Postal poll for absentee voters
The Election Fee of India (ECI) has introduced the absentee voting system for voters working in important providers, senior residents above 80 and individuals with disabilities. Voters can register their votes by way of postal ballots.
The Chennai district election workplace held a dialogue with the representatives of political outfits explaining the process for absentee voters.
For opting this service, voters ought to have utilized by way of the web window. The registration course of has begun from March twenty sixth. On this elaborate system, an appointment could be sought to take the voting machine to the residences of voters for them to train their proper to vote.
District Election Officer G Prakash clarified that for COVID sufferers can be supplied with PPEs for voting to be able to guarantee security.
Supply: The Hindu
Chennai Company re-initiates COVID protocols
As town is witnessing a spike within the variety of COVID-19 instances, the civic physique plans to re-initiate door-to-door surveillance starting from Monday. Greater than 12,000 volunteers can be deployed to display screen residents for signs of COVID-19.
In gentle of those developments, the federal government hospitals within the metropolis are beginning to increase the number of beds and plan to retain the present docs and home surgeons to take care of a possible improve on hospitalisations.
As a part of the COVID administration technique, the civic physique does residence surveillance and monitoring of people who find themselves quarantined. Italso elevated the variety of fever clinics, amped up testing capability and vaccinations.
Company Commissioner Prakash acknowledged that over 100 medical specialists could be employed for ramping the fever camps and added that the civic physique plans to check 15,000 folks per day.
On the vaccination entrance, the civic physique will start to vaccinate folks above 45 years of age beginning April 1.
Supply: The Hindu | The New Indian Categorical
Shenoy Nagar park to be prepared by September
The Chennai Metro Rail Restricted (CMRL) has promised to revive the Shenoy Nagar park which was closed down in 2011 for metro rail building. It’s to be famous that a number of hundred bushes had been axed to facilitate the metro rail building. Now, the company has promised to revive the inexperienced cowl. The brand new park will been cut up into assorted sections to cater to varied age teams.
The company can also be constructing an underground facility beneath the park consisting of extra facilities similar to tennis court docket, strolling monitor and a devoted area for yoga and meditation. The power, unfold throughout two lakh sq ft, can even have a devoted car parking zone to accommodate 400 4-wheelers. The work is more likely to be accomplished September.
Supply: The Instances of India
New system for quicker motion of trains in Tambaram
In a bid to ease the swift motion of suburban trains on the Tambaram yard, the Southern Railway has commissioned an interlocking system. It will substitute the present Route Relay Interlocking (RRI) which is utilized in giant and busy stations to deal with excessive volumes of prepare actions. The proposed Kyson system will assist pace up trains on the brand new third line between Tambaram and Chengalpattu.
The division has put in 5 built-in energy provide items at a number of junctions for round the clock energy provide.
Supply: The Hindu
Compiled by Bhavani Prabhakar