Perumbakkam

Resettled 25 kms away from home, these daily wage workers fear loss of livelihood

These families who lived very close to the Vanagaram fish market are worried how their childrens' education will pan out as relocation means shifting to new schools.

published on : 12th November 2019

Chennai's relocated children at risk of malnutrition due to inadequate anganwadis

Only 11 of the 58 anganwadis are functioning at the relocation sight in Perumbakkam.

published on : 12th November 2019

Buildings ready, but schools yet to function in Perumbakkam

Construction of the buildings was over 3 years ago but education department is yet to start schools in it.

published on : 19th October 2019

Chennai's relocated urban poor face livelihood crisis in faraway lands 

Shifted to Perumbakkam about 30 kms away from their earlier residence, many in the new locality find very fewer opportunities to earn their bread.

published on : 1st October 2019

In Chennai's resettlement colony hospital, even sanitary worker attends to patients

As the sole doctor stays only for two hours, the hospital staff and until recently, even a sanitary worker, was prescribing medicines the rest of the day.  

published on : 20th September 2019

Visiting malls for a wash, saga of Perumbakkam residents

Households in blocks 65 and 66 barely receive four pots of water each on alternate days

published on : 18th September 2019

Residents of Perumbakkam resettlement colony in Chennai suffer without water 

Water crisis for over 200 families who live in the tail end blocks of Perumbakkam resettlement colony is far from over as each get an average of only four pots of water once in two days.  

published on : 18th September 2019

NCPCR team visit of no use for Chennai's Perumbakkam kids?

Even 8 months after child rights body visited resettlement colony, residents allege various facilities are still not available for children.

published on : 25th August 2019

Resettled families in Chennai's Perumbakkam struggle for public healthcare

With just two doctors three hours a day, a lone primary health care centre is not enough for 13,000 families.

published on : 24th August 2019

Finally, a new police station may soon come up at Perumbakkam

The tenements currently come under the Pallikaranai station limits.

published on : 13th February 2019