User: ajantriks Topic: SC
Category: Chennai
Last updated: Sep 14 2019 11:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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In five years, T Nagar will see dramatic transformation: Ashwathy Dilip, ITDP 21.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
How will the ongoing pedestrianisation project in T Nagar under the Chennai Smart City mission impact the area and the lives of residents and visitors? Will it address the current concerns shared by citizens and traders? Can it hold lessons for other neighbourhoods?
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Chennai Buzz: Aavin’s plastic free initiatives | Road safety gallery | Crackdown on illegal dumping…and more 19.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
From Aavin's planned buy-back policy for its plastic satchets to stricter action against illegal dumping along waterways, from smart parking projects to Chennai's very own robot for its roads -- here's a round-up of key headlines from your city this week.
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Santhome park opens up infinite possibilities for Chennai kids 21.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The city's first inclusive park was inaugurated earlier this week. It is tailored to the needs of all children, including those with special needs and disabilities. The vibrant space has seen great reception in a short time.
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India-Japan Development Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, including Africa 29.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
India and Japan committed to working together to promote peace, stability and prosperity, through economic growth and development in the Indo-Pacific, including Africa, by enhancing connectivity through quality infrastructure and capacity building of our partners.
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Chennai Buzz: Monsoon vulnerability | Nod to four smart city projects | Chennai Central turns green…and more 17.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Smart city projects worth Rs 258 crore were sanctioned last week; which are these and which areas will they impact? How are power and water supply set to change in the days to come? Catch all this and more important news from last week in our weekly Chennai buzz.
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Smart city 30.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Smart city
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Around 100 water bodies in Chennai set to get a new lease of life; here’s how 26.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Civic authorities, NGOs, corporate organisations and domain experts have all come together to identify and work on restoring these water bodies with active community participation. It is hoped that this will prevent recurrence of a 2015-like urban flood. »
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Chennai Buzz: Trees cut for Smart City, plans for new STPs, a Nature trail along the Cooum and more! 16.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
What's happening, or set to happen, in your city? A quick look at some of the more important headlines from Chennai last week, as you start a new one! »
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Smart city spending: Where is Chennai putting its money? 11.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The Corporation of Chennai recently shared the budget break-up for the Chennai Smart City programme. With an allocation of more than Rs 36 crore, the multi-level parking in T Nagar is the most expensive among ongoing projects. Any guesses which are the others and where they stand? »
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