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Surat Municipal Corporation


Surat: Wrold Bank to give Rs 1,500 cr loan to SMC for Tapi riverfront project

March 01, 2020 1:15 am

In November 2019, a three-member team from the World Bank had visited Surat to talk to officials on development projects.

SMC employees ‘made to strip’: Probe committee begins inquiry, may visit hospital today

February 23, 2020 1:18 am

Surat Municipal Commissioner Banchhanidhi Pani instituted the committee on Friday comprising Dr Kalpana Desai, former dean of SMIMER hospital, Gayetri Jariwala, Deputy Commissioner of SMC, and Trupti Kalathiya, executive engineer of SMC.

Surat civic body’s women staff made to ‘strip for medical test’, probe ordered

February 22, 2020 2:35 am

The complaint states that the women shared the “awkward” experience with other women employees who approached the SMCEU to take up the matter with the Municipal Commissioner.

Surat Municipal Corporation workers unions call off strike over biometric attendance system

February 18, 2020 12:34 am

The biometric attendance system was implemented on Saturday by Municipal commissioner Banc-hhanidhi Pani.

Surat Municipal Corporation employee unions to protest biometric attendance system

February 16, 2020 12:59 am

On an experimental basis, SMC commissioner Banchhani-dhi Pani had earlier ordered all class 1 to 4 employees to register their attendance on a biometric system for a month.

Gujarat HC Issues notices; Petition alleges SMC chief, others of contempt of court

February 15, 2020 2:34 am

The matter pertains to an illegal construction by SMC corporator Devidas Wankhede, wherein the HC in May, 2019 had directed the municipal commissioner to “take appropriate actions in accordance with law” and “as early as possible.”

3 villages oppose merger proposal with Surat municipal corporation

January 25, 2020 1:11 am

Acting on the state government’s instructions, SMC last year proposed the merger of 20 villages in Olpad, Choryasi and Kamrej talukas and two Nagar Palikas — Kansad and Sachin — within Surat City limits.

Surat MC presents Rs 6,003-crore draft budget

January 24, 2020 1:10 am

Besides proposing a hike in yearly fire charges for commercial and industrial properties, the draft budget has given emphasis on traffic parking management, implementation of multi-model authorities, electric buses and e-vehicle charging stations.

Second incident within 11 days in Surat: Day after fire dept notice, textile market gutted

January 22, 2020 12:33 am

Police said the fire broke out on the 14th floor of the building around 4 am on Tuesday.

Surat: Villagers oppose expansion of SMC's merger move, while Saurashtrians rally for it

December 31, 2019 12:50 am

The Standing Committee of the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) Friday had cleared the proposal to bring 19 villages in Olpad, Choryasi and Kamrej talukas and two Nagar Palikas - Kansad and Sachin - within Surat City limits.


War against waste starts in Surat

February 19, 2016 5:58 am

Surat, Feb 19 (ANI): The Surat Municipal Corporation had come up with the initiative to clean the city by organising the 4th international conference on ‘Sustainable Municipal Solid Waste Processing Technology for Developing Nations’. The main theme of this conference is ‘War against Waste.’ SMC Commissioner Milind Torwane said as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Clean India’ Campaign, they organised this conference.