Greater Chennai Corporation

GCC’s upcoming 90 toilets to leave no carbon footprint

Existing toilets in 280 locations in the city will also be renovated under the same public-private partnership, but they won’t be brought under the IGBC ambit.

published on : 16th November 2023

Licence fee to buildings with Floor Space Index area of more than 100 sq m to be doubled

“To reduce the burden for economically weaker section, the fees may not be revised if the builtup area is less than 100 sq m,” the resolution read.

published on : 1st November 2023

Ahead of rain, corporation’s disaster plan identifies vulnerable areas in Chennai

Real-time forecast system for 3 river basins; flood-prone areas drop from 561  in ’21  to 37 in ’22

published on : 10th October 2023

Rs 2,893 crore supplementary estimates presented

A sum of Rs 277 crore has been set aside for the comprehensive upgrade of 45 government polytechnic institutions across the state, and Rs 139 crore for the Adyar river restoration project.

published on : 10th October 2023

Ambattur sanitary workers seek regularisation of jobs in Chennai

After a lot of struggle, our salary was revised two months ago, but there is no week off. We want our work to be regularised,” she said.

published on : 9th October 2023

Cannot track progress of complaints on Chennai Corporation portal, say residents

Many residents complain that they are unable to track the progress of their petitions on the portal and in some cases, petitions are marked completed without any concrete action being taken.

published on : 7th October 2023

Off the cuff: No changes at the helm-et

Mayor R Priya said that the rules are the same for everyone and that she cannot be granted an exemption.

published on : 2nd October 2023

Cattle on streets may get owners Rs 5,000 fine

As of September 16, a total of 3,468 stray cattle heads were seized by the corporation this year. The seized animals have been impounded in sheds at Perambur and Pudupettai.

published on : 30th September 2023

Udhayanidhi launches survey to map travel behaviour of Chennaites

The exercise, taken up by CUMTA involves improving the accuracy of findings utilising big data about various aspects of transportation priorities in Chennai.

published on : 19th September 2023

Celebrating Chennai on a chariot

On Sunday, children took a tour of the city on horse-drawn carriages, viewing its iconic buildings and listening to stories.

published on : 28th August 2023

Chennai Corporation, CMDA want new body to stop illegal constructions

Sources said this would provide powers to the commissioner to monitor even unauthorised high-rise buildings, which come under the purview of CMDA.

published on : 26th August 2023

Stray cattle continue to rule the streets despite crackdown by Chennai Corporation

TNIE spotted 30 cattle in a 5km radius in Triplicane; owners claim animals not creating problems

published on : 23rd August 2023

Entries invited for Chennai Day

The corporation has also invited ideas from the public to redesign public places and settlement areas in the city.

published on : 13th August 2023

Stray dog menace continues to bite Chennai

16,787 dog attacks recorded till June this year, up to 90 complaints registered per day

published on : 12th August 2023

Greater Chennai Corporation to crack whip on stray cattle

Letting out cattle has become habitual, said corporation veterinary officer Dr Kamal Hussain.

published on : 11th August 2023

Cracking the whip: State government to introduce licensing for beach horses in Chennai

“The only way to improve the situation is to regulate the business. We will microchip all the 150-odd horses in Chennai, predominantly used for joyrides on Marina.

published on : 2nd August 2023

Few takers for corporation pet licences in Chennai

Owners say online registration confusing, dept promises to fix glitches based on feedback

published on : 28th July 2023

HC seeks explanation from GCC commissioner on 400 teachers post remaining vacant for ten years  

A division bench expresses shock over vacancies impacting studies of the students.

published on : 20th July 2023

Work to lay sewer lines in Thalankuppam begins

More than 60 cops deployed in the area to prevent any incident

published on : 19th July 2023

Rs 9 crore allocated for renovating Amma canteens

Deputy mayor says allocation hiked as CM wants scheme benefitting poor to continue

published on : 4th July 2023
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