Direction follows the recommendations of the vigilance department which found that several establishments evaded payment of cess meant for labour welfare.
Alongside, a round-the-clock call centre comprising trained officials and teachers has been set up to counsel isolated patients over phone regarding their health needs.
The party leadership has already appointed observers for the elections to the posts of Mayors, Chairpersons, Deputy Mayors and Vice-Chairpersons for the seven civic bodies.
Though, the TRS captured Nakrekal municipality in Nalgonda district as well, internal bickering within the party proved costly for the party, after the TRS rivals won in six wards in the town.
The BJP lost in Thirthahalli after 25 years while its effort to win in Bhadravati also failed to yield expected results. Congress is set to rule in both Thirthahalli and Bhadravathi urban bodies.
The High Court deplored the SEC for going ahead with the elections and asked it if it was necessary even at the cost of people’s the lives.
OMC stood at the top in the district by collecting Rs 429.78 lakh, but achievement wise, Addanki Nagar Panchayat stood at the first position with 322.80 per cent tax collection.
All the Municipal Commissioners of the newly constituted ULBs have been told to issue notification for ODF self declaration, which is mandatory to apply for ODF+ certification.
In fact, the SEC had filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court stating that the election process for MPTCs/ZPTCs will be resumed from where it was stopped.
The Opposition TDP could not put up an impressive performance in the Guntur Municipal Corporation too where it was expected to give a tough fight.
Naidu was en route to Tirupati and Chittoor to protests against alleged excesses of ruling YSRC leaders on TDP cadre to withdraw their nominations from ensuing polls to urban local bodies in AP.
Revised tax structure to come into effect from next fiscal; civic body to collect property tax on capital value
The election process for these Urban Local Bodies had to be stopped mid-way in March, last year due to the Covid pandemic.
The elections were held in 3,035 wards of 90 urban local bodies across 20 districts.
Puri felt that there is a need for a trained body of professionals in urban governance in city municipal bodies to improve urban governance in cities.