Pallavaram Municipality’s efforts to embrace door-to-door collection of garbage has proved largely futile, as the civic body did not sensitise citizens and conservancy workers. The result: streets are filled with uncleared garbage.
நடைபாதையில், ட்ராஃபிக் சிக்னலில், சாலையில் நடு தடுப்பில், சுவற்றில், மேம்பாலம் என்று ஒரு இடம் விடாமல் பொது இடத்தில் மக்களின் பாதுகாப்பை அச்சுறுத்தும் வகையில் பானர்களும், ஃப்ளெக்ஸ் போர்ட்களும் அமைக்க வேண்டிய அவசியம் என்ன?
The 15 ward committees in Chennai (for a city of 200 wards) are meant to enable citizen participation in governance. As we celebrate the 150th year of the Mahatma, can we fulfil his visions of Grama Swaraj?
Stories can be told through sound, words and visuals. Stories expressed through sound are mostly songs and spoken tales. Novels, short-stories, ballards and poetry are stories expressed with words. Finally combining words, sound and visuals
A concerned citizen accompanies an official on his visit to the Navalur Padappai slum resettlement colonies, and comes back saddened, not only by the pathetic living conditions and lack of facilities there, but also the extreme apathy of the government.
These are among the several ways to reach the city once you’ve arrived at the Chennai airport. But thanks to obscure signage, they may not be easy to locate for the first-time traveller. Here’s a quick guide.
Way past the initial deadline and several reprimands by Courts, Tamil Nadu has still not constituted the Lokayukta. Now, as it stares at a new deadline, it’s a good time to recall the Model bill framed by NGO Arappor Iyakkam.
Volunteers participated in the clearing the plastic off the bed of Nemilichery’s lake. In one of the most heart warming scenes, many senior citizens participated in the clean up to save the lake for their next generation.