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Surat Municipal Corporation


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.

Surat: Fresh plan with 7 villages, SMC panel returns merger proposal

December 25, 2019 5:47 am

The Surat municipal commissioner had a few days ago, proposed the merger 22 villages and two Nagar Palikas to Surat city, which is now spread over 326 square kilometres.

Councillors oppose delimitation plan at SMC meet

December 13, 2019 5:33 am

The Urban Development Department of the state government had recently written letter to all eight municipal corporations in the state to suggest areas that can be merged with the existing municipal corporation limits.

Surat lessons: New fire station, 500 volunteers on SMC cards

June 18, 2019 1:03 am

The new fire station at Punagam area in Varachha will come up at an estimated cost of Rs 2.25 crore in an area of 289 square metres, officials said.

Fire Safety Audit: 40 hospitals in Surat issued notice, market areas surveyed

May 30, 2019 12:20 am

Following the May 24 fire in Sarthana in which 22 students died, the Surat Municipal Commissioner had ordered the fire safety audit, beginning with the textile market area, which is frequented by lakhs of people everyday. During the Sarthana blaze, the fire brigade officials had to battle for more several hours to douse flames.

Fire safety drives in Surat: Notice to 40 centres, illegal structures razed

May 29, 2019 4:16 am

While District Education Department issued notices to 40 tuition centres and schools, directing them to install fire safety systems and ensure proper ventilations in the classes, the SMC officials removed illegal extended structures of 69 educational institutions.

Water crisis: Ukai dam level dips, water supply to Gujarat's Surat cut by 10%

May 21, 2019 12:24 am

“During summers, there is rise in water usage, which is estimated to be around 10 per cent. So, keeping both things in mind — water usage and water level in the Ukai dam, we have decided to supply 1,150 million litres daily (MLD) to the people of Surat city.

Aadhaar: Surat civic body's weapon to deal with stray cattle

September 09, 2018 12:21 pm

Linking stray cattle with the owner's Aadhaar number will help the SMC to identify, trace and penalise the owners for letting their cattle wander on the streets and cause inconvenience to people and traffic.

SMC clerk issues fake call letters, booked for cheating

August 14, 2018 1:27 am

According to police, in the recently concluded recruitment process of the SMC, Pradeep Kanthariya, a clerk with the Audit Department of the civic body allegedly took money from some candidates on the assurance of giving them jobs and got fake forms filled.


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.