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Thursday, April 09, 2020

Pune Municipal Corporation


Already sealed off, Pune's most affected areas now under curfew

April 07, 2020 10:41 pm

"In any part of these areas mentioned in the order, no person will be allowed to halt, stand, walk, commute on vehicles or do any other activity on any road," the curfew order states.

PMC launches separate garbage collection system for people under home quarantine

March 23, 2020 11:45 pm

The decision has been taken to protect waste collectors and ragpickers amid the coronavirus pandemic and minimise their exposure to waste generated from the homes of people under home quarantine.

Pune civic body QRT to pick suspected patients avoiding tests, ensure safe passage to discharge patients till home

March 17, 2020 3:41 am

"The civic body has started a survey of citizens across the city for coronavirus checks. If the survey team identifies any person with symptoms of the coronavirus infection, then they will refer for test at a civic facility," said Sanjay Gawade of the disaster management cell of the PMC.

Isolation beds to be available at 10 private hospitals

March 17, 2020 3:30 am

The local transmission of the coronavirus had to be prevented by taking adequate hygienic measures and by avoiding overcrowding, said Dr Ramchandra Hankare, Chief Medical Officer, Pune Municipal Corporation.

Pune civic body reverts to earlier medical set-up to deal with coronavirus pandemic

March 15, 2020 11:48 pm

The PMC had earlier discontinued the system of medical officers for each ward due to personnel shortage in civic-run hospitals, and had instead appointed five zonal officers to coordinate all health-related issues in the city.

For operating without environmental clearance: NGT orders inspection of PMC incinerator plant

March 11, 2020 9:03 pm

Hearing a petition by resident Mohan Kudale, the western zone bench of the NGT has directed the Union Environment ministry, Maharashtra State Pollution Control Board (MSPCB) and the Pune District Collector to jointly inspect the unit and submit a report.

Pune: Rasane re-elected PMC standing committee head

March 07, 2020 1:04 am

Rasane managed to get votes of all 10 BJP members in the 16-member standing committee while Pathare won six votes, including four of the NCP and one each of the Congress and the Shiv Sena.

GIS-based floodlines illegal, erronous, activists tell Pune MC

March 05, 2020 10:22 pm

"The GIS-based floodlines, which are marked in the Development Plan maps of Pune City in 2017, are not approved by the competent authority and are therefore invalid, illegal and erroneous," Yadwadkar told reporters.

Pune: Two injured as old wada collapses

March 02, 2020 4:02 am

While most of the houses were already evacuated by residents due to the dilapidated condition of the building, only a few persons had stayed behind.


Pune councillors' unique protest over 'leaky' new office

June 28, 2018 6:06 pm

Councillors from the Pune Municipal Corporation held a pretty unique protest against what they said were leaks in the new building built for the civic body.