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Ajay Khape


PMC bypoll: Congress victory silences BJP, Sena in city
Tue, Nov 03, 2015

AIMIM garners 1,584 votes in its first election.

Smart city: Union joint secy to meet political leaders today, discuss problems
Fri, Oct 30, 2015

The PMC officer said the civic administration has been criticised by elected representatives over its implementation of smart city mission.

Buzz about a new mayor as NCP gears up for 2017 civic polls
Sun, Oct 25, 2015

The ruling party in PMC, alarmed by BJP’s success in the city in Lok Sabha and Assembly polls, doesn’t seem to be happy with the current mayor.

Govt seeks reply from PMC for not marking Annabhau Sathe’s birth anniversary
Thu, Oct 22, 2015

The civic administration said it was a low-key celebration due to mourning declared by the Union government following the death of former President APJ Abdul Kalam.

Civic body’s latest worry: Growth of water hyacinth
Thu, Oct 15, 2015

PMC steps up measures to prevent it and tackle mosquito menace.

Recession continues to grip sector
Sun, Oct 11, 2015

Going by the figures, the PMC gave 3,866 building permissions in 2014-15 which is lowest in the last eight years.

PMC set to start Kondhwa slaughter house
Sat, Oct 03, 2015

Facility shut since it was modernised in 2008.

Pune Municipal Corporation to increase oversight on participatory budget
Sat, Sep 26, 2015

The PMC allocated at most Rs 50 lakh in each of the 76 electoral panels while making a budgetary provision of Rs 38 crore.

PMC to undertake Rs 935-crore project to resolve water crisis
Thu, Sep 24, 2015

To resolve its water woes, the PMC has prepared a master plan with an estimated cost of Rs 2,800 crore.

PMC’s smart city survey leaves Puneites confused, Commissioner says will address concerns
Wed, Sep 23, 2015

At the ground level, though, the survey is found to be riddled with chaos and confusion.

Fadnavis, Javadekar keep away, but Kalmadi reads out PM’s best wishes for Pune Festival
Sat, Sep 19, 2015

Kalmadi read out a letter from Prime Minister Narendra Modi giving best wishes for the festival.

After BMC, PMC to pull up erring mandals for illegal, oversize Ganesh pandals
Fri, Sep 18, 2015

Civic admn to undertake a special anti-encroachment drive on roads to ensure smooth flow of traffic.

BJP bigwigs on top of Kalmadi’s guest list for Pune Festival this year
Wed, Sep 16, 2015

Among the various cultural events, the inaugural function is also going to have a show of yoga and malkhamb this year.

PMC puts curbs on pandals, mandals
Sun, Sep 13, 2015

Earlier, all political parties in civic body had opposed any such restrictions

Water cut decision not delayed, says Girish Bapat
Sat, Sep 05, 2015

Last month, the PMC administration was prepared to introduce water supply cuts, but the canal committee chaired by the guardian minister deferred the decision.

After infrastructure, PMC looks for consultants to improve finances
Fri, Sep 04, 2015

The PMC is now looking at appointing consultants to advise the administration in ways to improve their financial status.

Tough task ahead for PMC: Prepare plan
Fri, Aug 28, 2015

The SCP will be based on models defined – city improvement (retrofitting), city renewal (redevelopment) and city extension (greenfield development).

Civic school in controversial building caught in a name game
Wed, Aug 26, 2015

After getting the possession of the building, the PMC started a civic school there and passed a resolution naming the school after Swami Vivekanand and accordingly put a board outside the building.

Demarcate area for wastepickers, SWACH urges civic administration
Wed, Aug 19, 2015

At present, there are as many as 2,300 wastepickers affiliated to SWACH who collect waste from 4.08 lakh properties in the city.

A year on, PMC clueless about its report to make Pune ‘women sensitive city’
Sat, Aug 15, 2015

Nazirkar, however, said the UCD department was already implementing various schemes for women empowerment.

PMC to identify wi-fi spots, lease them to pvt telecom companies
Fri, Aug 14, 2015

“The civic body will identify spots mostly where people gather in large number or hang out. Private telecom companies can opt for spots by paying the necessary fee to the civic body,” Kumar said.

Amid dry days, PMC awaits irrigation dept nod for water supply cuts in Pune
Wed, Aug 12, 2015

At present, the PMC supplies around 15 TMC of water to meet the demands of the city while the state government has officially allocated 11.5 TMC.

FTII set to lose part of its green cover to construction
Wed, Aug 05, 2015

Civic officials had visited the site where the trees are proposed be cut and that the recommendations of administration would also be presented before the authority at the meeting.

In bid for smart city tag for Pune, PMC to redesign its logo, letterheads, envelopes
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

There will also be an information folder about the PMC, which would be prepared for promoting the city in various sectors including tourism.

LBT abolition: State govt keeps civic bodies guessing
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

Presenting the BJP-Shiv Sena government’s first budget for 2015-2016, Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar had announced that the government intended to abolish LBT, which was introduced in April 2013.

PMC to offer land for mobile towers to cut its LBT losses
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

Last year, the PMC’s general body meeting approved use of civic property for installing mobile towers, after which 394 locations have been identified.

Civic body initiatives give Pune a head start
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

The PMC is already working on ways to improve its website and adopt online services in the civic body.

Civic body initiatives give Pune a head start
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

Amitav Mallik of the Pune International Centre said Pune should not wait for the approval of the union government to establish itself as a smart city.

PMC ready, corporators set for a pay hike
Wed, Jul 01, 2015

State govt seeks civic body’s view on raising honorarium, PMC says no problem.

PMC gears up to pull down buildings in Lohegaon
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Civic chief to meet corporators, departments to plan action on structures constructed within 1,000 yards of Air Force station.

Waste Management: PM shows interest in PMC initiatives to keep city ‘clean’
Tue, Jun 16, 2015

NITI Aayog officials visit city to study the civic body’s practices, municipal commissioner says presentation to PM scheduled.

Now, BRTS set for July-August take off
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

While the project on Nagar-Alandi route is set for August 1 launch; trial run on Aundh-Ravet route likely by July 15

PMC to rope in staff from civic depts, schools for July 4 survey
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

The survey will be carried out on July 4 between 7 am and 7 pm.

Eye on 2017 civic polls, NCP prepares its report card for PMC
Thu, Jun 04, 2015

The NCP is the single largest party in the PMC. It had joined hands with Congress to retain power after the 2012 civic polls.

PMC works on disaster management plan for city zoo
Tue, Jun 02, 2015

PMC’s disaster management officer Ganesh Sonune said the civic administration had already prepared a disaster management plan for the city, which is updated every year.

For property tax rebate, vermiculture pips water harvesting
Wed, May 27, 2015

Use of solar energy found a better response, with 3,271 new properties adopting it in 2014-15 as against the 3,105 new properties in previous year.