Particular occasions deliberate to focus on first-time voters
A research performed by the District Election Workplace has revealed that greater than 48% of first-time voters within the 16 Meeting constituencies of Chennai district haven’t registered their names on the electoral rolls but.
Of 1,24,824 individuals belonging to 18-19 years of age, solely 64,152 individuals have enrolled. Authorities from the workplace have begun visiting the households and have charted plans to spice up the enrolment marketing campaign.
As a part of the initiative, 34 actions are deliberate to be performed with a particular give attention to first-time voters. Programmes such because the e-bike rally, occasions at hostels, seashores, gymnasiums, stadium and public transport hubs have been deliberate within the upcoming week.
Supply: The Hindu
Metropolis runs low on Covishield inventory
With Chennai witnessing a sudden surge in new COVID instances, Higher Chennai Company Commissioner G Prakash said that the scenario could be again to regular in about two or three months if the security protocols are adopted.
With the Chennai Company running low on Covishield stock, city neighborhood well being centres and first well being centres at the moment are providing Covaxin to individuals since late final week. In keeping with UPHC workers, the accessible Covishield doses have been reserved for the second dose.
It’s to be famous that the civic physique is vaccinating round 25,000 individuals on a regular basis and plans to take it to 50,000 a day by the tip of March. To this point, 4 lakh individuals have been vaccinated within the metropolis.
Supply: The New Indian Specific | The Occasions of India
Water from two lakes in suburbs good for family use: TNPCB
The Tamil Nadu Air pollution Management Board (TNPCB) and native our bodies conducted a take a look at on the water high quality at Narayanapuram and Keelkattalai lakes. The outcomes confirmed that micro organism and chemical substances have been throughout the prescribed limits and that the water was secure for family use.
The Whole Suspended Stable (TSS) degree, the dry-weight of suspended particles, in Keelkattalai lake was 14 mg per litre and 20 mg per litre in Narayanapuram lake. The Whole Dissolved Stable (TDS) degree, the measure of dissolved mixed content material of all inorganic and natural substances, was 860 mg/l in Keelkattalai and 719 mg/l in Narayapuram. The TNPCB authorities said that the degrees are nicely throughout the prescribed ranges.
Supply: The New Indian Specific
Civic physique will get a gender lab
In a bid to make city infrastructure gender-sensitive, the company has set-up a gender lab. 5 World Financial institution consultants, who’ve already begun engaged on the mission, will file the findings to form the city infrastructure that can assist in planning the town, retaining in thoughts the wants of girls.
There are plans to rent 5 further consultants to review accessibility, mobility, security, well being and hygiene, local weather resilience and social safety. The upcoming initiatives will probably be gender-sensitive and the inputs of the consultants may even be thought of to make policy-level modifications.
Supply: The Occasions of India
[Compiled by Bhavani Prabhakar]