If everything goes well, the QR code model, introduced by the Tiruchy corporation in August for waste collection and segragation, will be launched pan state by the government.
Tamil Nadu: Put system in place to avoid monopoly over poster boards, Tiruchy residents to corporation
Shanmugan, a poster involved in pasting posters, said, "How could someone else put up another poster on the board here? Pasting one over it would probably land me in trouble.
We took the decision as such work would cause a lot of inconvenience to residents during the rainy season," a senior corporation official said.
Intensifying its drive against stray cattle menace, the city corporation has decided to make violators cough up a fine of up to Rs 5,000 per head of cattle to get it back.
With the Eiffel tower model inviting criticism, senior officials said the corporation would not install it on the pedestrian path.
The Tiruchy corporation has taken up 83 projects under the Smart City mission, out of which 38 are complete.
The corporation said on Monday that it is expecting the underground drainage work to be completed by March 2023.
The city corporation's recent announcement on carrying out beautification of bridges in the city has come in for mixed response.
The corporation recently carried out renovation work on the front portion of the main office building and laid interlocking tiles on the premises.
Residents said that the authorities should take serious efforts to improve the condition of all the roads before the monsoon.
The system will be bringing complaints from various sources under one platform, so that even top officials are able to monitor them.
Officials are still continuing random inspection in various areas but the civic body has directed its team to go one step further and seal those shops violating the ban repeatedly.
Residents have often wondered why the corporation is not taking steps to improve the condition of parks constructed under Thennur bridge, Palakkarai and other locations in the city.
Sources said that the pending revenue and fines now stand at Rs 117 crore and senior officials are regularly monitoring the drive.
Many of them said some of the suppliers are storing bags in residential buildings and considering this issue, the corporation has decided to levy a fine on building owners too in such cases.
Though the mayor had given them an ultimatum, officials said the corporation allotted some more time for merchants as it received so many requests from them.
In January, the corporation decided to re-lay the road under the Smart Cities Mission Programme and a sum of Rs 3.7 crore was allocated.
Chief Minister M K Stalin, who arrived in Tiruchy on Monday to undertake a two-day inspection tour of the delta region, made a surprise visit to the city corporation office.
A sum of Rs 20 crore has been sanctioned to renovate corporation schools, set up smart classes and construct toilets.
The civic body also discussed improving the air quality of the city and purchasing more vehicles for sanitation works.