TNEB Foreman outrightly refuses to acknowledge receipt of complaint letter 7

Status: VICTORY (The Foreman got transferred) This incident occurred in the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board office, Jafferkhanpet, Chennai. We were facing some problem with the Electricity supply in our house and had gone there to give a written complaint. But the Foreman, who was the senior-most officer present on site at that time, in the absence of the ...

Solid Waste Management – Corporation of Chennai 2

A RTI has been filed to get insights into various phases of Chennai’s Solid Waste Management process from Source Collection to Dumping. Its been more than a month and Appeal has been filed. Then again no response from the PIO / FAA. Then we filed the Second Appeal and Complaint on the PIO / FAA ...

Road Blockade by Local Rowdies 3

A Road in Ashok Nagar was completely blocked by Mechanic Shop owners and the road was utilised as Mechanical Shop Backyard by them. Since last year (July, 2012) we reported the situation several times (Post 1, Post 2) in Facebook CCTP Page, but there were no proper response. By the last week of Febraury, 2013 two ...

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 ...

Construction of Yaga Gundas for Religious Ceremony @ West Saidapet

Constructions of Yaga Kundas are made in a street in Saidapet by Temple Authorities to perform a Hindu Religious Ceremony. The full width of the street has been completely blocked for over a week (last week of January, 2013). Worst thing is the whole ceremony is happening under the supervision of Police from local R6 ...

Fee payment procedure for RTI in TNIC

We can simply affix a Court fee stamp to RTI Application as a application fee. But there are other ways to pay RTI fee accorging to a TN G.O. But most of the Citizens and Public Servants neither know it nor implement it. So we liked to explore the possibilities and get official statements regarding ...