This list is updated now and then but we request you to call contacts where phone nos are provided to ensure services are on in this ever changing situation



Chennai Corporation has zonal teams are in place, its key contacts made public and teams ready to act in emergencies.

A large part of Mylapore area falls under Zone 9 ( Teynampet) of GCC zoning.
Here are contacts
– Regional DC / Sridhar, IAS – 94451 90150
– Zone Officer / J. Ravikumar – 94451 90009

Areas around MRC Nagar and south end of R A Puram, fall under Adyar zone.

The contacts are –

Regional DC – Alby John – 9445190100
Zone office – Thirumurugan – 94451 90013

The teams are set to help locally. To move sick to hospitals, to help elderly, to support helpless and emergencies.


Two supermarkets will now work reduced hours. NILGIRIS IN SAN THOME ( near Lazarus Church Rd junction) will now work only from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

SPENCERS GO at Venkatakrishna Road, R. A. Puram will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. They accept bulk orders for the entire society or complex. The minimum order value is Rs. 20000. An item list can be printed from their website and the order quantity can be collated and sent through Whatsapp. For details contact them at 42029480.

MORE supermarket at 182, Kutchery Road, Mylapore. Open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ph: 07448807626

INDBAZZAR supermarket at No. 3, San Thome High Road, Mylapore. Ph: 9384897991.

FAMILY Supermarket at Venkatakrishna Road, Mandaveli is providing a door delivery for orders of Rs.1000 and above. The store will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. To order contact 8939565000/ 2493 5000. It is located at 42, Venkatakrishna Road, Mandaveli.

SPENCERS Go supermarket at C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet is open for shoppers. It also allows free door delivery within 3 km radius and for orders above Rs. 499. For ordering call 7418006991/ 49524576 between  11 a. m. and 5 p.m.

The vegetable and fruits shop of Nilgiris supermarket at C. P. Ramaswamy Road is offering home delivery service from 10 a. m. to 5 p. m. The shop will also be open during this time. However, the supermarket has been closed to avoid Coronavirus spread. To order call 9176373217.

SUNNYBEE, a supermarket that sells organic veggies and fruits directly from farmers is offering free door delivery for orders above Rs. 300. The store will also be open for the public to come and purchase items. To order contact 9209288855. The supermarket is at 554 TTK Road, Alwarpet. Opposite to St. Francis Xavier school.

ECO-INDIAN, the organic zero-waste store at Dr Ranga Road, Mylapore will door deliver items like organic rice, and groceries across the city. The store charges Rs. 3 (to and fro) per km as service charge for delivering the items. It will also be open for purchase. The store is located at 19, Dr Ranga Road, Mylapore. Ph: 8124551177.

DIYA Organic n Natural store at Venkatesa Agraharam Road also home delivers organic veggies and fruits. Says V.Geeta, the owner of the store, “We have been door delivering veggies and fruits only on Thursdays. However, considering the current lockdown situation, if we get more orders, we are willing to provide the service on all days.”

People have to place an order for veggies/fruits on Tuesdays. The delivery will be made at their doorstep on the following Thursday, she says.

The store is at 1, Venkatesa Agraharam Road, Mylapore. Open on all days. Ph: 6382001767 / 7871176704

PASUMAI ORGANIC – TTK Rd ( pop petrol bunk, near Alwarpet signal). Open from 9am to 2.30 pm. Currently ( Marc 28) only organic types of rice, sugar, oils and limited pulses, no delivery, one can go and buy or pay online and go pick up the package.

Call 9841404479 / 8825605190


This list is updated as and when we get info. But do call and check supplies because some places close when food runs out.

1. Hotel Saravana Bhavan, N Mada St., Mylapore.
Through the day. Contact 24954499/9445425830

2. Nithya Amirtham restaurant; N. Mada St. Mylapore.
Offers lunch and tiffin in evening. Takeaways. (But may home deliver if police allow such services) Call 9600085127 / (MD’s ph no.)

3. MAMI’S MESS / Pitchu Pillai St ( near Sri Kapali temple).
Only parcels. Mornings – 7 to noon. Evenings – after 4.30pm. Will close if food runs out. Tiffin, rice items. Call Kapali / 94440 71656

4. Sangeetha / Mylapore.
Takeaways for side dishes, items needed for lunch

5. Ganesh Bhavan / end of Adam St. ( near Mandaveli Sri Ayyappa Temple).
Takeaways – tiffin, lunch. All sold from 7 am to 11 am.

6. Krishnarpanam / D’Silva Road.
Open for lunch. Only takeaways. May open in evenings for tiffin.

7. Janal Bajji Kadai / near east gopura of Sri Kapali Temple
Open in evenings for snacks. Open till food lasts.

8. Sri Hari Foods / Adam Street
Open for breakfast, early lunch.

9. Pratyangira Caterers. South Indian sapad delivery. They serve Mandaveli Mylapore Alwarpet, Adyar. Have police permission for specific hours. Orders to be placed before 9 pm the previous evening – Food will delivered From 6 to 9 am the next morning. For dinner orders to be placed before 4 pm the same day , delivery between 6 and 9 pm. 9941127141 / +919094650100

10. KRISHNA FOODS. Cooked south India Food – Operations depends on delivery boy availablity and food availability. Only around Kutchery Road , Mylapore, upto Billroth in R A Puram Lunch/Dinner to be placed between 7 and 9 am or between 2 and 4 pm strictly. ( small numbers upto 3/4 pax only at Rs 130 each). Krishna Foods / 9150678046

11. SAMCO Restaurant – Malabar menu – chicken dishes only – biryani, curries, rotis.  Takeaways only. Opens at 12 noon and 6.30 pm only. Call95512 69944.


Juice World at P.S.Sivaswamy Salai, Mylapore is offering a take-away facility for fresh juice. Only bulk orders (minimum 15 to 20) accepted. To order call 9500162314.  Shop open only for limited hours. At 150/63, P. S.Sivaswamy Salai, near the Madras Sanskrit College, Mylapore.

12. Janal Bajji Kadai – Ponambala Vadyar Street, Mylapore ( near Sri Kapali Temple. Open for light snacks morning, evening.


At French Loaf on T.T. K. Road, Alwarpet, all its signature items like french baguettes, bread and pastries will be available. Ph:7604915071

Hot Breads on Madha Church Road, Mandavelipakkam will have bread, dry pastries and cookies for sale. Ph: 24614788

Senthil Softy at Kutchery Road, Mylapore is selling bread, puffs (veg, panner, cheese), samosa and cutlet. Ph: 99402 73634

Besides selling essential items like bread, jam and butter, Vegheseson’s bakery at, 2nd Trust Cross Street, Mandavelipakkam will also have some its special cookies. Butter cookies and ghee cookies are some of them. Ph:9445283439

Winners Bakery at C.P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet has dry pastries (fruit cake, tea cake), cookies and bread for sale. Limited quantities. Ph: 45535262



At SKS Veterinary Hospital at St. Mary’s Road, Abhiramapuram, doctors are now offering phone consultations. Pet owners who come in for emergencies are required to wash their hands with soap before entering our clinic. For details contact the clinic at 42108159.



Mylapore Head Post Office, Kutchery Road is offering limited services like speed and registered posts, savings accounts operation, etc. It is now functioning only from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Post Offices on TTK Road ( opposite Kauvery Hospital) and in R A Puram ( opp. Mandaveli MTC bus terminus) are also open now; same working hours and business.



Here is a list of pharmacies open in the neighbourhood. Most pharmacies all over are open. Some offer home delivery.

1.The City Pharmacy
No. 5, Venkatesa Agraharam Street, Mylapore Contact Ruben at 7845138638.
The store is open from 10 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. and then from 2.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. No deliveries till the end of the lockdown.

2.Karuppiah Pharmacy
139/61, Luz Church Road, Mylapore Ph: 9940091633, 8939802931.
The store is open 24 hours. Limited deliveries to Mylapore, R. A. Puram, Mandaveli and Abhiramapuram areas.

3. Muthu Pharmacy
7, Janaki Avenue, MRC Nagar, San Thome Ph: 08925413840.
The store is open till 10 p.m. Limited deliveries to San Thome, Mylapore, Mandaveli and R. A. Puram areas.

4. Ravi Pharmacy
170, R. K. Mutt Road, Mandaveli.
Open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. For deliveries contact them at 24939292.

5. All local Apollo Pharmacies are open.


SAKUNTALA Patient Care Needs, Abiramapuram – bed sheets, pans, nebulisers, walking sticks, diapers for adults, etc. Address. 21/36, 3rd Street, Sriram Colony, Abiramapuram. She can be contacted at 7401203050. 24 hrs.


Sai Baba Electrical Service Centre at 164/198, R.K Mutt Road, Mandaveli. Ph: 09382701390. The shop owner says he visits nearby houses to repair appliances including washing machine, AC, fridge, and mixie.

Umapathi Electrical Service at 65/B, P S Sivaswamy Road, Luz, Mylapore. Ph: 098841 03292. Says Karthik, who manages the shop, “Based on the availability of spare parts we provide repair services at our house that is attached to this shop. In emergency cases, we also visit houses in Mylapore, Mandaveli, Royapettah to provide services.”

R S Electricals at 12, Subbarayan Street, Mylapore. Ph: 099403 21629
The shop provides fuse/wiring repair, fan, light fitting services between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Plumber Ravi services households now. He also has an electrician colleague to help when needed. He can be reached at 9940421347. He is smart and can provide temporary solutions, says Soundararani of Alwarpet who has used his services.

Electrician and plumber Bala – 98417 29403 – is doing both electrical & plumbing work. He has some arrangements with shops where in he picks spare parts early morning, says Ashok Rahul on our FB page.

Electrician Partiban does washing machine, microwave repair services and electrical repair work. He visits houses at Mylapore, Mandaveli, R.A.Puram to provide services. Ph: 8124353697.



People have been housed at the marriage hall next to the MLA’s office on C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet.

A Corporation official at Ward 123 says, “We have been providing them food three times a day. Women and children are also there. Any donation, including food, pillows, blankets, biscuits for children and mosquito coils will be very helpful”. To make your donation and for more details contact the sanitary inspector at 9445025923.

– Chennai Corporation has collaborated with social workers from various NGOs to shelter homeless and daily wage workers at the Corporation’s community hall at Karaneeswarar Pagoda Street behind Citi centre mall. People who may want to donate these items may contact Shelter Coordinator Prakash at 7092079740


Banks in the neighbourhood have put out notices saying that business hours are now between 10 a,m. and 2 p.m only. Customers are told to approach the bank only for key businesses.


Bhoomika Trust aims to help seniors and the sick with food / groceries. It also needs volunteers to help in all areas. It also needs donations. Call 044-46314726.


  1. Sir, do we have any electronics store contact to buy a mosquito bat and a fan during this lockdown.
    Here at mylapore mosquitoes are high and children to study for exams, thank you

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