While the information will be collected digitally, Pune city census officer Doiphode said the option of collecting data on paper will also be available. “It will be up to the staff involved in door-to-door surveys to choose from either of the options,” he said.
The BJP was able to consolidate its strength in the city by winning the PMC and PCMC elections on its own. Now, the NCP under Ajit Pawar is likely to seize his appointment to consolidate its base once more, said party leaders.
The NGT bench, initially through a two-member and then a single-member bench, used to hear at least 20 cases a day till it had to abruptly stop its operations on February 1, 2018, in the wake of a Supreme Court order.
The need for FRC came up after the PMC sought the forest department’s nod for construction of three overhead water tanks in land survey number 262 on Hanuman Tekdi behind Fergusson College in Shivajinagar, which comes under forest land.
The civic body is planning to do this through public private partnership (PPP) as the Swachh Survekshan guidelines have made it mandatory to install feedback and grievance redressal system at each public toilet location.
The PMC will appoint a nodal officer to provide the relevant documents to the agency, along with details such as the name of the document, number of pages, category and page type in a pre-specified format.
To a question over his ‘credibility’ after his thwarted attempt to form the government with NCP leader Ajit Pawar, Fadnavis said the November 23 bid for power was an 'attempt to stay relevant'. He added that he had never supported the decision.
The survey found that people understand the concept of healthy food, but some in the age group of 20-30 years think that unhealthy food options like bakery products and fried snacks are healthy and 11 per cent of people considered carbonated drinks healthy.
The PMC had made a budgetary allocation of Rs 20 crore for the medical assistance scheme from April 1 this year till March 31, 2020. But the funds got over within the first four months of implementation of scheme.