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Civic body bids for transparency in work through Citizens Charter
Sun, Jan 24, 2010

With the Pune Municipal Corporation’s (PMC) Citizens Charter in place from January 26,the civic body will be able bring in transparency...

Power utility refuses to pay civic body dues,explains why
Sun, Jan 10, 2010

The cash-strapped Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) is in for trouble with the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL)...

Ring road fiasco: Ajit Pawar to resolve issues
Sat, Jan 09, 2010

With the proposed ring road plan hitting a roadblock,District Guardian Minister Ajit Pawar has stepped forward to resolve the issues so that the project gets the go ahead.

Traffic police to bring in own fleet
Fri, Jan 08, 2010

Deaths from traffic accidents in the city might have dropped to 387 in 2009 from 477 a year ago,but efforts are now on to bring down the numbers further by making available proper medical care during the ‘golden hour’.

Sewage treatment project: condition of Mutha river to indicate success
Wed, Jan 06, 2010

Following the implementation of five projects for the treatment of sewage in the city,Pune Municipal Commissioner Mahesh Zagade has set the level of cleanliness of Mutha river water as the benchmark for deciding whether sewage treatment is complete.

Civic project to resolve water crisis runs into rough weather
Tue, Jan 05, 2010

A project for the automation of all pumping stations started by the Pune Municipal Corporation in October has run into rough weather with the company engaged in implementation complaining of non-cooperation from the civic staff.

Many takers but poor response to health plan
Sun, Dec 27, 2009

Seeing the poor response to the medical assistance scheme floated by the Pune Municipal Corporation the civic body is likely to extend the deadline for registration for the scheme to January 15 from December 31.

Year when garbage raised a stink and villagers bore the brunt
Wed, Dec 23, 2009

An inadequate garbage disposal system has for long been the bane of the city.

Hill meant for bio-diversity park becomes dumping ground
Tue, Dec 22, 2009

The hill in Bavdhan Khurd is slowly being razed and at the same time debris from construction sites in city is being dumped there to level the land.

Cycle tracks,off BRTS routes,too
Sat, Dec 19, 2009

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) will soon come out with guidelines on introducing footpaths and cycle tracks on non-Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) routes.

Civic body to hike premium for fire service outside limit
Fri, Dec 11, 2009

Responding to the state government directive to municipal bodies to extend its fire brigade service in adjoining areas,the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC)...

Educational institutes top property tax payers,Kadam’s Vidyapeeth leads list
Wed, Dec 09, 2009

A list prepared by the civic administration recently,as per an Income Tax department directive,reveals the six of the top 10 property taxpayers in the city are education institutions,which are charged residential tax rates.

Civic body changes hiring rules
Sun, Dec 06, 2009

With an eye on introducing expertise and professionalism in its cadre,the Pune Municipal Corporation has come up with its own recruitment rules. It has upgraded the minimum qualification for 466 posts for its 17,000 civic staff.

‘Unwired Pune’ stalled; civic body,pvt firm yet to resolve issues
Fri, Dec 04, 2009

It was in April,2007,that the Pune Municipal Corporation launched the ambitious ‘Unwiring Pune’ project that was to make the city the first in the country to offer wireless Internet connectivity.

Civic body’s latest: Pay-n-park scheme on all city roads soon
Sun, Nov 29, 2009

If you are planning to buy a vehicle but don’t have provision for parking,think again. Moving a step ahead in its bid to discourage citizens from using their private vehicles...

Garbage dump deadline draws near,no alternative plan in sight
Fri, Nov 27, 2009

The city is staring at a major problem as the December 15 deadline for stopping garbage dumping in Uruli Devachi draws near with no alternative location in place.

Convict Khade set to be ousted from civic body
Sun, Nov 22, 2009

The BJP’s announcement that Datta Khade would contest the 2007 civic polls as its candidate had taken everyone by surprise considering he had a history with the city police.

Khadakwasla water woes: one region but two campaigners
Fri, Nov 20, 2009

NCP leader Supriya Sule is MP from Baramati and Khadakwasla Assembly constituency,represented by MNS MLA Ramesh Wanjale,is a part of it.

Self-occupied properties: tax may shoot up,rebate to go
Wed, Nov 18, 2009

Around 2.8 lakh citizens who have ‘self-occupied’ residential property within Pune Municipal Corporation limits who had been enjoying 40 per cent concession in property tax may have to pay more from the next financial year.

Civic body to open carbon credit account
Sat, Nov 14, 2009

The Pune Municipal Corporation is set to open its carbon credits account by January through the use of energy-efficient streetlights.

Parties enter ring to oppose water cut
Mon, Nov 09, 2009

The water cut continuing for several months now-it was increased from 20 to 40 per cent and there are reports that it may be further hiked-has made several recently elected MLAs as well as MPs to jump into the ring in support of citizens.

Civic body keen to join UN mission
Sat, Nov 07, 2009

<i>Disaster safe cities : Former municipal commissioner to help PMC to make it into the big league,seeks proposal</i> If the Pune Municipal Corporation joins hands with the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction Pune will be one of the 1,000 cities to become ‘disaster safe cities’ by 2015.

UN team to review civic efforts in disaster management tomorrow
Thu, Nov 05, 2009

The Pune Municipal Corporation’s efforts towards “disaster reduction” in the city is set to get a global touch with a high-level delegation of the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction visiting the city to review the civic administration’s preparation in disaster management.

Mayor poll: litmus test for Congress,NCP friendship
Tue, Nov 03, 2009

In the changed political equations post the Assembly elections,the NCP and the Congress passed the first hurdles of their new-found friendship in the civic corridors last week as the two once-warring parties joined hands to elect their members as head of one committee each.

Poor show in city a wake up call for Cong,NCP
Mon, Oct 26, 2009

Until the Assembly polls,they had lost no opportunity fighting against each other.