Archive for the Civic Category

March 18, 2020

Virus reportage: Public parks temporarily closed

More and more public spaces manned by government agencies are being temporarily closed in view of the corona virus. Hundreds of people who walk, exercise, play and wander around the popular Nageswara Rao Park in Luz have been returning home […]

March 18, 2020

Milled roads in the neighbourhood will be relaid in 15 days, says Corporation

At several areas, roads have been milled by Corporation authorities. T. Iniyan, assistant executive engineer of the Mylapore area says, “We have identified several roads that needed to be relaid and we have milled them, we hope to complete the […]

March 15, 2020

Maintenance work at desal plant will not affect water supply in Mandaveli, MRC Nagar: Metro Water

From March 17, maintenance work will be undertaken at the desalination plant at Nemmeli for 15 days. Metro Water officials however say that this will not affect the water supply. Area 173 which falls under Zone 13 covers MRC Nagar […]

March 15, 2020

Sewage overflows on streets around church on Lazarus Church Road; residents say this is recurring

Sewage overflows on streets around church on Lazarus Church Road; residents say this is recurring

Residents of the area around Our Lady of Guidance Church on Lazarus Church Road complain that sewage keeps overflowing from the drains and pollutes ┬áthe colony and that Metrowater has taken only temporary measures to tackle this issue. They say […]

March 14, 2020

This sewage overflow in Chitrakulam colony keeps recurring, polluting

This sewage overflow in Chitrakulam colony keeps recurring, polluting

One residential area near Chitrakulam in Mylapore is forced to live with pollution caused by sewage overflow. A problem that has been plaguing the area for many weeks now. The junction of Kesavaperumal East & South Streets (near Chitrakulam) is […]

March 9, 2020

Chennai Corporation develops trial model for drains to let rain water flow into Chitrakulam

Chennai Corporation develops trial model for drains to let rain water flow into Chitrakulam

To let rainwater collected from storm water drain (SWD) to flow into temple tanks or other water storage areas, Chennai Corporation is planning to develop an efficient SWD system. On a trial basis, a part of this SWD network has […]

March 8, 2020

Free WiFi launched inside Nageswara Rao Park, Luz

Free WiFi launched inside Nageswara Rao Park, Luz

Now, you can access WiFi free inside Nageswara Rao Park in Luz. This facility was launched last week by Chennai Corporation in association with ACT Fibernet, the service provider as part of the Smart City Project. Commissioner of the civic […]

March 8, 2020

MLA arranges application and delivery of state-given medical insurance card

MLA arranges application and delivery of state-given medical insurance card

The office of Mylapore MLA, R. Nataraj is making it easy for those who are eligible for the state-managed medical insurance card to apply and secure it. In recent times, Nataraj has not only asked Mylaporeans to submit their applications […]

February 27, 2020

Chennai Corporation plans to install incinerator at burial ground off Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai

To stop the dumping of garbage at Perungudi and Kodungiyur, Chennai Corporation has planned to install incinerators at various parts of the city. The burial ground located off Dr Radhakrishnan Salai in Mylapore is one of them. Says T. Iniyan, […]

February 27, 2020

Road, bridge to link Marina road with Besant Nagar: plan mooted

The state government’s idea of constructing a road and bridge that links the Marina with Besant Nagar is being received with mixed reactions. The plan is mooted to reduce the traffic load on the road leading from R. A. Puram […]

February 25, 2020

‘Smart’ cycles stand comes up on Luz Church Road

'Smart' cycles stand comes up on Luz Church Road

Soon, Chennai Corporation’s cycle-sharing system ‘SmartBike’ will start operating at Luz Church Road, Mylapore. A few days ago, its station was set up near Kamadhenu Kalyana Mandapam on this road. However, cycles are yet to be provided here. A similar […]

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