Is there a cause that is close to your heart and you want to volunteer for it but don’t know how to? Or may be you don’t know the procedure? Disturbed by the lack of mediums for volunteers and NGOs to connect, here’s a young Tech team who attempts to bridge the gap
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This country will not change. Don’t waste your time and money filing RTIs. It’s pointless” – this was the first feedback Alex Raj and R Saiyasodharan got when they launched a website (grayfaceofindia.in) early this year to help residents in the city voice their civic grievances. But the childhood friends went ahead, and their venture has brought about several changes.
An inspired group of youngsters in the city, Gray Face of India, has used spy cameras to catch retailers at Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus who notoriously swindle customers by marking up the price of their products by anywhere between 20% and 30% in excess of the MRP.
The techie has for the past two years been doing what the police have failed to: nail traffic violators by filming them in flagrante delicto on his cellphone. He has handed over to the traffic police more than 200 videos of traffic violations.
Saiyasodharan captures images of traffic violations with the registration numbers of the offenders’ vehicles, the date and place, and passes on this information to traffic police officers.