Reasons for Chennai to rejoice – a small rise in the water table, Corporation draws up plans to use Nirbhaya fund, the Koyambedu market to be regulated, and more news from around the city! Catch up on news from the week that was!
A survey by IRCDUC on homeless children has revealed that only 54% access services by the anganwadi centres in the city. Many suffer habitually from fever, cough, wheezing and diarrhoea as a result of their rough living conditions.
Some remain defunct for months on end. Others follow no logic in terms of when they come on and when they are switched off. These photos show us why streetlights continue to be one of the biggest peeves among citizens.
An apartment complex in the city has embraced a novel, DIY method of waste management that has helped them reduce the amount of waste generated and sent to landfills. Here are some key learnings from the experience of Ceebros Boulevard.
Ever wondered where all the litter in your streets accumulated through the day and evening disappear the next morning? Meet the women who sweep the streets of Chennai for a pittance, have little by way of of job security and remain largely unseen by all citizens.
An initiative to honour and feed the conservancy workers of Chennai, brings a diverse group of NGOs, volunteers, corporates and individuals together, as they try to pull off a big logistical exercise on October 2nd. Would you want to join in?
A quick round up of the civic highlights last week, in case you missed them! Flyovers in the city to get a makeover, water woes could be addressed by bringing in Krishna water, abandoned vehicles to go under the hammer and more.
Smart city projects worth Rs 258 crore were sanctioned last week; which are these and which areas will they impact? How are power and water supply set to change in the days to come? Catch all this and more important news from last week in our weekly Chennai buzz.