Faces of Kannagi Nagar

November 28, 2019 students 0

One half of Kannagi Nagar is shadowed by tall 3 BHK apartments while the other half by Ezhil Nagar. While they have a lot in common with the residents of Ezhil Nagar who too were relocated from differs parts of the city, their aspirations are no less than the ones living in the high-rises.

How to house the urban poor?

November 25, 2019 editor 0

If ever a place could be damned by its name, it is this; Thideer Nagar. The Tamil word Thideer means sudden. And Chennai is full of these so-called sudden Nagars

Kannagi Nagar Police Station

November 18, 2019 students 0

Kannagi Nagar Police Station Charudatt Prabhu, V.Ganesh, Kanishka Birat It is fitting perhaps that the police station in Kannagi Nagar–an area of subsidized housing on […]

Perumbakkam: the cost of resettlement

October 24, 2019 students 0

In the Perumbakkam locality maintenance is poor and water is scarce. Electricity supply is spotty, and the healthcare services available are less than adequate. Residents of the resettlement area also find it difficult to find livelihood in a whole new neighbourhood.

Government school, Perumbakkam

October 24, 2019 students 0

The Government School in Perumbakkam might stand by apart from the resettlers’ colonies but the infrastructure is lacking much like the buildings towering around.