Close to 75 Police Boys and Girls Clubs in the city, in collaboration with NGOs and corporate organisations, are engaging these kids and youth in various academic, cultural and sporting activities, thus keeping delinquency in check.
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
And it’s not just the Pallavaram flyover. With no city council in place, inadequate funds and lack of official attention, several civic projects, critical for a better life in Chennai, have taken a big hit. A look at some of these.
The Corporation of Chennai recently shared the budget break-up for the Chennai Smart City programme. With an allocation of more than Rs 36 crore, the multi-level parking in T Nagar is the most expensive among ongoing projects. Any guesses which are the others and where they stand?
Delayed responses, inability to furnish the information asked for, and often deliberate avoidance by Public Information Officers — RTI activists in Chennai relate how the very purpose of the law is being defeated in the state.
The uncontrolled flourishing of water hyacinth in Chennai’s lakes and ponds speaks volumes about the health of these water bodies. What causes this infestation and what has the Corporation done to check it?
Want to use the powerful Right to Information Act to get some answers? Make sure you don’t make these common mistakes that many citizens do, leading to their application being returned without the information sought.
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.
Subsidies offered by the central government and state to encourage renewable energy has reduced the cost of going solar. But what does it take for the ordinary citizen in Chennai to get a rooftop solar installation?