Archive for the Civic Category

December 22, 2019

RWH wells being laid at service road in Marina

RWH wells being laid at service road in Marina

Recharge wells are being constructed along the service road in Marina. Every time it rains, a section of this road behind Gandhi statue gets flooded. To avoid this, the Chennai Corporation has sunk 5 ft deep recharge wells at six […]

December 20, 2019

Desilting going on in Chitrakulam

Desilting of the bed of Chitrakulam has been going on this past week. The recent rains had encouraged wild vegetation to grow all over here. This effort is made in the hope that water till retain if and when it […]

December 19, 2019

Smart vehicles launched to patrol service road in Marina

Smart vehicles launched to patrol service road in Marina

To improve surveillance in Marina’s service road, two Smart Traffic patrol vehicles have been launched by the Chennai Traffic police. Manufactured by a company called Freego, the vehicle is self-balancing and is equipped with sensors and a siren. Besides providing […]

December 17, 2019

RamKy workers to run battery operated vehicles for bio-degradable waste collection

RamKy workers to run battery operated vehicles for bio-degradable waste collection

RamKy Conservancy workers of ward 123 of Chennai Corporation have got a new battery-operated vehicle for bio-degradable waste collection. Following, Corporation’s zero-waste initiative, the workers started collecting bio-degradable waste like vegetable and fruit peel from households, hotels and vegetable shops. […]

December 16, 2019

Micro MRF facility comes to R. K. Nagar public park

A micro Material Recovery Facility (MRF) has come up at the public park in R.K.Nagar.┬áPeople in nearby areas can use this facility now. Chennai Corporation has placed two colour coded rectangular boxes to collect different kinds of recyclable waste. The […]

December 14, 2019

Mylapore traffic police regulate ‘one way’ traffic rule at mada streets

Mylapore traffic police regulate 'one way' traffic rule at mada streets

For the past few days, Mylapore traffic police are stationed at key points around Sri Kapaleeshwarar Temple to see if the ‘one-way’ traffic rule is followed. The rule was introduced to reduce traffic congestion on these streets. Barricades are placed […]

December 12, 2019

Civic workers de-silt drains on San Thome High Road

Civic workers de-silt drains on San Thome High Road

For the past few days, Chennai Corporation’s contract workers are desilting storm water drains (SWD) alongside San Thome High Road which seem to have been filled up with muck and debris and blocked free flow of rainwater. The road is […]

December 5, 2019

Compost yard to recycle waste set up alongside Mandaveli MRTS station

Compost yard to recycle waste set up alongside Mandaveli MRTS station

The team at Division 126 of Chennai Corporation recently built a compost yard on the side of Sringeri Mutt Road alongside the campus of Mandaveli MRTS. Cement rings, dedicated to recycle each day’s inputs and a few compost pits have […]

December 4, 2019

NGO builds compound wall for school in Ramakrishnapuram to keep tipplers away

NGO builds compound wall for school in Ramakrishnapuram to keep tipplers away

The Chennai Corporation Middle school at Ramakrishnapuram, Mylapore had to deal with a recurring nuisance – of tipplers using the school’s campus to sit down after dusk and drink well. Bottles and plastic sachets were often left behind after the […]

December 3, 2019

Differently abled persons enjoy their time at Marina

Their happiness knew no bounds. It was a cloudy evening on Dec.3, the International Day of Disabled Persons. Smiles and giggles filled this part of Marina near Gandhi statue. Enjoying on the new beach wheelchairs were the differently-abled persons who […]

December 3, 2019

Chennai Corporation engineer says they are prepared to tackle the rains

Chennai Corporation engineer says they are prepared to tackle the rains

Chennai Corporation officials say they are prepared to tackle the rains this monsoon. Says T.Iniyan, the assistant executive engineer of Chennai Corporation, “We constantly monitor and prune the trees/branches that have fallen post-rain.In case the stormwater drain/rainwater structure is not […]

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