Power shutdownCHENNAI: Power supply will be suspended between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. in parts of Perumbakkam and Chepauk on Wednesday.
Energy theft detectedThe Chennai/Central Enforcement Squad detected a case of energy theft by direct tapping at a hotel in Arumbakkam. The provisional assessment of the stolen energy is more than Rs. 2 lakh. The consumer compounded the case and remitted a sum of Rs. 50,000. Information regarding energy theft may be given to the Executive Engineer at 94440 85459.
Employment agency for SC/STsThe coaching-cum-guidance centre for SC/STs under the Union Ministry of Labour and Employment is an agency for helping educated SC/ST manpower to find the appropriate vocation. Institutions, industries and offices can contact the office for any category of manpower. All services extended by this office are free. Contact the Sub Regional Employment Officer at 56, Santhome High Road, or call 2461 5112, for more information.
Dental campThe Baskar Dental Foundation conducted a dental camp for the residents of Illalur village, Thirupporur between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Beneficiaries were given medicines and dental hygiene material. More than 130 people benefited.
Ophthalmology campsAn ophthalmology camp was organised at the Singhvi Diagnostic Centre on Triplicane High Road for five days last week. More than 180 people were screened, 140 given eyeglasses and 14 referred for surgery. A community ophthalmology and dental rural camp was organised at Sevalaya in Pakkam and more than 700 persons benefited.
Alumni Annual DayThe eighteenth Annual day and annual general body meeting of Thiagarajar College of Engineering Alumni Association, Chennai Chapter, will be held at the Hotel Radha Park Inn on Sunday at 6 p.m. Contact 2621 1731 for more information.
Bank ATM openedCity Union Bank on Monday launched an ATM facility at Kattankulathur, which is located near the entrance to the Valliammal Engineering College. The ATM facility will be useful to those travelling on the GST Road, officials said. The facility was inaugurated by T.R.Pachamuthu, Chairman, SRM group in the presence of S. Balasubramanian, chairman and managing director of the bank.
Birthday feteJana Kalyan, a spiritual and cultural organisation, will be celebrating the 72nd birthday of Kanchi Acharya Jayendra Saraswati on September 10 in the city. Seventy persons whose lives symbolise honesty in poverty will be felicitated at the event. Individuals can directly apply or be recommended by institutions or individuals to Jana Kalyan at 4, Corporation School Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai - 600 034. Contact 98400 82736 for details.