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October 13, 2014

Transparent Chennai’s survey findings in Ward 173 and researcher Vijay Senthil Kumar have been quoted in this article in The Hindu.

October 13, 2014

Transparent Chennai, as a part of its Initiative on Waste, Informal workers and Chennai’s future, is organizing a meeting with community based organizations on October 14, 2014. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss a strategy paper on issuing … Continue reading

September 10, 2014

Transparent Chennai’s exhaustive mapping exercise on waste generation patterns in ward 173 has been quoted in this article in Times of India.

April 23, 2014

Transparent Chennai’s researchers Satyarupa Shekhar, Prabu Raja and Vinaya Padmanabhan were invited to Johannesburg, South Africa between the 9th and 15th March 2014 for a learning exchange with the Southern African AIDS Trust, a not for profit organisation working on … Continue reading

November 15, 2013

In order to propose a decentralised solid waste management system, Transparent Chennai is now undertaking a survey of garbage in Ward 173. The Hindu talks to researcher Avni Rastogi on the project here.

October 23, 2013

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.

October 17, 2013

Researcher Avni Rastogi is quoted on the need to recognize informal waste workers in this article in The Hindu.

March 8, 2013

Transparent Chennai’s Ward Accountability Experiment in Wards 176 (Besant Nagar) and 57 (Royapuram) involved collecting and mapping data about public toilets and garbage collection in all streets in the two wards. What the two interventions highlighted was the lack of … Continue reading

March 8, 2013

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

March 8, 2013

We have added a new visualization to our beach layer which allows users to view trash accumulation as heat maps. A heat map is a graphical representation of density of latitude and longitude points on a map using 2 or … Continue reading