Tag Archives: BMC

Pay penalty, use plastic

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has hit upon a novel idea to dissuade shops from using polythene carry bags and cash in on it at the same time.A notice issued by BMC to that effect should bring cheer to … Continue reading

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Red corner notice against 284 entities for Rs 9-cr tax default

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Wednesday issued a Red Corner Notice against 284 individuals or firms for defaulting on a tax amount of Rs 9.01 crore. If the defaulters are not paying the demand amount of holding tax by … Continue reading

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Swachh Survekshan: Clean city contest 2018 to be tough

Bhubaneswar: While people’s feedback is helping to improve ranking in Swachh Survekshan, the temple city dwellers are apprehensive of any better result in 2018 than last year. They have every reason to fear. For, garbage is not being cleared on … Continue reading

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HC moved over tender ‘irregularities’

Cuttack: A PIL has been filed in the Orissa High Court alleging irregularities in the tender for disposal of garbage in the Silver City here.Congress corporator Giribala Behera has filed the PIL and claimed that the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) … Continue reading

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BJP activists hurl eggs at BMC office

Bhubaneswar: Protesting ‘poor performance’ of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), the BJP activists Friday hurled eggs at the municipal office. Hundreds of BJP activists led by Bhubaneswar district president Harekrushna Khuntia assembled outside the BMC office here at Kalpana Square … Continue reading

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BMC gears up for making JSD hearings successful

All nodal officers have been directed to visit grievance locations to ensure necessary arrangements  Bhubaneswar: With just a few days left for its first Jan Sampark Divas (JSD), or grievance hearing at multiple locations, the top officials of Bhubaneswar Municipal … Continue reading

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Protest fee draws flak, triggers dissent

Bhubaneswar: The recent decision of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) to impose fees for protests at designated dharna places has run into controversy with various organisations deciding to lodge protests against the move in the coming days.With the winter session … Continue reading

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BMC to seal Panchadeep Market complex

Bhubaneswar: Top officials of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Tuesday decided to seal the Panchadeep Market for violating the agreement with the civic body. The corporation has also directed the Public Health Engineering Organisation (PHEO) and the Central Electricity Supply Utility … Continue reading

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BMC grievance hearing at multiple locations

Bhubaneswar: With a view to improving the grievance redressal mechanism of the civic body, the top officials of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Monday decided to hold grievance hearing at sub zone levels from December 16. The grievance hearing or Jan … Continue reading

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Silk City to shine under LED lamps from January

Berhampur:  In order to reduce electricity bills and ensure better illumination in the city, the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BMC) decided to install LED bulbs in all lightposts under its  jurisdiction. The civic body signed an agreement with a private firm … Continue reading

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