Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation

Fearing Cuttack-like mishaps, BMC directs agencies to follow norms

Though the trench being dug for cable laying is being filled immediately, the patchy work is posing risks for both residents and commuters, alleged a local.

published on : 2nd June 2023

Clueless BMC wakes up to drainage issues in capital days before arrival of monsoon

The civic body, however, remains silent on how it is going to deal with flooding in areas where encroachment has drastically reduced the carrying capacity of drains.

published on : 28th May 2023

BMC to set up Reduce, Reuse & Recyle centres

Besides, BMC plans to come up with RRR centres and containers in different parts of the city including major public places where people could easily donate their items.

published on : 17th May 2023

Eviction drive in Unit-2 area suspended after tension

Sources said the enforcement team along with police reached the spot to vacate encroached spaces in the market to facilitate free movement.

published on : 17th May 2023

BMC to create network of 3L WGPs to streamline waste management in Odisha

The bidding process for engaging an agency has already been initiated and will be finalised soon, said an official.

published on : 15th May 2023

BMC starts survey to map urban flooding, water wastage in Bhubaneswar

BMC officials said apart from water issues, the survey will also include the current status of Kuakhai river and Gandua nullah and measures in place to check pollution.

published on : 26th April 2023

BMC plans 122 tertiary drains to rein in waterlogging

312 new projects taken up in last one year for development of drainage system at an investment of Rs 77.18 crore

published on : 10th April 2023

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation’s Rs 52 crore plans to beautify capital conservancy lanes

75 km stretch will be developed in a phased manner by the civic body, says commissioner

published on : 5th April 2023

NHAI to widen drain near Iskcon temple

The civic body has been drawing flak over poor drainage and frequent waterlogging on the stretch even after moderate rainfall.

published on : 4th April 2023

BMC mulls parallel road near Iskcon

A proposal to widen the drains and existing culvert still not being worked out gives a tough time to the commuters during monsoon.

published on : 3rd April 2023

OPDR case against over 100 defaulters of holding tax

However, officials said after opening of ward level camps, the civic body improved its holding tax collection for the previous collection.

published on : 3rd April 2023

BJP protests alleged irregularities in shortlisting beneficiaries under 'Jaga Mission'

Opposition BJP on Friday gheraoed the office of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) here alleging gross irregularities in shortlisting of beneficiaries of Jaga Mission. 

published on : 1st April 2023

Waste dumping in drains a big challenge for Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation

However, tonnes of solid waste, comprising unused footwear, single use plastic cutlery, polythene bags and other banned single-use plastic items, has become a major cause of concern.

published on : 25th March 2023

Rain pounds Bhubaneswar, many areas waterlogged

BMC officials also said heavy showers also affected the ongoing drainage expansion work in storm water channel-6 in the Chintamaniswar locality.

published on : 23rd March 2023

Khandagiri, Udaygiri caves eroding fast: ASI

“Examination of the site has revealed that the damage is not just limited to one place but noticeable throughout the caves.

published on : 21st March 2023

BMC intensifies drive to clear posters, 16 FIRs in 48 hours

The fine amount against the violators are decided on the on the basis of illegal posters they have put up in public places.

published on : 19th March 2023

Burning waste in open to attract Rs 10,000 fine: Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation

As it is the air quality index (AQI) in the city with prominent pollutant PM10 has been found to be deteriorating as the ambient air quality data of Bhubaneswar recorded by the OSPCB had revealed. 

published on : 13th March 2023

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation fines agency for poor public toilet upkeep

Though the state capital has around 90 public toilets, people mostly hesitate to use them because of their poor condition.

published on : 5th March 2023

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation launches drive to evict food joints near airport

The commissioner said after the last security meeting, a BMC team had inspected the area and removed the non-vegetarian market, eateries and food joints.

published on : 4th March 2023

BMC to set up 140 water kiosks for summer months

The mayor also informed that apart from water kiosks, help centre will also be activated and healthcentres will be readied soon to deal effectively with the possible heatwave situation.

published on : 3rd March 2023
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