C Shivakumar

Tamil Nadu chief secretary to monitor TNRERA

The implementation of Real Estate Regulation and Development Act will be reviewed by Union Housing secretary Durga Shankar and Tamil Nadu chief secretary Girija Vaidyanathan.

15 Aug 2017

State fire department to get more powers

The State government is planning to give more powers to Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Service.

14 Aug 2017

CMDA to fix cameras at Koyambedu carriage bus terminus

The Chennai contract carriage bus terminus at Koyambedu will soon be under surveillance as the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority is planning to have cameras fixed.

11 Aug 2017

After 11 years, 1,600 pending files of old regularisation scheme scrutinised

More than 10 years have elapsed, but Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority is yet to clear 1,600 applications submitted under a previous scheme to regularise unauthorised buildings.

10 Aug 2017

Coming soon, pan-State master development plan for Tamil Nadu

For the first time, the State government is looking to frame a regional plan that would include land use pattern for the entire State, except for the Chennai Metropolitan Area.

09 Aug 2017

Plan to regularise illegal plots gets poor response

Just 6,800 apply to get government approval for land, as high fee and lack of punishment for missing deadline keep owners away.

07 Aug 2017

TANGEDCO draws up Rs 200-cr plan to clean up flyash waterbodies

Patch-up work first to fix leaks; the pipeline would be totally replaced in 12 to 16 months

04 Aug 2017

No portal yet, TNRERA files 100 plans manually

Registration deadline was July 31; officials mull limited time to develop portal; activists condemn lack of transparency

02 Aug 2017

CMDA may acquire forest land for bus stand link road

The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority is looking at acquiring reserve forest land for a link road to connect the proposed mofussil bus terminus on 88.52 acres in Kelambakka.

01 Aug 2017

Tamil Nadu to build 2.66 lakh homes for slum dwellers with private realty developers

About 22,384 housing units have received approval during the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee meet held recently.

31 Jul 2017

 Chennai Metro Water plans to tap Kosasthaliyar aquifer

A tender worth Rs 78 lakh has been floated to construct 10 borewells to tap water from the aquifer in the river.

29 Jul 2017

Builders to move court over project registration deadline

Developers and builders in the State are looking for legal remedy after the Tamil Nadu Real Estate Regulatory Authority (TNRERA) warned them to register their projects before July 31.

28 Jul 2017

Appointment of retired CMDA officials into RERA sparks row

The State government is filling vacancies in the Real Estate Regulatory Authority by appointing retired officials of the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority.

26 Jul 2017

Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board woos realtors with benefits to build homes for slum-dwellers

TNSCB is trying to woo real estate developers with 20,520 square metre of special transferrable development rights to build homes for 456 slum families under seven schemes.

24 Jul 2017

CMDA awaiting ASI confirmation for Kilambakkam bus terminus

The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority is yet to get a green light from the Archaeological Survey of India  for the proposed new bus terminus for southbound buses at Kilambakkam.

22 Jul 2017