Public toilets layer

Source:Transparent Chennai
Author:Transparent Chennai
Download here:Public toilets layer (1007)
Description:Shape and kml files of Public toilets which was mapped by Transparent Chennai.

Ward layer (till Oct 2011)

Source:2008 CMDA master plan pdf map
Author:Transparent Chennai
Download here:Ward layer (till Oct 2011) (901)
Description:Shape and kml files of ward boundary till October 2011 which was digitized by Transparent Chennai based on PDF map from 2008 CMDA master plan.

Zone layer (as of Oct 2011)

Source:Corporation pdf map
Author:Transparent Chennai
Download here:Zone layer (as of Oct 2011) (1334)
Description:Shape and kml files of zone boundary as of October 2011 which was digitized by Transparent Chennai based on PDF map from Corporation of Chennai.

Zone layer (till Oct 2011)

Source:2008 CMDA master plan pdf map
Author:Transparent Chennai
Download here:Zone layer (till Oct 2011) (876)
Description:Shape and kml files of zone boundary till October 2011 which was digitized by Transparent Chennai based on PDF map from 2008 CMDA master plan.

The JNNURM in Chennai 2005 – 2012: An assessment with focus on the urban poor

Source: Transparent Chennai
Author:Transparent Chennai
Download here: The JNNURM in Chennai 2005 - 2012: An assessment with focus on the urban poor (1896)
Description: Slides summarizing research on the JNNURM and its performance in Chennai in improving conditions for the urban poor. Presented at a public meeting held on December 2, 2012.

The JNNURM and Access to Basic Services

Source: Transparent Chennai
Author: Transparent Chennai, Corporation of Chennai, Housing and Urban Development Department
Download here: The JNNURM and Access to Basic Services (2082)
Description: Slides summarizing research on the performance of the JNNURM in addressing issues facing access to basic services for the urban poor. Presented at a public meeting held on December 2, 2012.

Give the people what they want

Source:Indian Express
Author:Nithya V. Raman
Download here:Give the people what they want (1749)
Description:Op-ed based on the experiences with the public consultation for informal sector workers in the review of the City Development Plan in Chennai held in February 2009.

Govt fails to learn from past mistakes

Source:New Indian Express
Author:Nithya V. Raman
Download here:Govt fails to learn from past mistakes (1694)
Description:Op-ed arguing that the Basic Services for the Urban Poor component of the JNNURM has not specified the means through which cities and states should be improving access to basic services, leading to mixed outcomes in Chennai and other cities.