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January 2, 2021

Two new mini clinics open in the neighbourhood

Two new mini clinics open in the neighbourhood

Two new mini-clinics have recently opened in Mylapore. While one is at Mandaveli Street, inside the premises of Chennai Corporation’s night shelter, the other one is at Kamarajar Salai, R.A.Puram, near the E- Seva centre here. The clinics are meant […]

December 28, 2020

New Anganwadi opens at Srinivasapuram

New Anganwadi opens at Srinivasapuram

A new Anganwadi has recently opened near the Foreshore Estate bus stop at Srinivasapuram. It is now catering to underprivileged children and pregnant women of this neighbourhood. Says Vanitha, who manages operations of Anganwadis in Mylapore area, “Usually, we provide […]

December 17, 2020

Mini Clinic starts offering treatment to the public

Mini Clinic starts offering treatment to the public

Located at the ground floor of Chennai Corporation’s Ward 125 unit at Kutchery Road, Mylapore is the newly launched Mini Clinic. The well-lit space was inaugurated by chief minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Monday. The clinic, that is meant for […]

December 8, 2020

Chennai Corporation’s nurses are back to performing their routine work

As the virus cases have come down in the neighbourhood, Chennai Corporation’s nurses who were engaged in Covid-19 duty, are now back to performing their routine work at the local Urban Primary Health Centres (UPHCs) Following the lockdown in March, […]

December 7, 2020

Teynampet Sub Post Office offers facility to recharge mobile phone, pay TANGEDCO bill

Teynampet Sub Post Office at TTK Road, Alwarpet is now offering facility to recharge mobile phone and pay TANGEDCO bill. The post office that mostly caters to people in Alwarpet and Luz recently introduced these services in its ‘Common Service […]

November 5, 2020

Over 40 essential service staff commute via workmen special trains at Thirumayilai MRTS station

Over 40 essential service staff commute via workmen special trains at Thirumayilai MRTS station

A small number of workmen special trains meant for essential service staff have been plying at Thirumayilai MRTS railway station since early October. The train service resumed at the station after Southern Railways started running trains under its ‘workmen special’ […]

October 26, 2020

Mobile recharge, electricity bill payment can now be made at Mylapore Head Post Office

Now you can recharge your mobile and pay electricity bill at the Mylapore Head Post Office in Kutchery Road. The post office has recently introduced a new counter – ‘Common Service Centre’ for proving these services. Some of the other […]

July 28, 2020

Post offices in Mylapore will open subscription for Sovereign Gold Bonds scheme from Aug 3 to 7

Post offices in Mylapore will open subscription for Sovereign Gold Bonds scheme from Aug 3 to 7

Post offices in Mylapore will open subscription for government-run Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGB) scheme from August 3 to 7. Under this scheme, people can invest in non-physical gold at a fixed interest rate. Says a staff from Mylapore Head Post […]

July 20, 2020

Mylapore Head Post office uses pulse oximeter to check oxygen levels of its staff

Mylapore Head Post office uses pulse oximeter to check oxygen levels of its staff

To prevent virus spread, Mylapore Head Post office off Kutchery Road is now using a pulse oximeter to check oxygen levels of its staff. Since the lockdown, the post office has been open to provide essential service to the public. […]

July 19, 2020

Growing encroachments at Srinivasapuram is a cause of serious concern, says local slum board official

A local slum board official says that growing encroachments at Srinivasapuram, a slum board tenement off Loop Road in Marina has become a cause of serious concern. He says that dozens of kutcha houses have popped up between every housing […]

May 2, 2020

Post office parcel delivery delayed due to lock down

Due to lockdown, delivery of parcels from post offices is getting delayed. Though delivery of posts continues to happen on time within the city, delivery outside the city is taking a long time. Says a staff attached to Mylapore Head […]

March 26, 2020

Due to staff shortage, Mylapore Head Post Office offers limited services; R. A. Puram post office is closed

Due to the shortage of staff, Mylapore head post office off Kutchery Road is offering only limited services like speed and registered posts. Says an official from Mylapore Head Post office, “Though ours (postal services) is an essential service listed […]

March 24, 2020

Urban Primary Health Centre at C. P. Ramaswamy Road is closed

On Monday, the Urban Primary Health Centre (UPHC) at C.P.Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet was closed. However, it is not clear why the centre was shut. A few months ago, the centre shifted from its hospital on this road to Lions Diabetes […]

February 26, 2020

LED bulbs on sale at Mylapore Head Post Office. Subsidised rates.

LED bulbs on sale at Mylapore Head Post Office. Subsidised rates.

LED bulbs are on sale at the Head Post office in Mylapore, on Kutchery Road. And they are sold at subsidised rates. The Business Development (BD) unit of Mylapore Head Post Office has collaborated with Philips company to sell the […]

January 14, 2020

People queue up at ration shops to receive Pongal gifts

People queue up at ration shops to receive Pongal gifts

On Jan.14, long queues were seen at local ration shops in Mylapore to receive Pongal gifts announced by the state government. Ration card holders with ‘rice’ cards received free saris and dhotis on Tuesday evening. Earlier this week, Pongal gift […]

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