Ajay Khape

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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.

Pools afloat in parched times, raise eyebrows
Sun, Mar 13, 2016

Swimming pools run by PMC, PCMC are up and running even as water cut is in force

PMC goes for ‘architectural lighting’ at main building at a cost of Rs 70 lakh
Sat, Mar 12, 2016

PMC’s main office in Shivajinagar area is a four-storey building constructed on the lines of the state secretariat Mantralaya and stands out with its red colour structure.

PMC claims no water cuts on anvil but demand for tankers, complaints rises
Fri, Mar 11, 2016

The civic administration has received record complaints on the water supply system in February in comparison to that in the last one year and also in the same month in the last three years.

Holding the purse strings of Pune
Tue, Mar 08, 2016

In her seventh year in the position, Kalaskar has reasons to rejoice as she could cope up with all possible pressure associated with the job.

Pune Municipal Corporation finds no place to set up night shelters
Sat, Feb 27, 2016

The night shelters set up by the municipal corporation are in Pune station area, Yerawada, Navi Peth and Bopodi.

Betting high on PMC polls due next year, parties firm up strategies
Thu, Feb 25, 2016

NCP has been ruling the PMC since 2007.

PMC plans to use waste plastic for road construction
Wed, Feb 17, 2016

He said the civic administration had earlier got a clearance on the use of plastic in road construction from the technical committee.

Mayoral race hots up as multiple NCP hopefuls stake claim for Pune’s top post
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

Dhankawade stepped down to make way for another corporator of the party to hold the position as per the arrangement made by his party NCP.

No allocation for 34 villages proposed to merge with PMC
Thu, Feb 04, 2016

BJP-Sena govt unlikely to give go-ahead keeping in mind 2017 civic elections

PMC woos M S Dhoni as brand ambassador
Sat, Jan 30, 2016

“We have written to cricketer MS Dhoni to be brand ambassador of Smart Pune. The reply is awaited,” said municipal commissioner Kunal Kumar.

Pune’s smart city dream sees light: No 2. on list, upbeat PMC vows to think, act smart
Fri, Jan 29, 2016

To put 200 professionals on task to implement smart city; form special purpose vehicle

Pune’s smart city dream sees light: Infrastructure, civic facilities key focus
Fri, Jan 29, 2016

PMC promises smart public transport system, better roads, 24x7 water supply.

Tea party: PMC office-bearers’ cup of joy overflows
Thu, Jan 28, 2016

Over 25% hike in ‘tea allowance’ and ‘voluntary expenditure’ of mayor, deputy mayor and others in draft budget.

PMC’s draft budget likely to slash funds of corporators
Sat, Jan 23, 2016

The PMC will have to explore new revenue sources and at the same time cut down the expenditure of other schemes.