The Confederation of Organisations for Built-in City Improvement has demanded that the world of the Higher Chennai Company be expanded into 800 sq km from the current 426 sq km.
In a letter to Chief Minister M.Ok. Stalin on Tuesday, the Confederation’s president D.S. Sivasamy, a former Further Director of Municipal Administration, recalled one of many suggestions of an official committee, constituted throughout the earlier DMK regime. Simply as the world of Hyderabad and Bengaluru is within the vary of 650 sq km to 700 sq km, Chennai ought to have an space of 800 sq km, comprising Ambattur, Avadi, Tiruvottiyur, Kathivakkam, Madhavaram, Alandur, Pallavaram, Tambaram and city panchayats and villages. Regardless of being an outdated municipal company, Chennai was, at current, ranked 15 in any respect India by way of measurement.
In 2011, earlier than the native our bodies’ elections, the world of Chennai was elevated to 426 sq km, by taking below its fold the areas comparable to Tiruvottiyur, Kathivakkam, Madhavaram, Alandur and Ambattur. The earlier AIADMK regime had individually made Avadi a municipal company. If it was not attainable to enlarge the scale of the Chennai Company to 800 sq km, the federal government ought to no less than carry Tambaram, Pallavaram, Pammal, Anakapathur and Sembakkam below the jurisdiction of the Higher Chennai Company. Solely then the areas wouldn’t solely get the civic infrastructure akin to that of Chennai but additionally have officers who might plan long run initiatives and schemes and execute them, Mr. Sivasamy added.