As a pilot project, the first such ATM has been installed at the Palika Kendra dispensary. Officials said subsequently under the first phase, the machines will be set up at Charak Palika Hospital, Dharam Marg polyclinic, Palika Maternity Hospital and TB polyclinic hospital.
Charges for the smart cycle is free of cost for the first half-hour, but for members only, while non-members will be charged Rs 10 for the same time. A one-week and monthly pass for bike sharing is available at Rs 199 and Rs 399 respectively.
While the department’s annual collection of property tax till 2015 was between Rs 360 crore and Rs 400 crore, it has progressively increased to Rs 415 crore in 2016, Rs 580 crore in 2017, and the highest at Rs 712 crore in 2018.
Each of the approximately 600 sanitary inspectors and assistant sanitary have been asked to issue at least five challans everyday and more than 600 officials will be engaged for the job, a senior North DMC official said.