thoothukudicorporation happy street

Thoothukudi Corporation Happy Street

"Happy Street," a programme for the public to spend their leisure time and learn more to keep the city clean, will be launched here.

The Thoothukudi Corporation is planning to organise this programme on September 3, Commissioner and Special Officer Alby John Varghese.

A major road would be chosen to organise the programme where vehicular traffic would be suspended. A series of programmes would be organised on the entire stretch, which would be thrown open to the public. Public participation and their opinion towards development of the city would one of the key factors behind the concept.

It has been planned to host three cultural events, some fun games and sports activities. The people could dance, play and spend a great deal of time displaying their talent and mingling with one another.

It was aimed at creating an awareness of public hygiene to achieve an ‘open defecation free Thoothukudi,’ segregation of waste under solid waste management programme, avoid use of plastic products, rainwater harvesting and dengue control through this platform of ‘Happy Street.’