Kodambakkam Residents Welfare Exnora organised a civic meeting to discuss issues such as bad roads, non-clearance of garbage, desilting of storm-water drains and shifting of ticket counter at railway station and other public grievances. R. Govindaraj, joint general secretary, Exnora International, and Anand Laxman senator, Exnora International, participated. Meenakshi, president of the welfare association, welcome the gathering

R. Govindaraj, Joint General Secretary, Exnora International, said the ticket counter at the Kodambakkam railway station could be shifted to the foot over-bridge as in the case of Mambalam railway station.

Ms. Meenakshi suggested that trees on certain places such as Viswanathapuram Main Road had to be trimmed, as they are blocking the street lights. R. K. Singh, president, Anna Park Walkers Association, said the stormwater drain had to be cleaned.

Ms. Raji Sasikumar said construction of public conveniences at several places would benefit the people. However, a few denied the idea and suggested that imposing fines could reduce the problem.

Ayurveda system

T. Nagar Exnora and Sri RKM Sarada Vidhyalaya Higher Secondary School, T. Nagar, organised a programme on indigenous systems of medicine with special focus on Ayurveda for women. R. Veeracholan, BAMS, Medical Officer, Urban Ayurvedic Medical Centre presided over the programme. R. Govindaraj, secretary, Exnora International, was present. K. Meenakshi, the school headmistress, Sri RKM Sarada Vidhyalaya Higher Secondary School, T. Nagar, welcomed the gathering and spoke on the benefits of Ayurveda. Mr. Veeracholan explained how various diseases could be prevented or managed by following simple but traditional dietary regimen. Teachers of the school took part in the programme.

 

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