Recently Chennai has become one of India’s largest urban clusters increasing seven-fold from 1,189 sq km to 8,878 sq km, including parts of Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts and Vellore’s Arakkonam taluk, making it the country’s second largest urban agglomeration after the National Capital Region (46,208sqkm) (Reference).
We had already been struggling with Chennai city chapter’s unequal expansion, lack sufficient city level leadership etc. A larger city area we feel would only further expand our issues hence we decide to adopt smaller geographic administrative areas. For this we have chosen the administrative structure of the Chennai Corporation.
Today we announce the launch of three new chapters Chennai-North, Chennai-Central, Chennai-South. The map below shows current Ignite centres in these chapters.
There will be 3x more leaders which we hope in the long run will lead to larger and deeper impact in each of these three chapters.