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

published on : 21st January 2023

Selection of consultant to review Town Planning Act draws flak

The G.O. states the state government would pay the sum of `43.21 lakh, including GST for reviewing the Town and Country Planning Act.

published on : 2nd January 2023

5X expansion may give Chennai reward and pain

Other projects, including the double-decker highway from Chennai Port to Maduravoyal and the Chennai-Bengaluru Industrial Corridor, are also on the anvil. 

published on : 1st January 2023

Catchment area of Redhills to be reclassified? 

CMDA mulls proposal to change land use, likely to conduct study to frame regulations

published on : 17th December 2022

Hope on horizon as CMDA gets new captain

Stakeholders believe Sekar Babu will bring changes as transformative as ones he introduced in HR&CE department

published on : 16th December 2022

Major reshuffle at CMDA, several officials transferred

This comes after vice-chairman and housing secretary Hitesh Kumar Makwana was transferred as resident commissioner of Delhi recently.

published on : 8th December 2022

CMDA to develop six acres to fund upkeep of Kilambakkam bus stand

Terminus likely to open next year; CMDA mulls 2 revenue models suggested by consultant.

published on : 6th December 2022

‘Frame service rules after taking staff suggestions:’ Muthusamy

The minister was responding to allegations that employees had not been consulted during the framing of the new draft service rules.

published on : 1st December 2022

CMDA okays reclassification of 6 acres marked as river in Nandambakkam 

The water resources department said the boundaries were demarcated by the revenue department during the construction of compound wall on the western side abutting Adyar River. 

published on : 1st December 2022

Minjur satellite town to be spread over 111 sq km, include 12 villages

CMDA holds discussion on preparing development plans for satellite towns

published on : 25th November 2022

CMDA likely to surrender 75 posts, reorganise staff structure

The former chief planner of CMDA Krishna Kumar said there has been a veil of secrecy on the new service regulations.

published on : 24th November 2022

CMDA to conduct feasibility study to widen 423 roads in 20 local bodies

Official sources told TNIE that the 423 roads have been notified and a feasibility study will be conducted to find out which roads could be taken up for the project.

published on : 16th November 2022

Work on Kilambakkam bus terminus boundary wall delayed over clarity on land ownership

The bus terminus project has been plagued by delays due to Covid-19 and various other factors.

published on : 13th November 2022

CUMTA likely to shift to CMRL building in December

“Since the 12-floor building, which is spread over 8.96 acres, was inaugurated we have been planning to shift from the current office in CMDA,” said Jeyakumar.

published on : 8th November 2022

CMDA proposes single cut-off date for regularisation of layouts

Similarly, in the case of the rest of Chennai Metropolitan Area, the cut-off date is considered as November 29, 1972, for rural areas and January 1, 1980, for urban areas.

published on : 7th November 2022

Merger of MRTS and Metro: CMDA plans commercial development of 18 stations

This comes after Southern Railway gave in-principle approval to hand over MRTS to Chennai Metro during a meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Irai Anbu on May 11.

published on : 30th October 2022

CMDA to unlock 2,500 acres along ORR for commercial development

3 teams to check Minjur-Pammadukulam, Vellanur-Varadharajapuram, Nazarathpet-Vandalur

published on : 23rd October 2022

Chennai Metropolitan Area to become larger by over 1,000 villages

This comes after CM reviewed proposal this month to expand metropolitan area from 1,189 sq km to 5,904 km

published on : 22nd October 2022

CMDA move to commercialise land under Outer Ring Road against study

Report had suggested widening outer ring road to eight-lanes by 2031

published on : 19th October 2022

Meet on ‘river’ land reclassification turns dud?

No official of revenue, WRD dept turns up for 1st meet of high-level panel examining plans to reclassify ‘Adyar’ land

published on : 24th September 2022
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