Greater Chennai Corporation

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

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

Chennai Corporation gets Rs 508 crore for infra projects

State I&A Promotion Committee also sanctioned funds for infrastructure projects in Tiruchirapalli, Tiruppur, Kumbakonam, Karur, Kancheepuram and Rameswaram worth Rs 128.8 crore.

published on : 28th July 2022

Greater Chennai Corporation to build 156 new bus shelters

The civic body will also take into account public requests over the next two years and construct new shelters accordingly.

published on : 20th July 2022

Greater Chennai Corporation to redevelop Marina beach, seek architects' help

As part of the beautification projects undertaken across the city by the civic body, the six-km stretch along the Marina, one of the biggest attractions in the city, is to be redeveloped.

published on : 16th July 2022

Greater Chennai Corporation sets target for stormwater drain work

The Corporation HQ has set three-day targets for construction and desilting and taking note of the progress of contractors against the set target.

published on : 15th July 2022

Chennai Corporation to build 50 'sponge parks' to store rainwater

According to senior corporation officials, zonal officials have been asked to help identify parks that can be converted into sponge parks so every zone has at least two such parks.

published on : 11th July 2022

COVID mask compliance: Greater Chennai Corporation nets Rs 60,000 fine on Day 1

Meanwhile, the Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) has made it mandatory for passengers to wear masks. 

published on : 7th July 2022

Consultant advises Greater Chennai Corporation on ways to raise revenue

Properties identified to be underassessed with GIS mapping should be reassessed for property and professional tax by a third party.

published on : 29th June 2022

Chennai corporation to increase contact tracing as Covid cases increase

The Greater Chennai Corporation has also commenced an awareness drive among the 60 plus categories of people for taking the third dose of vaccine.

published on : 26th June 2022

Users face tech trouble in Chennai's SmartBike 'app'

Key issue is locking and unlocking and after scanning the QR code, the bike remains locked, but the app says it is unlocked.

published on : 5th April 2022

With new SoP, Tamil Nadu looks to make evictions humane and dignified

Houses will not be demolished until the entire settlement is relocated, and private packers and movers have been engaged to help residents move for the first time in the city.

published on : 4th April 2022

Residents claim medical waste dumped in Chennai's Kodungaiyur canal, want it cleaned up

Residents of Kodungaiyur have urged the Corporation to desilt the canal at North Avenue Road as it has turned into a breeding ground for mosquitoes.

published on : 14th March 2022

Chennai Corporation seizes 585 stray cattle in two months

As part of measures to control stray cattle in the city, 585 stray cows have been seized by the corporation in the last two months and Rs 9.06 lakh collected as fines.

published on : 28th February 2022

Madras HC asks TN govt to fix regular pay for GCC conservancy workers

He wanted the respondents to take into account labour extracted from them and the time scale of pay given to the regular workers for the same work.

published on : 25th January 2022

Greater Chennai Corporation gives nod for 70 schemes under Namakku Naame

The Greater Chennai Corporation has been granted sanction to carry out 70 developmental work worth Rs 9.31 crore under the Namakku Naame Scheme.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Greater Chennai Corporation quota for women quashed by Madras HC

The Madras High Court on Tuesday quashed a government notification providing reservation for women in the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) since it exceeded 50 per cent.

published on : 12th January 2022

Senior citizens with co-morbidities can avail home vaccination by booking via emergency helpline: Greater Chennai Corporation

Senior citizens who have taken only one dose and past the timeframe to get the second dose can also call the numbers to get vaccinated at home.

published on : 10th January 2022
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