Urban sanitation in Tamil Nadu A Report on Public Conveniences

Source:Transparent Chennai
Author:Transparent Chennai
Download here:Urban sanitation in Tamil Nadu A Report on Public Conveniences (2034)
Description:An issue brief that examines access to sanitation in Tamil Nadu

Findings from Survey of Public Toilet Infrastructure and Services

Source:Transparent Chennai
Author:Transparent Chennai
Download here:Findings from Survey of Public Toilet Infrastructure and Services (1886)
Description:A document that analyses our findings from our survey of public toilets

Findings from Survey of Public Toilet Infrastructure and Services (Ward 120 and 121)

Source:Transparent Chennai
Author:Transparent Chennai
Download here:Findings from Survey of Public Toilet Infrastructure and Services (Ward 120 and 121) (2900)
Description:A document that analyses our findings from our survey of public toilets

Findings from survey of infrastructure and services

Source:Transparent Chennai
Author:Transparent Chennai
Download here:Findings from survey of infrastructure and services (1334)
Description:Note from public meeting in Ward 57

Changes to come: JNNURM II, Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY)

Source: Transparent Chennai
Author: Transparent Chennai
Download here: Changes to come: JNNURM II, Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) (2818)
Description: Slides summarizing research on the changes expected in the JNNURM II, the status of implementation of the RAY and potential challenges for communities in the program.

Possible Future Strategies for JNNURM and RAY

Source: Transparent Chennai
Author: Transparent Chennai
Download here: Possible Future Strategies for JNNURM and RAY (1938)
Description: Slides summarizing research on best practices from other cities, and strategies that could be used to improve the implementation of the RAY in Chennai. Presented at a public meeting held on December 2, 2012.

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.

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
Download here: Participatory Mapping as a Tool for empowerment (915)
Description: Describes how participatory mapping can be used as a tool in community planning and natural resource management.