A detailed audit of Chennai’s sewage woes and the reasons behind it reveals that the CMWSSB is woefully out of sync with the reality of sewage generation and treatment in the city. Prashanth Goutham provides a quick summary of the findings.
Chennai’s ranking in this year’s Swacch Survekshan is a dismal 235 out of 434. For the city to literally ‘clean up’ its act, there has to be a concerted effort to build more toilets, encourage their use and stop open defecation.
Breaking the silence around child sexual abuse and teaching students, parents and teachers how to prevent it – that is the main objective of the Project Masoom sessions. You, too, could be a part of it!
The protest by TN farmers in Delhi brought into focus the discussion about State vs Central subjects. Activist and Citizen Journalist Yuvaraj writes about the Model Assembly session organised by SPI to help youth understand the difference.
Citizens’ group Naam Virumbum Thamizhagam seeks redress for local problems by registering online complaints on the Chennai Corporation website. Their experience carries useful insights for all Chennaiites.
Bhumi volunteer Santhosh Lakshmi witnesses first hand the waste to energy project initiated for the Pallavapuram and Tambaram Municipalities and comes back with some points for all Chennaiites to ponder upon.