Chennai Corporation has collaborated with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) to restore the Villivakkam Lake, using waste water treated through a special technology. We spoke to J Daniel Chellappa, Senior Scientist at BARC, to know more about the plans and the larger implications.
Areas newly inducted into the Chennai Corporation have to pay much higher property tax than those in the older, posh localities, despite pathetic infrastructure. This and other anomalies in the recent revision are raising eyebrows across the city.
Following a GO to raise property taxes, Greater Chennai Corporation has asked all home owners to submit a self declaration with details of their property. By this Friday, August 31st. If you’re wondering how to go about it, this guide will help you.
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 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?
Large stretches of pavement were dug up and young trees uprooted by the GCC between Theosophical Society and Olcott School to make way for bicycle lanes. Citizens put up strong resistance and have forced authorities to rethink the project.