Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation

Use dustbins or lose trade license, Bhubaneswar civic body warns traders

In the first phase, awareness will be created among shopkeepers to keep dustbins and request consumers to use it to prevent littering. 

published on : 28th November 2020

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation staff held for selling brown sugar

A two-wheeler, Rs 42,000 cash, gold ornaments weighing 40 grams and five mobile phones were seized from Behera, who was working as a peon with the Corporation.

published on : 19th November 2020

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation bans 'pinda daan' at Bindu Sagar

The ‘shradha’ and ‘pinda daan’ have also been banned at Singhadwara of Lingaraj temple on Saturday, a BMC order said.

published on : 14th November 2020

BMC gets ISO certification for septage services

The civic body has taken steps to provide affordable cesspool services to the urban poor residing in slums.

published on : 12th November 2020

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation revises wedding protocols with expected second wave of COVID-19

The new guidelines will come into effect from November 25, the civic body stated in its order. No marriage procession will be allowed in the city. 

published on : 11th November 2020

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation forms panels to enforce pollution rules

A special committee and a team have been formed by the civic body to ensure that puja committees adhere to all pollution control measures prescribed by the Central Pollution Control Board.

published on : 25th October 2020

BJP MP Aparajita Sarangi lambasts Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation, says office sealing violated law

Aparajita Sarangi said her office was illegally sealed and the civic body has taken action against her in the wake of video clippings in circulation without verifying the fact.

published on : 18th October 2020

Bhubaneswar: Explosion-hit shopkeepers, residents seek assistance

The explosion that took place on October 7 had caused extensive damage to commercial and residential properties.

published on : 14th October 2020

With 73 per cent active cases in non-slum areas, Bhubaneswar civic body in tight spot

Of the 3,526 active cases in the city, more than 73 per cent are from non-slum areas. While 594 cases are related to slums, the rest 2,932 are from non-slum areas in the city. 

published on : 30th September 2020

Authorities create encroachment hurdle for Baramunda terminus project in Bhubaneswar

A bus depot is also being set up at Khandagiri for shifting the present one at Baramunda temporarily.

published on : 21st September 2020

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation to reassess holding tax of 40,000 properties in three zones

The BMC had increased the holding tax after revision of benchmark value of land cost in the Capital by the General Administration department.

published on : 17th September 2020

COVID-19 contact tracing roadblock for Bhubaneswar municipal corporation

However, the civic body has not been able to effectively carry out contact tracing of the infected persons to track and isolate their immediate contacts. 

published on : 14th September 2020

Three-week survey in Bhubaneswar’s non-slum areas to check coronavirus spread

A total 42 teams each have been engaged in the North and South-West zones, while 55 teams have been assigned the work in South-East zone.

published on : 13th September 2020

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation resumes helpline service as COVID-19 cases spike

The helpline, which was operating round-the-clock from March 19 to June 28, remained inoperative from June 29 to July 15 and later started functioning from morning 8 am to 10 pm in two shifts. 

published on : 9th September 2020

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation’s Covid plans in gated societies rot in RWA mess

However, BMC officials said apart from the existing bed strength of around 2,750 at Covid hospitals and CCCs, they have 970 beds in four CCHs. 

published on : 4th September 2020
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