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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Pune Municipal Corporation


Pune Municipal Corporation planning ‘freeways’ for two-wheeler riders’ safety

February 17, 2020 2:55 am

“The PMC is seriously planning to set up freeways for two-wheeler riders. Freeways are exclusive lanes for two-wheelers which allows a rider to reach their destinations without (having to wait at) signals. There will be no other vehicles moving on those lanes,” said Municipal Commissioner Shekhar Gaikwad.

PMC depts asked to make lists on new infra, maintaining facilities

February 15, 2020 4:50 am

Pune Municipal Commissioner Shekhar Gaikwad has directed all civic departments to be careful about spending civic funds.

Increase fares, rationalise routes: Auditor to PMPML

February 14, 2020 5:11 am

PMPML losses increased by Rs 43.07 crore in 2018-19

PMC to seek police list of rented properties, end their tax discount

February 13, 2020 1:57 am

Citing the floods in its jurisdiction, the PMC had been giving a discount of 40 per cent in property tax for properties that are occupied by the owner.

Pune: Sinhagad Road flyover project hits cost hurdle even before take-off

February 13, 2020 12:22 am

The Bangalore-Mumbai bypass places additional pressure on the road, with commuters using the highway even for long-distance journeys.

PMC appeals to medical graduates to complete bond service in civic hospitals

February 12, 2020 4:01 am

The PMC has been struggling to get medical professionals to join its civic hospitals as the monthly salaries are much lower compared to those offered by the private sector.

To outdo Sena-led govt, BJP-led Pune Municipal Corporation vows to hold ‘best celebrations’ on Shiv Jayanti

February 07, 2020 7:37 am

The Pune civic body also passed a resolution to celebrate Shiv Jayanti on February 19, the state government’s official date for celebrations every year.

After 3-year delay, PMC hands over Kalagram project to Smart City agency

February 05, 2020 8:03 am

To be built on a 3.5-acre piece of land at the P L Deshpande garden, Kalagram will include 30 stalls, an amphitheatre and other facilities to showcase myriad cultures from across the country in one place.

Pune: Shiv Bhojan scheme not for you, don’t use it, says PMC to staff

February 04, 2020 1:12 am

In an order issued on Monday, Additional Municipal Commissioner Rubal Agarwal stated, “The district food and civil supplies officer has communicated to the PMC that government employees are strictly prohibited from availing the benefits of Shiv Bhojan scheme”.

Pune: To encourage defaulters to pay property tax, PMC plans ‘amnesty scheme’

February 04, 2020 1:07 am

“Elected representatives have tabled a resolution for the implementation of an amnesty scheme for property tax defaulters. It is awaiting the committee’s approval...,” said Vilas Kanade, joint municipal commissioner and in-charge of PMC’s Property Tax department.


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.