Fitness-enthusiast from Chennai is on a mission to reintroduce cycling

In a bid to encourage people cycling, Felix John from Chennai, has been elected as the Bicycle Mayor by Amsterdam-based social entreprise BYCS. A happy Felix is charting out ideas to make people embrace and leverage cycling. Continue Reading

Greater Chennai Corporation gives makeover to wells across the city

“The well that was recently deepened and desilted in Ayyappa Nagar near the Sannadhi Street has been given the design of Akshaya Paathiram, meaning, that this well will always have water in it. These designs are painted by painters who paint idols and walls in temple. We have used high quality materials to construct and paint these structures.” Continue Reading

Plastic awareness programmes held in Chennai

As per the instructions from the Department of Environment, government of Tamilnadu, plastic awareness programmes were conducted in various places, including schools, to educate and demonstrate the ill-effects of its usage to the general public and students.  Continue Reading

Chennai Bharathidasan Colony residents segregate waste themselves

Setting an example for others, the Bharathidasan Colony residents at K K Nagar have taken upon themselves the initiative of segregating trash and putting them in the bins provided by the Chennai Corporation. Continue Reading

Motorists using Ennore High Road get stuck on busy stretch, overbridge work stalled

Motorists travelling from Ennore High Road to Chennai Central are put to hardship due to heavy traffic. They request the authorities to commence the second phase construction work on the rail overbridge. Continue Reading

198 metric tonnes of plastic seized by Chennai Corpn from shops

Initially, there seemed to be confusion among the vendors and shopkeepers about the kind of plastics that were banned, but now the situation seems stagnant. A lot of retailers and shopkeepers are found to be secretly using and selling plastic covers for fear of losing their customer base. Continue Reading

GCC removes 6,978 party flag posts in two days

As per the Madras High Court order, political flag posts across the city have been removed in record time.
It is a common sight to see flag poles painted in party flag colours erected on roadsides. Continue Reading

Chennai Corpn holds meetings in zone 14 for effective garbage disposal

In order to bring awareness among residents on household waste management, the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) has been conducting awareness campaigns since last month. Continue Reading