The urgent need to address the problem of inadequate public sanitation facilities in Chennai is being taken up by mainstream media. The Hindu cites Transparent Chennai’s research on public toilets in the city.
In contrast to recent media reports of demands to demolish public toilets in the city allegedly because they were not being used, the Times of India recently announced that the Corporation of Chennai was going to install 5000 new portable … Continue reading →
Our teammate Somya Sethuraman writes about Transparent Chennai’s on-going research on public toilets. The op-ed explains the lack of communication and coordination between multiple authorities for sanitation in the city. It highlights the poor quality of existing data on public … Continue reading →
The past few weeks have seen a number of articles reference Transparent Chennai’s research outputs. We’ve been a little late in putting them up, but here they are! In early March, this blogpost (with a hilarious concluding image – make … Continue reading →
Transparent Chennai director Nithya V. Raman presented on the final day of the conference in a session on E-governance. Her presentation encouraged participants to think about e-governance not just for improving government’s internal functioning, but also improving access to information … Continue reading →
As a member of the Steering Committee on ‘Urban Water Supply and Sanitation’ for the State Planning Commission’s Twelfth Five Year Plan, Somya Sethuraman, a member of Transparent Chennai, compiled a report on Urban Sanitation in Tamil Nadu. The report … Continue reading →
We cordially invite you to a meeting on “Sanitation in Tamil Nadu: The State of Public Conveniences” with the Transparent Chennai team at the Centre for Development Finance, IFMR, Chennai. I have been invited by the Tamil Nadu State Planning … Continue reading →
Our team member, Somya Sethuraman, is now a Member of the Steering Committee on “Urban Water Supply and Sanitation” for the Tamil Nadu Planning Commission’s Twelfth Five Year Plan Report. As a coordinator for a sub committee on “Public Conveniences”, … Continue reading →