Chennai Corporation

Chennai: Pavement dwellers in Egmore defy eviction

On Saturday, the police forcefully moved the luggage of pavement dwellers to a government shelter, but the residents refused to vacate, although some visited the shelter and returned.

published on : 18th October 2021

Chennai Corp collects Rs 6.43 lakh in fines from 507 persons for dumping garbage

Over the last three days, the Chennai Corporation has collected fines to the tune of Rs 6.43 lakh from those found dumping garbage out in the open.

published on : 16th October 2021

All thanks, no pay for Chennai Corp’s frontline workers

Pooja*, a nurse in her late 20s, deployed at an ‘Amma’ mini clinic in the city, said her salary of `12,500 has been delayed by at least 15 days.

published on : 16th September 2021

NGT tells Chennai Corp to revisit SWD project, says CRZ clearance needed

Civic body official claims construction on East Coast Road is aimed at mitigating flooding, but tribunal says it can’t be allowed as the area is ecologically sensitive

published on : 12th September 2021

How Chennai Corporation field staff convinced Kannagi Nagar to trust Covid vaccine

A few months ago, B Vengadathiri, a social work student walked into a house at Kannagi Nagar and appealed to a woman there to get inoculated against Covid at the earliest.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Chennai Corp mulls permanent Covid vaccine camps in all wards

With Chennai falling behind other metros in number of Covid vaccinations, civic body looks to increase coverage

published on : 24th August 2021

Chennai Corporation begins drive to seize single-use plastic products in shops

The City Corporation on Saturday began a drive to seize single-use plastic products and impose penalties on shops that use plastic covers and wrappers.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Chennai corporation fines Indigo Airlines Rs 25,000 for giving single-use plastic to flyers

Deputy Commissioner of Health Dr. Manish Narnaware said he found that the airline was giving single-use plastic envelopes and got them tested with TNPCB.

published on : 19th August 2021

NGO demands suspension of Chennai Corporation engineer for alleged involvement in illegal tenders

After a complaint by Arappor Iyakkam, an FIR was filed on August 9 against a few officials and contractors of the Chennai and Coimbatore Corporation and former minister SP Velumani

published on : 16th August 2021

DVAC files case against AIADMK former minister SP Velumani, conducts raids at 52 locations

On hearing the DVAC raid at Velumani’s house, AIADMK MLAs in Coimbatore and party supporters gathered in front of the former minister’s house at Sugunapuram.

published on : 10th August 2021

Chennai Corp to extend paid parking to more areas

Aiming to streamline parking across the city, the Greater Chennai Corporation is planning to expand its on-street parking system to more areas.

published on : 6th August 2021

Chennai corporation to hold series of competitions on August 5-6 for COVID awareness

The poster designing, drawing, slogan writing and meme creation competitions are open to all while the quiz is for school and college students

published on : 4th August 2021

Drive to rescue wandering mentally ill in Chennai raises concern

Activists and experts believe that such mass rescue drives, while leaving room for errors, may also infringe upon basic rights.

published on : 29th July 2021

Resident welfare associations  interested in planting trees can approach Chennai Corporation

“Residents associations have expressed interest in planting 500-600 trees.

published on : 26th July 2021

Chennai Corp removes 6,189 MT of waste from waterbodies

The city corporation has so far cleared around 6,189 MT of waste and water hyacinth from 30 waterbodies in the city, as part of its mass cleaning drive ahead of the monsoon season. 

published on : 25th July 2021
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