From a single case on March 18th, Chennai has seen over a lakh cases till date. The good news: daily numbers are down from earlier. How did the corporation respond to the crisis during the entire period?
With the number of COVID-19 patients increasing, four drones developed by Anna University students have been deployed in Chennai to disinfect places where people congregate in large numbers. We spoke to a member of the team that developed these.
What do the latest AQI readings say about Chennai air? What do the Corporation’s revised waste management bylaws say? What’s planned for the busy Chennai Central junction? Catch the buzz from your city this week.
What measures is the Corporation taking, as it expects more rains to hit the city? Where is Chennai likely to see its second airport? Who will now be responsible for approving large housing projects? Catch all this and more in our weekly compilation of buzz.
What are the mandatory fields in the self declaration form? How can NRIs submit the form? Do you pay property tax even when your plot is empty? These and other common questions among readers answered by the Deputy Commissioner of the Corporation Revenue Department.
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?