Chennai Corporation Budget 2022-2023: Summary

Chennai Corporation budget has been announced by the mayor and this post covers the summary of the budget.

Key Announcements:

  • Councillor Ward Development Fund: 70 crores has been allocated which means each of the 200 wards in Chennai will get 35 lacs under councillor ward development fund. This year, the budget has been increased by 5 lacs from 30 lacs to 35 lacs.

  • Digitised street boards: Each streets in the 200 wards will have digitised street boards.

  • Sanitary Napkins to girl students: Chennai school girl students to get free sanitary napkins under “Nirbhaya Fund”.

  • Battery Operated Vehicles: 795 battery operated vehicles to be bought for the waste collection and management.

  • Medical Camps: Special medical camps to be setup for the conservancy workers periodically.

  • Gender Diversity & Internet: Corporation schools to get internet facility and gender diversity groups.

  • Non-recyclable waste to cement: Training to be given to process the non-recyclable 2600 metric ton waste to be sent to cement factories.

  • Coconut waste to be recycled: 54K metric ton of coconut waste is to be recycled and reused.

  • Bio-gas factory: Bio-gas factory to be opened in madhavaram

  • Breakfast in school: Chennai corporation school students to get breakfast in the morning.

What do you think about the budget? As a resident of Chennai, what is your take? Does it serves the immediate needs and long term wants?

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