Archive for the Civic Category

August 19, 2019

Donation box at Mylapore MLA office campus to be reopened tomorrow

On Aug 20, Dhanagam, the donation box at Mylapore MLA office campus at C.P.Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet will be reopened. Mylapore MLA R.Nataraj launched this project a few months ago with the aim of donating old and reusable items like clothes, […]

August 19, 2019

Storm water drains will be cleared before the monsoon, says Corporation

With the north east monsoon expected to arrive in a few months, Corporation officials are getting ready to clear the storm water drains in the neighbourhood. T. Iniyan, Greater Chennai Corporation’s assistant executive engineer of the Mylapore area, says, “We […]

August 16, 2019

Zero Waste Campaign: Hawkers of South Mada Street face issues; some unwilling to segregate waste

Zero Waste Campaign: Hawkers of South Mada Street face issues; some unwilling to segregate waste

Following the zero waste campaign, the local units of Chennai Corporation constructed compost structures at their backyard. Now, ward 124 of Chennai Corporation has arranged a row of cement rings for this purpose. It is located at its space, below […]

August 16, 2019

GCC uses recycled tender coconut waste from MRC Nagar as water retainer at public parks

GCC uses recycled tender coconut waste from MRC Nagar as water retainer at public parks

A few months ago, the ward 173 of the Chennai Corporation started recycling the tender coconut waste inside its compost yard at MRC Nagar Main Road, R.A.Puram. Since then a few tender coconut vendors from various parts of the city […]

August 16, 2019

Three lane link road to be created to ease traffic on Greenways Road

The state government has recently sanctioned Rs. 22.84 crore for the creation of three lane uni-directional link road connecting Greenways Road and Durgabai Deskmukh Road. The road is expected to ease traffic congestion during peak hours. The alignment of the […]

August 16, 2019

State government appreciates Infinity Park project in San Thome

Tamil Nadu government has formally appreciated Chennai Corporation for the Infinity Park in San Thome which has facilities for less-abled people to also enjoy the outdoors and indulge in simple creative activities. Chief minister Edappadi Palaniswami gave a certificate of […]

August 14, 2019

Open-air gym to launch at public park at Kamarajar Salai, R.A Puram

Open-air gym to launch at public park at Kamarajar Salai, R.A Puram

Soon an open-air gym facility will be available at the public park opposite to the e-Seva centre in Kamarajar Salai, R.A Puram. Now, the Chennai Corporation’ s contract workers are laying the foundation for this facility at the park. A […]

August 14, 2019

Road, street repairs will be done before monsoon, says Chennai Corporation engineer

While the intermittent rains are a blessing, the problem of water filling up the potholes on Mylapore’s roads and streets remains. Chennai Corporation officials of local units say that most of the road work, which include re-laying roads and repairing […]

August 13, 2019

Chennai Metro Rail’s feeder cab service comes to Mylapore

Chennai Metro Rail's feeder cab service comes to Mylapore

Recently, Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) in collaboration with Bengaluru based Megacabs Private Limited launched feeder cab services to provide last-mile connectivity to its commuters in and around the city. Now, this service has come to Mylapore. Two cabs that […]

August 13, 2019

Thanks to Mylapore MLA; MTC resumes its S39 route after a brief pause

A few months ago,┬áMetropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) started operating a Small Bus – S39 – that directly connected Mylapore to T. Nagar and vice versa. The ticket fare for this route was Rs. 10. This route, that covered Venkatesa Agraharam […]

August 10, 2019

This R. A. Puram colony followed waste segregation. But civic agency’s acts defeats positive action.

This R. A. Puram colony followed waste segregation. But civic agency's acts defeats positive action.

This is the state of a large space behind Dr Radhakrishna Puram, a TNSCB (Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board)┬átenement in Greenways Road, R. A. Puram. Mounds of garbage is seen strewn here and dirt water flows alongside. This colony, with […]

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