Archive for the Civic Category

April 7, 2020

Chennai Corporation starts door-to-door survey in Mylapore

As part of Chennai Corporation’s new plan to contain the spread of Coronavirus, civic workers have started a door-to-door survey in Mylapore. The survey is carried out to identify persons with symptoms of COVID-19. Says Chennai Corporation’s zonal health officer […]

April 7, 2020

Mylapore’s power demand fell by 140 amps on Sunday night, says TANGEDCO official

On Sunday night (April 5), in accordance with the request of the prime minister Narendra Modi, several households in the Mylapore area switched off their lights and lit lamps and candles. There was not much of a difference says local […]

April 5, 2020

Chennai Corporation offers counselling for people in distress

Chennai Corporation is offering counselling services to people who might feel anxious or stressful in this lockdown period. Says a Corporation worker, ” Professional counsellors will offer counselling in Tamizh, English and Hindi.” People who may need this service may […]

April 4, 2020

No change in supply of water to Zone 9 residents this summer, says Metro Water official

A metro water official says that there will be no change in the supply of water for residents in the Mylapore area this summer. The area engineer of Zone 9 says, “We are currently supplying 650 mld (million litres per […]

April 2, 2020

There will be uninterrupted supply of water all through summer, says Metro Water offical

A metro water official of Zone 13 which covers Ward 173 (parts of Mandaveli and R. A. Puram) says that the current supply will be maintained all through summer. He says, “We are currently supplying 650 mld (million litres a […]

April 1, 2020

These social workers help homeless people risking their own safety

These social workers help homeless people risking their own safety

Amidst the lockdown, a small group of social workers are working day in and day out so that homeless people sheltered across the neighbourhood get food and other essentials. Most of them are from NGOs like Don Bosco Anbu Illam, […]

April 1, 2020

Chennai Corporation shifts roadside vendors of Bazaar Road to Kutchery Road

Chennai Corporation shifts roadside vendors of Bazaar Road to Kutchery Road

In an effort to decongest the market at Bazaar Road, Chennai Corporation has shifted roadside vendors of Bazaar Road to Kutchery Road. The vendors are now selling veggies/ fruits at the pavement off Kutchery Road. Markings are made in front […]

March 31, 2020

Social Distancing: Chennai Corporation to shift roadside shops on Bazaar Road to Kutchery Road

To ensure social distancing at public places, Chennai Corporation has planned to shift roadside shops on Bazaar Road to Kutchery Road. Most of the roadside vendors on this road sell vegetables, flowers, betel leaves and nuts on their tables. As […]

March 30, 2020

Donate essentials for homeless people at Corporation’s shelter

Since the lockdown, Chennai Corporation has been rescuing homeless people from across the city and housing them at its shelters. In Mylapore, some 120 of them are sheltered at Corporation’s community hall at Karaneeswarar Pagoda Street. Though the team along […]

March 28, 2020

Residents can now pay the previous bill amount for the current cycle, says TANGEDCO

In the absence of a meter assessment this month, TANGEDCO’s customers, both residential and commercial, will now be able to pay the same amount as paid in the previous billing cycle. An EB official in the Mylapore area says, “The […]

March 23, 2020

Chennai Corporation rescues homeless persons in Mylapore

Chennai Corporation rescues homeless persons in Mylapore

Chennai Corporation has rescued around 120 homeless persons in Mylapore and accommodated them at its shelter on Market Street, Mandaveli. People who were stranded due to cancelled bus and train services from across the city have also been provided shelter […]

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