Interventions by Transparent Chennai to create data for change and to increase the ward councillor’s accountability has led to better services in a slum. Mint reports on our activities in the Kalyanapuram slum.
Transparent Chennai project director Nithya V. Raman recently delivered a talk on waste generation and disposal as part of the ECOWARE campaign at SBOA School and Junior College. The event was covered by The New Indian Express here.
No slum in Chennai has been officially recognized in the last 28 years, resulting in a gross lack of basic services for slum dwellers. Researchers Nithya V. Raman ad Priti Narayan write about this invisible population and the government’s inadequate … Continue reading →
Transparent Chennai recently held a meeting in Anna Nagar to facilitate participatory planning of pedestrian infrastructure in the area and raise awareness on pedestrian issues. The Hindu quoted researcher Lalitha Selvarajan in this article on the event.
How can citizens be involved in the design of pavements on streets in their own area? Researcher Roshan Toshniwal lays down Transparent Chennai’s attempts to achieve this, in this article published in the Traffic Infra Tech magazine.
Transparent Chennai’s walkability team recently conducted an exercise to survey the streets of K K Nagar for pedestrian infrastructure, and also held a meeting with the local community to present their findings and invite their participation to design their streets. … Continue reading →