Chennaiites help revive diminishing lakes in Ambattur

“For 50 years these ponds were unused. We could have saved so much water. With every household now using borewells, it is time we took drastic measures to recharge ground water as well. We need to find many such waterbodies that are on the brink of encroachment and bring them back to life,” he said. Continue Reading

Now Chennaiites can pay IDC charges in instalments

Suresh said due to people not being able to afford the amount, as most families in the area run on a monthly salary, they simply had to let sewage into SWDs which in turn pollutes Ambattur lake.

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Flyover in Chennai to be built at a cost of Rs 360 crore

In addition to MGR flyover in Porur and overbridge at Manapakkam, this overpass will be the third major bridge that will be constructed in this area to reduce traffic chaos. Continue Reading

Delay in stormwater drain works in Chennai worry residents

While the work on the nullah on the northern side of Ambattur Estate Road is complete, that on the southern side is far from over. So, the outflow of water is very negligible relative to the inflow when it rains. This makes the stormwater stagnate on the northern side, near the Anna Nagar West Extension area. Continue Reading

TN prepared to face rain: Minister Velumani

Tamilnadu government is fully prepared to face the upcoming northeast monsoon rains, said Municipal Administration, Rural Development and Special Programme Implementation Minister S P Velumani. Continue Reading

Traffic lights in Chennai to be on always, say commuters

Being one of the busiest stretches in the area, the flow of vehicles here is high. Senior citzens find it difficult to cross the road since the signals always remain turned off. Continue Reading