Hearing in TNSIC – Rough to applicants and the RTI Act and lenient to PIOs

Hearing in TNSIC - Rough to applicants and the RTI Act and lenient to PIOs
RTI follow up on Adyar, Cooum River restoration project: We filed a Second appeal against against Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on July 16, 2014. Background Information On February 5, 2013, S. Alexraj filed a complaint to prevent untreated sewage dumped into rivers through unlawful outlets. However, we noticed no action was taken. On July 22, ...

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 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 ...

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 – 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 ...