Post Tagged with: "Nagpur Municipal Corporation"

Smart City?s housing tender in controversy

Smart City?s housing tender in controversy

NAGPUR: A dispute has broken out over eligibility condition for contractor in the for construction of 1,024 flats at a cost of Rs 237 crore under Smart City Project. East Nagpur MLA Krishna Khopde has demanded that the special purpose vehicle Nagpur Smart and Sustainable City Development Corporation Ltd (NSSCDCL) […]

100-year-old tree felled at Ladies Club, 17 others axed

100-year-old tree felled at Ladies Club, 17 others axed

NAGPUR: While the judiciary is giving serious heed to protection of the region?s green cover, citizens seem to be bulldozing the pro-environment initiatives. A century-old neem, a 40-year-old English and over a dozen more trees were cut down without permission at Ladies Club in Civil Lines. On Friday evening, environment […]

Avail flats with loan, PMAY subsidy at Nagpur Municipal Corporation, Credai exhibition

Avail flats with loan, PMAY subsidy at Nagpur Municipal Corporation, Credai exhibition

NAGPUR: The (NMC) in association with Credai has organized a 3-day exhibition during which people can avail flats with loans and subsidy in interest under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (). Flat buyers whose annual income is up to Rs18 lakh can get subsidy of 3-6.5% in interest. The exhibition will […]

NMC cancels tender for advertisement rights on city buses

NMC cancels tender for advertisement rights on city buses

NAGPUR: Having failed to give contract to a particular private agency, the (NMC) city transport department has cancelled the tender for giving advertisement rights on 387 Red buses. The decision has been taken even as NMC?s legal department has suggested to open bids received for the tender. The controversy over […]

Hundreds of homeless sleep on roads in biting cold due to NMC, police apathy

Hundreds of homeless sleep on roads in biting cold due to NMC, police apathy

NAGPUR: Despite biting cold of 3.5 degrees Celsius, hundreds of homeless, including kids and senior citizens, can be seen sleeping along roads and on footpaths every night. This is because () and police department are not implementing seven-year-old Supreme Court orders, and policies of the central and state governments, meant […]

?NMC plans two garbage collection operators next year?

?NMC plans two garbage collection operators next year?

NAGPUR: The (NMC), after the lapse of contract of existing operator Kanak Resources Management Limited (KRML), will appoint next year. This was informed by municipal commissioner Abhijit Bangar at a press meet here on Saturday. He said the state government?s directive to collect garbage charges of Rs60 per house per […]

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis assures to release special grants of Rs 175 crore

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis assures to release special grants of Rs 175 crore

NAGPUR: With the new year only a few days away, the cash-strapped (NMC) is likely to get remaining special grants of Rs175 crore. Chief minister has assured to release the grants soon. Standing committee chairman Virendra Kukreja told TOI that Fadnavis gave him the assurance when they met on Thursday. […]

Futala Lake projects don‘t fit under CRF guidelines

Futala Lake projects don‘t fit under CRF guidelines

NAGPUR: Futala Lake Redevelopment Project and proposed road on Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth (PDKV) farmland costing Rs112 crore are planned to be funded through the central government?s Central Road Fund (CRF). If the norms of Central Road Fund Act, 2000 are to be considered, these projects cannot be executed […]

Land acquisition delaying Kamptee Road Metro; may miss December 2019 deadline

Land acquisition delaying Kamptee Road Metro; may miss December 2019 deadline

NAGPUR: MahaMetro officials fear that they may not be able to meet the target of completing Nagpur Metro by December 2019 due to problems in Reach 2 (Sitabuldi to Automotive Square). National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is yet to sanction the design and estimate of the double decker flyover […]

Where there?s will, there?s money for development

Where there?s will, there?s money for development

This diarist mainly reports about traffic problems, how corruption rules the roost in the RTO and other related issues, but when covering the happenings in the (NMC), it is found most citizens have complaints about lack of civic amenities. In this context, it needs to be mentioned that the elected […]