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 ...

MTC Bus Operation 1

Another regular complaint that people of India daily faces. Public Transport Bus not stopping at right stops Its Bus D70, which is supposed to stop at Kasi theatre Stop, Ashok Pillar, Chennai. Even Ticket was issued with Kasi Theatre printed on it. But the driver crossed the bus stop without stopping there. When our volunteer ...

DELAYED Road Construction @ Pallikaranai

A regular scenario that one can see anywhere in India. Construction work of a Road or Bridge is started, then put on hold for years(literally) for unknown reasons Same is the case with certain Roads in Ward No. 189, Pallikaranai, Chennai, where the construction work started in the year 2011 and till (2013) not completed. A ...

Road Vehicle Pollution, Signal Violations 1

An RTI has been sent to Chennai Traffic Police to enquire on Vehicular Pollution, Sign Board and the status of various complaints (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) made on Chennai Traffic Police Facebook Fan Page on Jan, 2013 Thought the authorities were reluctant to give the answers initially, they replied back after applying First ...

Street Lamps @ Pallikaranai 3

We liked to test the RTI to see how it works, what could be done with RTI. So filed one for the sake of testing it with questions on Street Lamps in Ward No: 189 (Pallikaranai, Chennai). We never posed any critical questions, rather very normal questions which is not of much use, like How much fund ...

64 Lakh Saplings under G.O.(Ms) No. 144 costing 32 Crores 2

There are so many reasons for Corrupt state of the Country, which includes Family Politics, Corrupt Politicians and the Corruption itself from grass root level. Of course, we (the team) were also pointing fingers on others when we discuss the sad state of our country until recently, when we came across this powerful tool, Right To ...