Archive for the Civic Category

February 23, 2019

Annual Park Day celebration

As part of Annual Park day, a medical camp was conducted this morning by Star Health and Allied Insurance Co Ltd headed by Srinivasan, Senior Vice President, Star Insurance, at Rosary Church Park. Annual Park Day will be conducted tomorrow. […]

February 20, 2019

Cleaning up Adyar estuary: call for volunteers

The Zero Kuppai movement of the Chennai Trekking Club (CTC) has been actively encouraging the cleanup of the Adyar estuary area and has been taking efforts to stop the dumping of waste on the river banks by residents of Srinivasapuram, […]

February 18, 2019

GCC plants trees along neighbourhood streets

GCC plants trees along neighbourhood streets

In an ace move to increase greenery in the city, the greater Chennai Corporation has planted tree saplings along the sides of Rosary Church street in San Thome. Residents on Saturday woke up to workers planting trees with enclosures dug […]

February 16, 2019

Water supply will not be interrupted this summer, says Metro Water AE

The failure of the monsoon and rising temperatures are causing concern among residents on the issue of drinking water supply. Metro Water officials however say that the situation is under control and that supply will not be interrupted this summer.  […]

February 16, 2019

Traffic to community hall in MRC Nagar causing traffic jams on main road

Traffic jams and chaos on San Thome High Road are not a recent issue.  The north end of this road clogs up when local area schools open and close for the day. Or when lorries or MTC buses park even […]

February 15, 2019

MTC’s T. Nagar-Mylapore Small Bus has takers. Commuters want one more service.

MTC’s service Route S39 which serves the T. Nagar to Mylapore route has been gaining popularity of late – at Rs.10 the fare is rank cheap. But commuters want MTC to introduce a service every half hour. The present service […]

February 13, 2019

Call for Volunteers at San Thome’s Special park

The special park which is inclusive for children with disabilities, located in San Thome has been named as Infinity Park. It provides ample facilities and fun to special children. The park, located behind the Registration Office off San Thome High […]

February 9, 2019

National Deworming Day observed on Feb 8.

On Feb 8, the staff of Urban Primary Health Centre at C P Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet observed the National Deworming Day. They conducted a mass deworming drive by freely distributing the Albendazole (deworming) tablets to all the 14 schools, 3 […]

February 8, 2019

New beach cleaning machines starts operating at Marina.

New beach cleaning machines starts operating at Marina.

Recently, a set of 8 beach cleaning machines have been procured by the Greater Chennai Corporation for the Marina Cleaning drive. Of the 8 machines, 2 will operate at Elliot’s beach. And the remaining 6 will clean the sand at […]

February 7, 2019

Observing Road Safety week at Marina.

Observing Road Safety week at Marina.

As a part of 30th Road Safety Week from Feb 4 to Feb 10, D5 Marina Traffic Police is conducting various traffic awareness programmes throughout this week. On Feb 4, a Signature campaign was held near Gandhi Statue in Marina. […]

February 6, 2019

Driving licence and RC – Now as Smart Cards

Driving licence and RC - Now as Smart Cards

Driving licence and vehicle registration certificates (RC) are now given in the form of Smart Cards.  Transport Minister M.R.Vijayabhaskar inaugurated the smart card system for licences and vehicle registration certificates on Jan 22 at RTO office South Chennai, Thiruvanmiyur. The […]

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