Restoration of Adyar and Cooum Rivers Part 6

Its been more than 6 months since we filed complaints to 10 departments on the sad state of Adyar and Cooum Rivers. We didn’t hear from even one of the department regarding our Complaint, which is expected. So we filed our second set of RTIs, to enquire into the status of our complaints. Some of ...

Restoration of Adyar and Cooum Rivers Part 5

     We filed 10 complaints and 7 RTIs to various departments concerning the maintenance and monitoring of the river. And as expected, the RTIs were not answered in 30 days. But the authorities played football with our RTIs forwarding them indefinitely to other departments, other officials, trying to evade from our sharp questions, ignoring ...

Restoration of Adyar and Cooum Rivers Part 4

Initially we sent 7 RTI to the Chief PIOs in concerned departments in the month of February, 2013. Its been around 5 months now, but still we are struggling to get all the necessary information that we aimed for. The 7 RTI got split into several as the Chief PIOs of all departments forwarded it ...

RTI on Water and Drainage problem, West Saidapet, Chennai

A complaint has been made by Sarathy Nagar Resident’s Welfare Association on June, 2012 regarding metro water problem and sewage problem. There was no response from the authorities for around 8 months. So two RTI applications has been sent (on Feb, 2013) enquiring the action taken on the complaint.      Metro Water started work ...

Restoration of Adyar and Cooum Rivers Part 3 1

Complaints have been filed to concerned departments on February 5th, 2013 to clean up the river and restore it to its former clean state. All the problems faced by the river and the authorities responsible to fix them were briefly summarised in the complaint. Also the photos were attached with the complaint and the problems ...

Restoration of Adyar and Cooum Rivers Part 2 1

8 RTI Applications have been filed in the month of February to the following Departments, soughting information regarding the authorities responsible for maintenance of the rivers, authorities responsible to take care of each and every problems faced by the rivers, budget allocated for the river maintenance, their plan with the river and many more. The ...

Restoration of Adyar and Cooum Rivers Part 1 2

240 Photos were snapped in the month of January along the stretches of Adyar and Cooum rivers. 154 photos in Adyar river and 86 in Cooum river. All photos are geo-tagged in order to identify their latitude and longitude. Each and every photo shows some clear violation of rules, varying from Untreated Sewage Effluent flowing ...

Restoration of Adyar and Cooum Rivers – Main 17

Adyar and Cooum rivers (Chennai, India) were once the symbol of our glory and the backbone of our waterways, but now they have been turned into a symbol of disgrace with exceeding amount of untreated toxic sewage and human waste getting stagnated in river and causing mosquito menace, which leads to spread of vector borne ...