This comes at a time when nearly 50 per cent of posts are vacant in Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority as the organization has been struggling to fill the posts since 2006.
In a first, the state government has decided to refund Rs 55.18 lakh from the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF) to 97 applicants who claimed they had donated the money by mistake.
Amid the lockdown, people have been exploring interesting ways to help the state government tide over the crisis and fight the spread of Covid-19.
We have heard umpteen stories of how common people come forward to extend their hand in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic.
The state has to shell out huge sums of money to meet the expense of free ration announced for the people and for other basic facilities.
It was the Puttingal fire tragedy at Kollam that happened about four years ago that inspired Adersh to start contributing a share of his savings to CMDRF.
Sources allege the body is using ELCOT to hire contractual workers to bridge the gap
A reply to the RTI applications filed by the NGO has found that a portion of the lake bed had been reclassified by the CMDA in March to facilitate the construction.
The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) will consider a representation against the construction of a hospital in Shenoy Nagar.