The all-rounder, who shone in his debut Test in Australia, was more than happy to join the campaign, aimed primarily at drawing more voter participation.
“The owners can demolish the structures by themselves once the notices are issued. If they don’t in a stipulated time, the civic body will demolish it,” an official said.
However, even with the seemingly modest targets in place, the corporation is expected to have sanctioned only around 1,500 applications by February, with March marking the end of the year.
“Now there are at least 1,500 of us who have been doing business on the Marina for several years and only 540 carts will be given to existing vendors.
The initiative -- OPEN (Online Participation of Electoral Networks) -- is part of various measures underway to connect with voters, increase turnout and minimize the pandemic effect on polling.
Over 700 sanitary workers fired without even a notice period
A release on Thursday said, 60 per cent from the category A applications and 40 per cent from the category B applications will be selected through a lot system on January 20 and 21.
Officials say vehicles would be screened at State border
GCC's Chief Health Officer Dr Jagadeesan said the Corporation staff have been asked to be on the alert and find out if any type of yeast-like infection is found.
The Commission also directed the Corporation Commissioner to take disciplinary action against superintendent engineer of bus route roads, K Vijayakumar for dereliction of duty.
Public Information Officer M Victor Gnanaraj failed to provide information sought by anti-corruption NGO Arappor Iyakkam under the RTI Act.
Corporation commissioner G Prakash had ordered teachers to speak to the families and find out the reason behind the children dropping out and readmit them.
Whilt the CM had promised that about 2,000 clinics in total will come across the State, corporation officials said that an average of 150-170 patients visit the clinics every day.
The initiative, for which the Corporation partnered with ICICI in 2018, was initially billed as an integrated option to pay for civic services.
Sandwiched between two busy streets, Ranganathan and Natesan Street, the 12-foot wide bylane has been lying in a state of neglect for several years now.