Civic panel sets August 9 deadline for road repair work

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) standing commitee on Tuesday set a August 9 deadline for the civic adminsitration to repair all the pothole-ridden city roads

Written by Express News Service | Pune | Published:August 7, 2013 3:19 am

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) standing commitee on Tuesday set a August 9 deadline for the civic adminsitration to repair all the pothole-ridden city roads.

“The civic administration was taken to task over the poor condition of roads. The administration failed to fulfill its own deadline and now they have been asked to complete the work by August 9,” said Vishal Tambe,Chairperson,standing committee.

He said the administration has been asked to carry out road repair work during the night to avoid inconvenience to citizens. “They have been asked to rope in civic staff from building construction department and road department to complete the work quickly,” said Tambe.

Earlier,the panel came down heavily on the administration over their failure to submit details of contractors who carried out road work. The committee also passed a resolution seeking action against contractors for poor road work and demanded they be blacklisted.

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