As per the agenda that is being prepared, 20 per cent tax is likely to be levied on tickets priced at Rs 100 and below while 30 per cent tax will be levied on tickets above Rs 100. In most multiplexes, the tickets are priced above Rs 100.
On August 15, Mayor Rajesh Kalia had launched the WhatsApp number. Within four days, the civic body received over a thousand complaints at the number. All the officials had been directed to address at the earliest the issues raised in the complaints.
The agenda to hike water tariffs in the city was prepared by the officials of the Public Health wing earlier. However, as the corporation elections were due in December 2016, the agenda was held back and was not tabled for discussion in the general house.
The dry and wet waste will be given by residents separately and collected in different compartments of the disposal vehicles. As many as 55 vehicles will be used for the 13 villages recently transferred to the MC.
Approximately Rs 81.25 lakh was being paid by the municipal corporation to these “ghost employees”, who were drawing salaries for sweeping and cleaning the city but were found doing personal chores of officials.