Nina Varghese is a freelance business writer based in Chennai (erstwhile Madras) in India. She was earlier with the Hindu Business Line in Chennai and with Emirates 24x7 in Dubai. She grew up in the Nilgiris and has an unashamed partiality to the Blue Mountains and to Coonoor in particular.
Out of 3,000 water bodies in Chennai city, 210 have already been taken up for restoration. The work entails desilting as well as removing water hyacinth and garbage in the water bodies. Here are more details about the same.