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Wednesday, July 08, 2020



PMPML under fire for spending Rs 2 lakh on CMD as daily wage workers get below Rs 200 salary for May

June 15, 2020 1:42 pm

A corporator has complained against the PMPML administration to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for "ignoring" the plight of daily wage workers while spending a "massive sum" on a transferred officer.

Pune: No funds for April salary, PMPML asks 2,200 daily wagers to sit at home

May 19, 2020 3:20 am

The daily wagers include widows and youth who were provided jobs on compassionate grounds after the death of their husbands or fathers, who were permanent employees of the transport undertaking.

Pune: As revenues dip, PMPML intensifies campaign to attract more passengers

February 24, 2020 12:44 am

In recent weeks, the PMPML has stepped up efforts to increase revenue generation by taking steps such as marking a ‘Bus Day’ every month, trying to push sale of passes and bring down cancellations.

Pune: Naina Gunde to remain at helm of PMPML despite transfer order

February 16, 2020 2:29 pm

On January 16, the state government had issued a notification of transfer of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers in different departments. Gunde was transferred to TRTI and Suryavanshi to PMPML.

PMPML staff to start homage fund for kin of colleagues who die on duty

November 09, 2019 4:15 am

According to the proposal of PMPML employees, the ‘Shraddhanjali’ (homage) fund will be created by deducting Rs 50 from each employee’s salary of the particular month.

PMPML board proposes Rs 4.5-crore fine on suppliers over delayed buses

September 11, 2019 5:02 am

The proposal says that the firms are liable to pay a total of Rs 4.5 crore to PMPML at a rate of Rs 10,000 per bus per day or 10 per cent of the price of the bus.

Pune: 17-year-old held for selling forged bus passes to schoolkids

July 31, 2019 9:55 am

The juvenile, who is a resident of Vadgaon Sheri, was detained after the police laid a trap with the help of the PMPML.

3 months after PMC asks PMPML to remove hoardings from BRT shelters, still no action

June 18, 2019 8:31 am

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.

Audit report: ‘PMPML should recover most of its operational costs from ticket fares’

December 26, 2018 12:43 am

In the audit report of PMPML for 2017-18, the chief auditor of Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has pointed out the need to boost revenue collection and take neccessary steps to reduce losses.

A major challenge for PMPML: Lakhs in loose change and bank’s refusal to accept it

October 21, 2018 7:42 am

Of PMPML's average daily revenue of Rs 1.5 crore, which is earned from the sale of tickets and passes, about one to two per cent comes in the form of loose change.