“The detailed project report of the Metro route from Swargate to Katraj is nearing completion. It will be submitted to the Pune Municipal Corporation for approval,” said Brijesh Dixit, managing director of Maha-Metro.
A total of 7,885 families registered themselves under the scheme till May-end, while 4,369 beneficiaries availed the financial assistance till July. The civic administration has sought the committee’s permission to divert funds for the scheme.
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.