This is not from Chennai but from Thane, Maharashtra, but something that can be tried here too.
A large apartment complex had many abandoned bicycles and tricycles cluttering up the nooks and corners and passages. The society collected all of them and donated them to an NGO who would refurbish them and give to deserving children. The owners were given sufficient time to claim the cycles if they want.
Are there such NGOs in Chennai that can take responsibility for refurbishing and identifying genuine candidates?
This is one of the ideas I picked up from my recent travel.
India is one of the few countries where the print media is still growing, albeit slowly, in terms of circulation and ad revenue, despite the digital disruption.
The sight of freshly printed dailies being briskly distributed early every morning by a team of dedicated men and colourful display of an array of magazines and journals on wayside stalls are common in all localities of the city.
Here, the dealer of print media seems to be happy with his dose of digital news and content.
A scene from the Chennai Photowalk – Perambur captured on phone camera.
This embroiderer is from Hooghly District of West Bengal. He works at a leading textile showroom embellishing blouses under the supervision of a local master embroiderer. Each blouse as shown in the specimen can cost several thousand rupees.