Chennai Corporation

Biting fact: Corpn won’t count street dogs this yr

To conduct enumeration during rabies vaccination drive in January

published on : 3rd December 2022

99% of lease dues pending: Corpn

Only Rs 2.69 crore, out of Rs 420 crore, collected by Chennai corporation till March last year

published on : 30th November 2022

Chennai Corp mapping dark, unsafe roads to boost safety

For now, the civic body has identified unsafe stretches in Semmencherry and Tondiarpet.

published on : 29th November 2022

Plantation along Adyar nearly done, Cooum now in spotlight

The drive, originally started by the Chennai Rivers Restoration Trust, was taken over by the corporation last year. 

published on : 21st November 2022

Promised homes 20 years ago, 128 families stuck in Kannappar Thidal 

Residents urge Corporation to provide permanent housing at Jatkapuram on Wall Tax Road 

published on : 7th November 2022

Stormwater drains work: Will Chennai city evade monsoon mayhem?

Corporation officials were given a deceptively simple brief by the government before they started work in May — there must be no waterlogging in areas which faced the issue in 2021.

published on : 2nd November 2022

Chennai: Free loos worth Rs 430 crore planned in three zones

Corpn sends proposal to TN government, project to be implemented under public-private partnership

published on : 29th October 2022

No takers for crumbling Chennai Corp shopping complexes

Over 60 of 117 shops in Alwarpet, RA Puram & Teynampet still await bidders; Tenants complain of lack of functional toilets, damaged infra

published on : 20th October 2022

Thattu Kadai: It’s crunch time

The New Indian Express' reporters on the spicy happenings across Tamil Nadu in the week that was.

published on : 3rd October 2022

Chennai slips one rung, to 44th in Swachh Survekshan nat’l survey

In 28-day survey that covered 4,242 cities, Coimbatore comes in at 42 and Madurai at 45

published on : 3rd October 2022

Chennai corporation to renovate 400 city roads at Rs 200 crore

The civic body took into consideration about 2,000 roads both arterial and interior of which 400 have been selected for the first phase of work. 

published on : 19th September 2022

Report calls for rethink as 29 per cent of Chennai city may be inundated in five years

Use Chennai Corporation’s draft city climate action plan as base to frame developmental projects, say activists.

published on : 16th September 2022

Schools to get safe toilets for girls under Nirbhaya Fund

The Corporation council on Tuesday gave permission to build safe toilets for girls at two schools in Saidapet, under the Nirbhaya Fund.

published on : 31st August 2022

Corp to roll out breakfast scheme for 5.8k kids in North Chennai soon

The city corporation will roll out the breakfast scheme for elementary school students in North Chennai in the first phase.

published on : 26th August 2022

Chennai Corp shuts four homeless shelters, shifts 30 inmates

Terminates 3 shelters due to poor maintenance by NGOs and the other because its management submitted a letter of withdrawal

published on : 12th August 2022

Pet taken away by dog catchers employed by Greater Chennai Corporation

On being informed that six dogs were being caught in the area using ropes instead of butterfly nets, U Vijay, a local activist rushed to the spot.

published on : 11th August 2022

New property tax: Chennai Corporation sends 12 lakh notices, gets 3,000 appeals

The civic body said a committee has been set up to look into such problems in extended areas.

published on : 1st August 2022

Council allows appointment of 450+ temporary teachers in Chennai Corporation schools

However, the decision was opposed by CPI and CPM- alliance partners of the DMK.

published on : 31st July 2022

Chennai city corporation councillors want sitting fee hiked, better coordination

The councillors also urged the civic body to ensure that all corporation schools were provided with the new desks.

published on : 31st July 2022

Resettlement sites in Chennai to get sports boost; Rs 4 crore sanctioned

Corporation officials said more projects including development of sporting facilities and gyms will be taken up across all the resettlement sites in the city.

published on : 29th July 2022
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