address waterlogging at Abhiramapuram First Street

Chennai Corporation's ward 123 unit to address waterlogging at Abhiramapuram First Street

The local Chennai Corporation unit of ward 123 has finally taken a step to address the waterlogging at Abhiramapuram First Street, Mylapore. For long, whenever it rained, the residents of this street have been facing the issue of water stagnation […]

October 9, 2019

RWH: Provisions made at Sri Virupaksheeswarar Temple but local waste runs in with rainwater

RWH: Provisions made at Sri Virupaksheeswarar Temple but local waste runs in with rainwater

A few weeks ago, pipes were laid around Sri Virupaksheeswarar Temple which is located on Bazaar Road to lead more rainwater into its tank. 10 recharge wells were constructed bordering the tank’s bed. And pipes were laid to carry water […]

October 9, 2019

Recharge wells on Venkatakrishna Road: shop owners say there is no need for ten recharge wells

Recharge wells on Venkatakrishna Road: shop owners say there is no need for ten recharge wells

A month ago, contract workers dug the pavement off Venkatakrishna Road, Mandaveli to construct recharge wells. Ten wells were planned on this road to avoid water stagnation during heavy rains. Construction of only one recharge well is complete. And cement rings […]

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