From 50 per cent of medical expenses covered for former corporators till 2014, the elected representatives in the PMC included complete coverage for former corporators, their partners and children over the past few years.
It’s been almost three months since and the “unauthorised hoardings” put at various BRT bus stops without having requisite permission from the sky sign department in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad are still intact.
There is no specific mention in the Maharashtra Municipal Corporation Act on how many advertising boards should be put up by real estate developers at construction sites and no clarity on how many advertising boards should be exempted from fees, for which directions were sought from the municipal commissioner.
The civic departments are supposed to provide information on all the civic works that had an expenditure of more than Rs 5 crore in 2018-19 along with the impact of the project after its completion, she said.
The system centralises data management of all recorded events for birth, death and stillbirth registrations, said Dr Kalpana Baliwant, sub-registrar and assistant medical officer of the PMC’s birth and death registration department.
The Association said the PMC currently charges for services it is not offering, which is in contravention of the fundamental rights guaranteed under Article 21 of the Constitution of India — the right to life.
According to the information, the fire department received 1,983 calls about fires in 2018. The maximum, 253, were reported in March followed by 225 in April while the least, 87, were reported in July during the monsoon.