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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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