Pathetic state of roads in Chennai poses danger to motorists

Though Bharathi Salai in Ramapuram is all set to get a fresh look in some days, the road works being carried out and encroachment of new shops at this stretch and Thiruvalluvar Salai, pose challenges to the drivers and motorists leading to heavy traffic jam in the area. Continue Reading

4,217 LED lights have been installed so far in Chennai suburb

With almost 95 per cent of sodium vapour lights (SVL) have been replaced with light emitting diode (LED) lighting in the neighourbood comprising K K Nagar, Ashok Nagar, MGR Nagar, Jafferkhanpet and Nesapakkam, there seems to be positive points. Continue Reading

Chennaiites come together to save Oragadam’s Thamarai kulam

Before we started the plan, we spoke with residents who live nearby and asked them to stop letting sewer water into the lake. They responded immediately. What was surprising was that they even pooled in money and paid the day’s rent for the bulldozer on the second day Continue Reading

Suburban residents join together to clean up waterbodies

As a first step, to prevent inundation in Madipakkam and Keelkattalai, Velacheri tank, its surplus course and link channel between the lake and Pallikaranai marshland is being desilted. Continue Reading

Arterial stretch in Chennai needs maintenance

Despite telling the Corporation that we need a new road to be laid, this street continues to be neglected. For decades, we are expecting a re-lay. It is difficult for us during the monsoon season, as the rainwater forms puddles. As a result, riding on the stretch turns to be nightmarish Continue Reading