User: ajantriks Topic: SC
Category: Chennai
Last updated: Dec 21 2018 10:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Here’s how Chennai’s novel Madras Waste Exchange is incentivising recycling 8.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Creating an ecosystem for a market-based 'waste economy' has given a big boost to dry waste recycling in the city, says Azhagu Pandiaraja M P, one of the core members who created the Madras Waste Exchange. Find out more about the unique initiative in this exclusive interview.
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The balancing act Chennai must perform to become truly ‘smart’ 7.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Infrastructure may be the most tangible manifestation of growth in an urban centre, but smart development has to integrate various components -- sustainability, quality of services, employment, land use etc -- to make a true impact on the life of the citizen.
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Chennai Buzz: Waste trading portal | New foot overbridge | Rs 68 lakh for surveillance cameras…and more 15.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
From a novel online waste exchange facility to new developments at the Alandur Metro station, latest updates on the Corporation's water bodies restoration project and new additions to the MTC's fleet -- catch this week's news from your city.
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In crisis-hit Chennai, the municipal body is trying to revive 210 lakes and rivers 13.12.2019 Scroll.in
Work on 71 has already been completed.
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71 done, 139 in progress: Efforts to restore Chennai water bodies show promise 12.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Out of 3,000 water bodies in Chennai city, 210 have already been taken up for restoration. The work entails desilting as well as removing water hyacinth and garbage in the water bodies. Here are more details about the same.
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Why citizen engagement will be vital for the success of Chennai as a smart city 13.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Technology adoption is at the heart of success of any smart city, Chennai included. But can physical and digital infrastructure help make a city more liveable? Here's where citizen engagement plays a key role.
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Chennai better prepared than others for smart city projects: Smart City CEO 8.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
In an interview, Raj Cherubal, CEO of Chennai Smart City Limited, talks of the various projects under the umbrella and the progress made on pedestrian plaza and parking management.
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Sustainability needs a people-centric approach; is smart city Chennai geared to that? 26.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A city tackling climate change needs to think big and small and involve all stakeholders in the process -- policymakers, state and local governments, private entities and citizens. That should be one of the primary goals of the Chennai Smart City programme.
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Not just Villivakkam Lake, apartments and malls too can benefit from our technology: BARC scientist 22.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Chennai Corporation has collaborated with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) to restore the Villivakkam Lake, using waste water treated through a special technology. We spoke to J Daniel Chellappa, Senior Scientist at BARC, to know more about the plans and the larger implications.
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Where and how can you ride a ‘smart bike’ in Chennai? 14.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Since its launch in February this year, Chennai's smart bike fleet has grown to 370 and sees, on average, 252 rides per day across all locations. A look at the details of the system and its overall performance so far
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What you can look forward to at the T Nagar pedestrian plaza 10.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Work on the pedestrian plaza in Pondy Bazaar is set to be completed in a month. What can pedestrians expect to see? How will it affect traffic and parking in the area? Watch this video to find out.
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Ranganathan Street faces many problems, but proposed ‘smart’ solution looks elsewhere 5.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The overcrowded shopping hub of Ranganathan street faces many risks due to encroachment and lack of fire safety, but this citizen writer points out why the skywalk proposed under the Smart City mission fails to address the core issue.
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How ‘smart city’ Chennai can be more resilient to disasters such as 2015 floods 24.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Technology in many ways forms the base for a smart city. With the 2015 floods exposing the city's inability to deal with heavy rains and flooding, the smart city mission should address the gaps and build resilience through use of digital infrastructure.
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Smart mobility: The three primary challenges before Chennai today 31.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Ease of mobility and efficient transportation must be key features in any smart city. As the city sets its own goals under the Chennai Smart City programme, the author identifies the crucial areas that need attention for realisation of those.
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How smart are our Smart City projects? 25.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Chennai needs effective, workable and lasting solutions to water management, property encroachment, traffic violation, public transport, local area planning, river cleanups and other issues that the city grapples with, but are the proposed Smart City projects really in sync with ground realities?
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Chennai Buzz: HC slams illegal water extraction | City gets solid waste incinerator | Rise in cases under POCSO … and more 22.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Water, waste, crime -- a round-up of the most important headlines from various beats in your city over the past one week
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'AI4Bharat': IIT Madras Faculty Launch Platform To Accelerate AI Innovation In India 10.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
AI4Bharat, launched on Wednesday aims to harness demonstrated AI technologies to solve real-world challenges.
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Meet Thiruvallur candidates: Two-time AIADMK MP faces another doctor fielded by MNM 17.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Thiruvallur Parliamentary constituency is comprised of six assembly constituencies — Madhavaram, Poonamalle, Avadi, Ponneri, Gummidipoondi and Thiruvallur. Once part of the Sriperumbudur constituency, Thiruvallur was carved out as a separate constituency in 2008 after delimitation.
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Corporation to tap solar energy 2.4.2019 Hindu: Chennai
Rooftop power plants likely to result in savings of ₹1 lakh per day on power bill
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A tale of two ponds that could mean less flooding for Sholingannalur this year 5.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Naturally blessed with hundreds of lakes and ponds, the city of Chennai can easily improve its ground water levels by restoring these water bodies. Here are two success stories of pond rejuvenation projects that could inspire other neighbourhoods in the city.
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