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Friday, March 05, 2021



Election to PCMC standing committee chair today: Jolt to ruling BJP as corporator Ravi Landge resigns

March 05, 2021 5:11 am

Another Bhosari corporator, Nitin Landge, was picked by the BJP for the committee election, which is scheduled for Friday.

From 82,000 to 27 lakh population & Rs 1-crore budget to Rs 7000 cr, Pimpri-Chinchwad completes 50 years

March 05, 2021 5:18 am

Ever since it came into being on March 4, 1970, the northwestern city limits of Pune has grown leaps and bounds, evident from its annual budget which has now gone beyond Rs 7,000 crore from Rs 1 crore initially.

Jolt to ruling BJP in PCMC, corporator quits, NCP says he is welcome

March 03, 2021 12:40 pm

The NCP was, however, quick to latch on to the crisis in BJP. "Ravi Landge is welcome to join our party. There are at least 15 BJP corporators who are in touch with us...," said NCP Pimpri-Chinchwad chief Sanjog Waghere.

As Covid cases rise, PCMC says no shortfall of beds, 2000 lying vacant

March 02, 2021 4:38 pm

Additional Municipal Commissioner Ajit Pawar said since there were adequate beds available as of now, there was no need to activate the COVID Care Centres. "We will keep them ready so that they can be activated as and when needed," he said.

Maharashtra: Local leaders say united, they can unseat BJP in PMC, PCMC

February 22, 2021 5:34 am

“The Shiv Sena and NCP will fight the civic elections of PMC and PCMC together. We are also trying to get Congress on board,” Shiv Sena MP and chief spokesperson Sanjay Raut said at a meeting of party’s office bearers in Pune Saturday.

Over 600 COVID cases in 4 days, PCMC begins strict enforcement, micro containment zones to be set up

February 19, 2021 3:58 pm

According to the directives issued by PCMC Additional Municipal Commissioner Vikas Dhakane, all marriage halls, cultural halls, entertainment places, multi-purpose halls, religious and spiritual places, social, educational and political meeting places have been directed to ensure mandatory use of masks and hand-sanitisers by the people.

No tax hikes, no major development projects proposed in PCMC budget

February 18, 2021 8:15 pm

The budget has a provision of Rs 101 crore for medical department, Rs 107 crore for health department, Rs 222 crore for education, and Rs 202 crore for urban poor and social welfare.

As Covid cases rise in Pimpri-Chinchwad, PCMC to hold urgent meeting

February 17, 2021 8:22 pm

As per the PCMC Health Department, on Tuesday, Pimpri-Chinchwad saw 142 new cases, more than double the 69 positive cases seen on February 1.

'We could resolve Pimpri-Chinchwad's water shortage problem, but hawkers' issue remained'

February 14, 2021 9:35 pm

After a three-and-a-half years tenure, Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Commissioner Shravan Hardikar has been transferred by the state government. In an interview with Manoj More, the outgoing PCMC chief points out that his tenure's biggest gain for residents of Pimpri-Chinchwad was on the water front

Hardikar transferred after over three years, PCMC to have new chief

February 13, 2021 12:13 am

Shravan Hardikar, who has been transferred as Inspector General of Revenue (IGR) in Pune, completed three and a half years of tenure. There were speculations about his transfer in February last year. However, due to Covid-19 pandemic, he was given an extension.