“This is a new experience for the election department ... it is trying to evolve a system to keep a tab on the election campaign through social networking sites,” said Municipal Commissioner Kunal Kumar.
"There is no visible change in infrastructure in the area, but there is a reason to expect an improvement ... when the implementation of projects begin in full swing,” said Kushal Deshmukh Resident, Baner.
The city faced a water crisis during the summer leading the civic body to increase the water cut and make it an alternate day supply to ensure the available storage in the dam lasts for a longer period.
With demonetisation being the most talked about topic in the last fortnight, an idea of developing a memorial-cum-museum exclusively on currency is shaping up in the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC). The museum would show how currency in India has changed over time as well as Indians’ knowledge of trade and economic practice throughout history. Watch […]
In 2012 PMC polls, the Sena strength dropped to 15 from 20 in the previous polls. Its decline continued in the 2014 Assembly elections as it could not retain two seats it had won in 2009 and lost to old ally BJP.
The Congress was in power till 2002 when it won 61 seats and was the single largest party. It had to sit in opposition in 2007 as its strength dropped to 35 while NCP emerged the leading party with 42 corporators in PMC.
The NCP has been recently garnering publicity for inauguration of completed civic projects and laying foundation stone of upcoming projects, inviting criticism from the Opposition over using PMC for its own publicity.
The state election commission, for the first time, had extended the election code of conduct for all civic bodies in the district, for the municipal council elections scheduled to be held on October 17.