Historically, Corporation schools have hardly been known for encouraging girl students to question social taboos or dream big. But thanks to some collaborative efforts by schools and social organisations, that seems about to change.
The location of Chennai Central Railway station and Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital makes it critical to ensure free flow of traffic in this part of Poonamallee High Road. Yet things only seem to be getting worse by the day. What could be the way out?
North Chennai has its share of pressing problems, which are often more acute than in the southern and central areas of the city. We spoke to the Regional Deputy Commissioner (North) of the Chennai Corporation, P Akash and asked him about the initiatives and plans for the region.
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.
From parking space to bike shortcuts to trading stalls — footpaths in Chennai seem to be for everything apart from what they are meant to facilitate, that is, walking. As pavement construction continues, a look at the sad reality on the ground.