Archive for the Civic Category

July 23, 2017

If Metro rail plans go through, Luz could become a busy junction

If the proposed plans of Metro rail go through then Luz Circle will become a busy junction for the Metro and have to be a key inter-nodal transport  centre. Three corridors are visualised and in the state budget. The three […]

July 22, 2017

Metro Water work at V. C. Garden will take time; Road to be laid once project is over

Metro Water work at V. C. Garden will take time; Road to be laid once project is over

Residents of V. C. Garden First Street, Mandaveli will have to wait for a little more time before their roads can be re-laid. That is, if civic agencies keep their word. Metro Water has started work on the special project to lay 1000 […]

July 13, 2017

Plea in Madras High Court to declare MRC Nagar as ‘no-hawking’ zone

Raghu Raman, a resident of MRC Nagar has petitioned the Madras High Court , asking Chennai Corporation to declare MRC Nagar as a no-hawking zone. The court has now given time to the civic body to consider this plea. Raman […]

July 4, 2017

State budgets over Rs.550 cr. to restore Adyar river in the third phase of the project

The state government has budgeted about Rs.550 crores for the next phase of the Adyar river restoration project. This was announced by the state chief minster in the Assembly the past week. This money will be used to restore the […]

July 3, 2017

Marina Loop Road; fisherfolk oppose civic body’s plans

There is some tension among the fisherfolk of the kuppams off Marina Link Road, the road that runs alongside the beach from the light house point. The fisherfolk are opposing the big ideas of Chennai Corporation to erect dividers and carry […]

July 2, 2017

Aadhar Card; corrections can be made at Mylapore Post Office

Soon, you will be able to get corrections done in your Aadhar card at the Mylapore Post Office. The Postal Department is making arrangements for the public to make things easy for those who have problems with the wrong data in […]

July 2, 2017

Water supply issues worry Mylaporeans

The status of drinking water supply  is certainly at the centre of many lives in the Mylapore neighbourhood. This follows the drop in the availability of water in many colonies. People are also saying that getting Mtero Water water supply […]

June 30, 2017

Makeover for MRTS rail station in Mandaveli

Makeover for MRTS rail station in Mandaveli

The MRTS railway station in Mandaveli is getting a makeover and work is on at a good pace to make this station look smarter. Currently, workers are white-washing the exteriors of the station located alongside Sringeri Mutt Road in Mandaveli. […]

June 22, 2017

Traffic chaos outside gate of M. Ct. M. School, Alwarpet

Traffic chaos outside gate of M. Ct. M. School, Alwarpet

Traffic flow outside the gates of M. Ct. M. School in Alwarpet is drawn into chaos every day when the school opens and closes and this condition is getting on the nerves of many people who use this section of […]

June 21, 2017

Music Academy flyover space: ideas being debated

Is there going to be a visually engaging scene under the flyover at The Music Academy junction which has now been redesigned? Chennai Corporation promises to make this a bright space but things will roll out over time. The civic […]

June 19, 2017

Traffic changes made around P. S. Senior school zone to ease peak-hour movement

Traffic bound to and from P. S. Senior School in Alamelumangapuram will hopefully be smooth following some changes made in this area. The school managers and City Traffic Police have made  few changes – there is access now near Selvi […]

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