The Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Anudan scheme is applicable for destitute persons aged below 65 years, orphan children, the differently-abled, those suffering from TB, cancer, AIDS, leprosy and other critical illnesses.
According to Pune Fire Brigade officials, the fire was first reported at 8.15 pm near Ramwadi Corner. By the time fire tenders from Yerawada station could reach the spot, all the passengers had disembarked but the blaze had engulfed the entire bus.
The incident apparently happened after the ‘jal pujan’ at Pavana dam when the mayor and officials accompanying him were returning to Pimpri-Chinchwad. The mayor apparently fired in the air to celebrate the ‘jal pujan’.
From heavy rainfall throwing train traffic off gear between Pune and Mumbai to activists in the city deciding to file a PIL and hold protest against the recent amendments to the RTI Act, here is the top Pune news on Sunday morning.