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After NGT rap, Pune civic body to spend Rs 50 lakh to clean Mutha river
Sun, Jan 19, 2020

“The PMC has invited applications from private agencies for the work of removing encroachments and cleaning up Mutha and Mula, as per directions of the NGT,” said a civic officer.

Census 2021: For pilot project in Janta Vasahat, PMC to use tablets to collate data
Fri, Jan 17, 2020

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.

PMC to miss fourth deadline of Rs 307-crore project to connect 2 furthest corners of city
Thu, Jan 16, 2020

The project of constructing a 17.11-km-long and 100-feet-wide road was undertaken by the PMC in 2010. It was estimated to cost Rs 307.44 crore and was to be completed in three years.

Ajit Pawar guardian minister again: Fight for political hold over Pune gains steam
Fri, Jan 10, 2020

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.

Launched 7 yrs ago, shut for 2 yrs: Why Pune NGT bench will start operating soon
Sun, Jan 05, 2020

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.

To get clearance for projects on forest land, PMC to set up FRC
Sat, Jan 04, 2020

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.

Pilot plan for subsidised meal scheme for beneficiaries from Pune, Pimpri Chinchwad civic bodies
Thu, Jan 02, 2020

The state government on Wednesday, through a government resolution, declared that the pilot for the scheme will be restricted for the benefit of 18,000 poor people only.

PMC likely to appoint agency through PPP for operation and maintenance
Wed, Jan 01, 2020

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.

Pune civic body to set up children’s library in six civic gardens on pilot basis
Sat, Dec 28, 2019

BJP corporator Jyotsana Ekbote had tabled a resolution a few months ago in the city women and child welfare committee, urging the PMC to set up children’s libraries in civic gardens.

Old but still relevant, thousands of documents in PMC archive to go digital
Thu, Dec 26, 2019

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.

Uddhav refused to meet me, I was told not to go to Matoshree: Fadnavis
Tue, Dec 24, 2019

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.

PMC proposes hiking licence fee for keeping pets by 5 times
Thu, Dec 19, 2019

PMC issues licences for lodging, marriage hall, saloon, beauty parlour, sale of poultry products, ice factory, paan shop, leather storage, domestic animals and pets.

Pune: Over 60% people want low-cost fruits, vegetables, ban on unsafe street food, finds survey
Tue, Dec 17, 2019

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.

PMC diverts funds meant to check dog menace to medical assistance scheme
Tue, Dec 17, 2019

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.

Not enough staff in ward offices to check rodent menace in city, says Pune civic body
Sun, Dec 15, 2019

According to civic administration, they receive at least two to three complaints of rodent menace per day and most of them are from the crowded central parts of the city.

Short of funds to pay corporators’ salaries, PMC diverts money from other projects
Thu, Dec 12, 2019

Standing Committee approves proposal to divert Rs 1.3 crore from project to draw up digital maps for city DP

In first meeting with Modi after becoming CM, Thackeray to receive PM at Pune airport
Sat, Dec 07, 2019

After a bitter war of words between the two allies, the Sena teamed up with former foes NCP and Congress to form the state government.

Pune International Marathon today: PMC yet to decide on cash reward for winners
Sun, Dec 01, 2019

The 34th edition of the Pune International Marathon will have 30,000 local participants across various categories, along with 150 foreigners and 2,500 national sportspersons.

PMC to extend 24-hour water supply project to 11 newly merged villages
Wed, Nov 27, 2019

Source of water supply to be Khadakwasla dam, three dams upstream of it.

All eyes on Ajit Pawar’s next move
Wed, Nov 27, 2019

Question marks remain on what he will do next, and how the rest of NCP and Sharad Pawar will respond to his attempted rebellion.