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Chennai Mayor Responds to Demands, Increases Ward Development Fund

In response to persistent requests from various Councillors and the DMK leader during the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) Council meeting, Chennai Mayor R. Priya announced an increase in the ward development fund from ₹40 lakh to ₹50 lakh. The decision made a day after the presentation of the Corporation Budget, reflects the responsiveness of the local administration to the voices of the community representatives. This move is poised to bolster local development initiatives and address pressing needs within the wards.

Additionally, the meeting witnessed discussions on a range of civic issues, including infrastructure maintenance, school initiatives, and public health concerns, demonstrating the diverse agenda of municipal governance in Chennai. As the GCC endeavors to enhance public services and infrastructure, the augmentation of the ward development fund underscores a commitment to grassroots development and citizen welfare.