Findings from survey of infrastructure and services

Source:Transparent Chennai
Author:Transparent Chennai
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Description:Note from public meeting in Ward 57

Give the people what they want

Source:Indian Express
Author:Nithya V. Raman
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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
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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.

MetroWater A Source of Receipt and Distribution Details 08-06-2011

Source: MetroWater internal document
Author: MetroWater
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Description: Shows transfers of water supply among water treatment plants, distribution stations, and parts of the city (8 June 2011).

Middle Class Activism and Poor People’s Politics : An Exploration of Civil Society in Chennai

Source: Development Studies Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science
Author: John Harriss
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Description: Aims to provide some analysis of the structure and character of civil society in India with specific study on Chennai . It studies social and civil associations in the city and the role they play.

Participatory Mapping as a Tool for empowerment

Source: International Land Coalition
Author: Stefano Di Gessa
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Description: Describes how participatory mapping can be used as a tool in community planning and natural resource management.

Participatory Mapping: Who gains and who loses

Source: Institute of Development Studies
Author: Robert Chambers
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Description: Describes how participatory mapping can be used as a tool in community planning and natural resource management.