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DMK allies stage walkout at Tiruchy council meet over bid to outsource sanitation work

Councillor Jawahar said ensuring hygiene at all the wards is the basic responsibility of the corporation.

28 Apr 2023

Metro plan won't affect elevated corridor project, says Tiruchy corporation

"We have already finished the soil test for the elevated corridor project and our team is working on its plan. This project would not get cancelled due to the metro.

27 Apr 2023

‘Infrastrucutre projects in Tiruchy fail inclusivity test’

Areas like Palakkarai, where the streets are congested, and the poor state of Uyyakondan canal and park reflects the apathy of the administration, say residents who reside in these areas.

25 Apr 2023

UGD, blacktopping projects hit rainwater harvesting in Tiruchy city

However, the new council formed in 2022 gave priority to UGD and blacktopping works, paying little attention to the RWH system work.

24 Apr 2023

Srirangam flower market project shelved owing to funds crunch, says Tiruchy corporation

We have put it on hold due to the financial crunch. We are already considering some major works in Srirangam and the flower market project would be included in them.

24 Apr 2023

Fire risk rises as garbage back in Tiruchy's Ariyamangalam dump yard

In 2019, a major fire broke out in Ariyamangalam dumping yard, and the fumes could be brought under control only after a week and 1.5 lakh litres of water.

23 Apr 2023

Commuters voice demand to elevate Vayalur road after drainage work eats up parking space, causes traffic snarls

Talks to improve the condition of the road failed to materialise over the years.

22 Apr 2023

Tamil Nadu government allots 25 doctors to Tiruchy city

Sources said the corporation had initially planned to open the H&W centres this February. However, the delay in allotting staff to the centres stalled the inauguration for the moment.

20 Apr 2023

Tiruchy corporation to set up bio-CNG plant in reclaimed Ariyamangalam dump yard this year

With plans on to expand the corporation limits to 100 wards from the current 65, the need for more waste processing options like a bio-CNG plant becomes more significant.

17 Apr 2023

Multi-purpose corporation office in each ward to cut down response time to civic issues in Tiruchy

As the office doesn't require huge space, we are sure that we can easily identify locations in each ward for constructing them.

16 Apr 2023

Tiruchy city has 5,050 street vendors, finds out corporation survey

The enumeration exercise to regulate street vendors in the city kicked off in December last year.

15 Apr 2023

Central Bus Stand to stay, plan on to set up government offices above it, clarifies Tiruchy corporation

This means the project is likely to start either by the end of the year or the beginning of next year.

08 Apr 2023

Tiruchy corporation’s ID mandate to access shelters for homeless draws flak

Meanwhile, senior officials said that such a restriction was imposed to ensure safety.

07 Apr 2023

QR code to detect unsegregated waste disposal to kick off in Tiruchy city by June

Senior officials said that once they finish the QR code distribution for all the buildings, they would begin imposing fines on everyone failing to segregate their waste.

06 Apr 2023

Loco pilots work for upto nine hours without access to toilets

TNIE spoke to 20 loco pilots, including women, and learned of their unending plight that has forced some to resort to wearing adult diapers.

04 Apr 2023

Tiruchy Corporation plans to expand scope of Integrated Command and Control Centre

Though this is a welcoming move, the moot question is why the town planners have not considered the scope of ICCC and its mobile office unit before establishing it.

03 Apr 2023

One year on, Tiruchy corporation waits for state government fund for office expansion project

A year has passed since the corporation council meeting adopted a resolution to expand the office space of the civic body’s main office building taking into account future requirements.

01 Apr 2023

Tiruchy Corporation bets on public outreach to beautify city

Officials have admitted that the response to the new strategy has been enthusiastic and that students have been actively participating.

27 Mar 2023

Tiruchy Corporation floats tenders for reconstruction of 157-year-old railway overbridge

The bridge, constructed in 1866, got the local body's attention only when it developed cracks during the rain in 2020.

23 Mar 2023

Green energy to get fillip as Tiruchy railway division mulls solar panels across stations

Meanwhile, the other stations roughly contribute 10 KW per station. And the division is now planning to expand solar power usage to 490 KW by 2024, senior officials have said.

20 Mar 2023

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