Want to know more about decentralisation of urban governance? Wish you had a greater say in the way your ward is governed and managed? Come, meet this women’s group to know how you can make these reality.
The goal of ensuring a plastic-free city is a step in the right direction, but the issue of dealing with the already existing and potential plastic waste in the system needs much deeper attention and careful handling.
M S Paoyaola, a committed second year student of social work at the Madras Christian College, came upon a homeless, mentally ill young woman near the streets of St Thomas Mount. Her experience thereafter says a lot about how we can become a more empathetic city in general.
Chennai Metro looks all set to offer a faster, modern commute alternative across its full length of 45.1 km in Phase I. But it can never achieve its full potential until certain grave policy mistakes are corrected.
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?