Challenge Blue may quickly rework metropolis’s beaches- The New Indian Categorical


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CHENNAI: As a part of the town company’s ‘Singara Chennai 2.0’ initiative, the town’s seashores might quickly get a makeover beneath the ‘Challenge Blue’ challenge.  

In accordance with a company official, introducing seaside merchandising carts was one of many proposals together with making a shady and calming pathway alongside the service highway for walkers and joggers. 

With inclusivity being a serious a part of the challenge, enabling entry for Individuals with Disabilities to the waves and organising viewing decks may even be part of the seaside growth challenge, mentioned officers. 

Together with this, concepts had been floated for a water fountain on the Adyar river, seen from the Western facet of the Thiru Vi Ka Nagar bridge. 

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“We’re nonetheless within the technique of discussing concepts and their feasibility. Concepts from varied departments had been inspired throughout a current assembly to debate proposals,” mentioned a senior company official. 

A gathering was held final week with the Company Commissioner Gagandeep Singh Bedi and senior engineers from the Works division of the town company. 

Aside from seaside beautification schemes, the challenge may even contain heritage, tradition, training and well being elements of the town infrastructure. New parks, building and renovation of flyovers and subways can be an integral a part of the renewed challenge, mentioned company officers. 

The Singara Chennai initiative was initially launched by Chief Minister MK Stalin when he was metropolis mayor throughout 1996-2001. He later mentioned in 2010 that he was in a position to obtain solely 50% of his imaginative and prescient for this challenge and beseeched M Subramanian, the then Mayor, to proceed the challenge with public cooperation.

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