C Shivakumar

Trams to run alongside cars? CMRL  study to explore Metrolite feasibility

The financial bids for the study were opened by the Chennai Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (CUMTA) on Monday.

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TNHD notify rules to curb unapproved buildings

Lock and seal register will record inspections and notices issued on unauthorised developments across the state 

04 Feb 2023

Port-Maduravoyal double-decker elevated corridor to get CRZ clearance in TN

Tenders for the Rs 5,855 cr project to be finalised after NHAI gets letter from Environment Ministry

03 Feb 2023

TN’s urban reforms align with Centre’s roadmap

“Interestingly, the state has already been working on bringing reforms in planning and making efficient use of land resources through land pooling.

02 Feb 2023

TN likely to play major role in national green hydrogen mission

“The state had held a series of consultative meetings and a hydrogen policy will be chalked out within the next few weeks,” he said.

02 Feb 2023

Row over promotions of TN government employees: SC to hear petition on February 21

Sources said the Supreme Court is likely to take up the Contempt of Court case on February 21, 2023 on a priority basis.

31 Jan 2023

CMDA suggests increasing FSI to 6.5 along Chennai Metro, MRTS corridors

Move aimed at intensifying commercial development along transit lines, improve accessibility and mobility for jobs

29 Jan 2023

Chennai MDA mulls green TDR to save waterbodies

A report prepared by consulting firm Cushman and Wakefield, which had undertaken the study for Chennai Metropolitan Area, has suggested three kinds of green TDRs.

29 Jan 2023

Deadline to choose consultant for Parandur airport extended

The consultant selected has to obtain statutory clearances and assist in conducting bid process management for proposed development model for the greenfield airport.

28 Jan 2023

Chennai-Bengaluru expressway: 14km road work complete

95% of land for the 96km stretch has been acquired; work to be over within 16 months

26 Jan 2023

TN lays road map for investments at Davos meet

Tamil Nadu has laid a roadmap for future investments as it marketed itself as the leading investment destination in India at the World Economic Forum.

25 Jan 2023

TN govt mulls forming separate regional, urban planning authorities

This comes as the state government has notified the rules for preparing regional plans for optimum use of land resources in 1.36 lakh square kilometres last year.

22 Jan 2023

Kilambakkam bus terminus to be opened soon

Once inaugurated in mid-February, the terminus will cater to around 1.5 lakh south-bound commuters per day

21 Jan 2023

87 projects in pipeline on 550 acres along ORR

Meanwhile, a consortium of international developers is working on the zoning of land parcels, valuation and preparing of a master plan.

19 Jan 2023

Densely populated Chennai Metro phase-II line gets smooth start

“Currently, two tunnel boring machines are being used. We are planning to use two more machines this month and the remaining three tunnel-boring machines in the stretch by April.

18 Jan 2023