Chennai Metro Rail Expansion- Plan For Under Ground Line Ready

Chennai Metro Rail Expansion- Plan For Under Ground Line Ready

CMRL is gearing up to build a new under ground line between Washermanpet and Korukkupet including two stations as part of Phase –I extension to Wimco nagar, (part of the Airport- Washermanpet line) which will provide access to residents of North Chennai neighbourhood to the MRTS. The line will stretch through 2Kms beneath densely populated northern suburbs of New-washermanpet and Korukkupet.  The stations and tunnels for construction by the Contractor is on process and will be done away this month end….

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Test on New Born to Avert Mental Disability

Test on New Born to Avert Mental Disability

Doctors pitch for mandatory test on new born to prevent mental disability.  Disability can be prevented in at least five children a day if a new born screening is made compulsory.  Screening involves taking a blood sample to find out if the new born have any one of five serious auto immune diseases. The mental disability, is caused by low thyroid hormone production in new born babies paving way for this disorder and stunted growth.  Studies show one…

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Enhanced School Fee Levy, Leaves Burden to Parents

Enhanced School Fee Levy, Leaves Burden to Parents

Schools in TN, increases fees by 10% from this academic year and the staff members of School management justifies, this hike is to compensate for salary increments for the teaching (at least 60% of fees goes towards salaries) and other staff, cost of maintenance including the lab equipment/computers, cost of labour, conveyance, infrastructure and building cost. Many schools in the city intimate that every year they have to hike the tuition fee by 10% and parents can’t complain about this,…

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Boon to Provident Fund Employees

Boon to Provident Fund Employees

The employees Provident fund organisation raised the interest rate to 8.8% from 8.75%, while the Government has reduced the interests on postal deposits by 25 basis points. However the interest rates in PPF, NSC, Sukanya Samridhi Yojana, Senior citizen’s savings scheme and the monthly income scheme is left untouched time being. This will help the economy to move to a lower overall interest rate regime eventually and thereby help low-income and salaried classes. What is your opinion? Share your ideas…

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