Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board

350 families reside amid debris of 1,000 houses in Chennai's Sathyavani Muthu Nagar

In December last year, officials from various departments including the PWD, began evicting the families here under the Cooum river eco-restoration project.

published on : 16th November 2020

Temporary relief for Chennai tenement residents as Madras HC stays demolition for two weeks

There are around a hundred children who are attending schools and are now facing difficulty due to the eviction, said the petition

published on : 1st October 2020

Residents of Chennai's Kuppaimedu approach human rights panel seeking time to shift before houses razed

Many of them, hailing from disadvantaged economic backgrounds, are finding it difficult to find new accommodation as they are unable to pay the advance sought for houses on rent

published on : 28th September 2020

This Dhanush fan is helping families camping on the street after their houses were razed

For the fifth day on Saturday, officials are continuing to bring down the last of the houses. While some have found lodgings in their relatives’ houses, others are camping alongside the debris.

published on : 26th September 2020

Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board building in Chennai turns COVID-19 care centre with 1,400 beds

Residents in Tiruvottiyur and Ernavoor did not allow the corporation to take over the new tenements allotted to them, fearing that it may not be returned.

published on : 31st May 2020