Ajay Khape

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PM Modi laments shifting of IPL matches out of Maharashtra
Sun, Jun 26, 2016

“The media created the controversy and everyone believed that if there is no cricket match, there would be no use of water in the stadiums,” Modi said.

Pune: After CM steps in, NCP agrees to send mayor to attend PM function
Sat, Jun 25, 2016

Earlier, NCP, Congress, MNS and Shiv Sena had decided to boycott the function.

After Maharashtra CM steps in, NCP agrees to send mayor to attend PM function
Sat, Jun 25, 2016

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis intervened Friday evening to defuse the situation after which the mayor was given a green signal by his party NCP to attend the function.

Pune to showcase multi-modal transit hub, designer streets to celebrate first anniversary of the smart city project
Fri, Jun 24, 2016

These announcements come on the eve of the launch of “How to Make Your City Smart” competition to be announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 25, in Pune.

Maharashtra civic polls: Should go it alone in civic elections, say BJP workers
Mon, Jun 20, 2016

In the state BJP executive committee meeting that concluded on Sunday, some leaders, while passing the resolution, sought inclusion of the workers’ demand to independently contest civic polls.

Maharashtra polls: Venkaiah Naidu calls upon state BJP, Sena leaders for restraint
Sun, Jun 19, 2016

Shiv Sena is the oldest alliance partner of the BJP and existed from the days of late Sena supremo Balasaheb Thackeray, says Naidu.

Fadnavis leads the party pack in defending Khadse, says he ‘will soon come out clean’
Sun, Jun 19, 2016

‘No substance in the allegations against the former revenue minister’ says Maharashtra CM

Eye on Pune Municipal Corporation, BJP brass in city to fire up cadre
Sat, Jun 18, 2016

Two-day meet of state BJP to finalise strategy for the 2017 civic polls begins today in Pune

PMC’s Water conservation proposal: Treat, recycle waste water or be ready to pay
Fri, Jun 17, 2016

New proposed rules make treatment and recycling of waste water mandatory.

Shaky wadas keep Pune on the edge
Sun, Jun 12, 2016

PMC struggles to convince residents who refuse to vacate crumbling structures despite notices.

Water pipeline project in limbo due to PMC, PCB tussle
Fri, Jun 10, 2016

The PMC recently completed the Rs 175-crore work of laying the second pipeline from the dam to Parvati water works and laid the foundation stone for Rs 110-crore work of laying the 6.5-km pipeline from Parvati to Cantonment water Works.

PMC to rope in IIT, IIM experts for Pune projects
Wed, Jun 08, 2016

“The City Transformation Unit (CTU) would act as knowledge partner to the civic administration in implementing the civic projects.

Pune: Disaster management cell puts an SOP in place
Sat, Jun 04, 2016

As the monsoon season is approaching, the Fire Brigade has geared up for speedy responses in cases of water logging, tree collapse and large scale water accumulation in areas of low elevations.

Pune: ‘Only 60% infrastructure work done’
Sat, Jun 04, 2016

Year after year, the commuters voice their concerns over potholes and inadequate cleaning of drains, and it remains to be seen how prepared the civic administration is this year to take on the challenges.

Smart solutions that didn’t click during my tenure will work now, says Nitin Kareer
Wed, Jun 01, 2016

Kareer is a Principal Secretary of the state urban development department and was recently appointed as chairman of PSCDCL by replacing municipal commissioner Kunal Kumar.

Pune Smart City firm urges state to withdraw directive that infringes upon SPV powers
Wed, Jun 01, 2016

With the Centre's directive, the PSCDCL has now urged the state to withdraw the order pertaining to powers to state high power committee to approve the public-private partnership (PPP) projects worth Rs 50 crore and above for the smart city.

As dam levels dip, every drop to count in city
Mon, May 30, 2016

Water available in four dams is 2.84 TMC this year; in 2015, water storage was 5.3 TMC during this time

PMC asked to develop new roads to divert airport-bound traffic
Sat, May 28, 2016

In a communication to the PMC, Lohegaon airport director Ajay Kumar said, around 55 lakh citizens travelled by air from the Pune airport in 2015-16, which is a 30 per cent increase from the previous year.

Upset over late invites, minister warns privilege motion against mayor, PMC commissioner
Fri, May 06, 2016

In a communication to the mayor, Shivtare alleged that the PMC has been deliberately sending him invitations late for civic functions.

PMC offers Rs 392 cr for Pune-Lonavla additional track for local train service
Tue, May 03, 2016

The proposal came through despite initial reluctance as the civic body feared it would make the investment but the revenue would go to the Indian Railways.

PMC mulls doubling of development charges for Metro rail
Fri, Apr 29, 2016

Among the various charges recovered while sanctioning building construction proposal, the PMC incurs land development charges, building construction charges as per the size of construction.

Uddhav snubs BJP govt: There was no need of rushing for power in Uttarakhand
Fri, Apr 22, 2016

The Sena chief said,"There was no need of rushing for power in Uttarakhand. If good work is done then the public would themselves give power to those efficient."

Meant to hand out official communiqué, PMC secretary office staff busy delivering wedding invitations
Wed, Apr 20, 2016

The civic municipal secretary is responsible for holding the meetings of general body and various committees as per the provisions of the Bombay Provincial Municipal Corporations (BPMC) Act.

NCCS to get land in Baner for microbial centre at 50% rate
Sun, Apr 17, 2016

At the same time, the PMC has urged the police’s wireless department to choose any other plot owned by the civic body for construction of their quarters.

Water Hyacinth menace: Civic bodies gear up to weed out hyacinth choking rivers in Pune
Sun, Apr 17, 2016

PMC claims it had cleaned up the rivers’ stretch in its jurisdiction but was unable to check the flow of water hyacinth from upstream areas lying in PCMC’s jurisdiction.

Pune water crisis: PMC logs more than 17,000 tanker trips in one month
Fri, Apr 15, 2016

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) had a record 17,053 trips of water tankers in a month to cater to the rising public demand.

NCP, Congress corporators table resolution praising Delhi govt
Tue, Apr 12, 2016

The resolution would come up for discussion on April 20.

Citing Malin, PMC plans a study of hill slope stability in Pune
Sat, Apr 09, 2016

Environmentalist doubts intentions, says waste of funds.

Pune: Former municipal corporators flaunting past status under lens
Thu, Apr 07, 2016

The move comes after a former corporator allegedly approached the Pune Divisional Commissionerate (PDC) in October last year to get a work done while claiming to be a sitting corporator.

Mayor takes first step: Offers half-a-glass of water to visitors
Mon, Apr 04, 2016

Leading from front is Mayor Prashant Jagtap, who is setting an example by offering drinking water that is half-filled to guests at his workplace

Report card for PMC, PCMC: Flyovers stuck mid-way without a road map
Sat, Apr 02, 2016

In the wake of the flyover collapse in Kolkata, Pune Newsline takes stock of the status of projects in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad

PMC’s ‘light house’ comes as ray of hope, to equip youth with job opportunities
Sun, Mar 27, 2016

"It would work towards enabling youth to be self employed and provide guidance to aspirants seeking government employment,” said Anil Pawar, deputy municipal commissioner.

Pune: Civic body now incurs wrath of residents
Sat, Mar 26, 2016

The concretisation of roads was started under the JNNURM for widening the main road for BRTS.

PMC to launch e-book in English, Marathi to give info on its services
Sat, Mar 19, 2016

“We would be launching the e-book of PMC. It would act as a guide to citizens to avail civic services and facilities,” said Rahul Jagtap, in-charge of the PMC’s department of information technology.

Pune: Now, an audio feature at traffic signals for the visually-impaired
Fri, Mar 18, 2016

The draft states that a dedicated cell of PMC should be set up that would only work towards maintaining the pedestrian ways for uninterrupted, hurdle free and safe passage for pedestrians.

Pune now into solar city list
Tue, Mar 15, 2016

In a communication to the PMC, the Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA), which is coordinating the implementation of the central initiative in the state, has urged the PMC to follow the guidelines for availing benefits of the solar city project.