Flays civic body for failing to comply with court’s directives | Says roads being washed away by rain is becoming an annual feature
Court issues order on Tripunithura royals’ plea for compensation
Meanwhile, Mayor Soumini Jain said healthcare workers and other health department officials were given priority on the first day of the camp.
PCB will also file a complaint against the corporation in the magistrate court.
The local fund audit report of the Kochi Corporation for the 2018-19 financial year has revealed serious lapses by the civic body’s administration and said it led to heavy losses.
The engineer said PWD should reconstruct culverts and realign drains along the MG Road stretch to avoid waterlogging.
According to Chandran, even during 2019-20, the corporation was unable to fully utilise the FC grant.
"As soon as it rains, people who have shops and buildings along the roads brace for water to come pouring in," said a resident, accusing the corporation of taking no interest in solving the problem
Bringing an end to the three-decade-long misery of local residents, Kochi corporation started the cleaning of Ernakulam old railway station and its premises on Sunday.
The High Court on Tuesday flayed the corporation for not maintaining its roads properly.
Government nod received, move gathers steam after February 21 mishap at Fort Kochi, Cochin International Airport Ltd, others taken as models.
However, the corporation’s plan to execute the biomining of the legacy waste -- as per the directions given by the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) SLMC -- has hit a roadblock.
If the LDF started the term with just the education standing committee in its kitty, it has now established a majority in finance, town planning and health standing committees.
C295-cr project in Brahmapuram, announced in 2016, expected to be launched in Feb 2021
The water adjoining Marine Drive, a popular hangout spot for the city’s residents, is not a fresh water body but a sewage pool.