Oil and gas conservation fortnight
CHENNAI: GAIL (India) Ltd. will observe oil and gas conservation fortnight from January 16 to 31. Free air pollution check up will be offered for 200 four-wheelers at the Automobile Association of Southern India (AASI) Emission Checking Centre at 187, Anna Salai. The centre will be open from 9 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. and 3.30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Shriram Group companies will hold an oratorical competition on Mahakavi Bharathiar on January 29 at Bharath Senior Secondary School at 121, Kamarajar Avenue, Adyar, as part of the 124th anniversary celebrations of the poet Subramania Bharathiar. The contest will be held for students from class VI to college-level. Contact 2-A, Prakasam Road, Panagal Park, T. Nagar. Ph: 52121900.
Sevalaya Service Centre celebrated Pongal with the children, the staff and residents of the old age home under the care of the centre. The centre organised a volleyball tournament in which 15 teams from surrounding villages participated.
The Stenographers' Guild of T. Nagar will hold competitive tests in Tamil and English shorthand speed in various grades on January 29. The entry fee is Rs. 20 for each grade. Spot entries are allowed. For details contact: Honorary secretary, Stenograhpers' Guild, 1, Guild Street, T. Nagar. Ph: 24342421/24337387/52070858.
Shi-Ba Sangeetha Sabha will celebrate Thyagaraja Aradhana on Thursday with pancharathna keerthana by Ramji's isaimazhalai group from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
In the evening there will also be a music concert at 59/70 Tirumangalam Road, Villivakkam. For details call: 94440-10215, 26180611.
Monthly online quiz
Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Centre, Department of Environment, will organise a monthly online quiz from January 20 to 30 for school students of classes VIII -XII on coastal ecosystem. Three winners will be chosen and cash awards and certificates will be given. The winners' names will be published on the ENVIS website on January 31.