One, it recharges ground water reserves at minimum additional cost and helps you cut down on tanker supply. Secondly, it reduces the burden on the city’s insufficient septage management system, thus saving the lakes and rivers. Here’s how.
In response to a PIL filed by a Chitlapakkam resident activist, the court directed the Town Panchayat to mandate milling while relaying roads. This applies to the entire state of Tamil Nadu, including the Greater Chennai Corporation.
No playground, no fire exits, no proper washrooms and sometimes, no teachers either. That’s how kids from families in the Perumbakkam resettlement colony study, in a primary school operating from residential flats.
Chennai has welcomed the speedy verdict by a local court in the Hasini rape and murder case, but over 80% of child rape cases in the state continue to languish in courts due to inefficiencies and delays in the judicial system.
The reduced water allocation for Tamil Nadu in the interstate Cauvery water-sharing dispute has caused a lot of worry among farmers in the state’s agricultural belt, but will the ripples be felt in Chennai too?
Students from the Madras School of Social Work are working with less-privileged children from the area, to divert them from the ills of their social environment and help them develop as productive individuals.