India’s environment minister Anil Madhav Dave dies at 60

NagpurVision – India’s environment minister Anil Madhav Dave died Thursday at the age of 60 in New Delhi, shocking colleagues who remembered him as a nature lover committed to conservation. Dave complained More »

Sri Lanka rejects Chinese request for submarine visit — officials

NagpurVision – Sri Lanka has rejected China’s request to dock one of its submarines in Colombo this month, two senior government officials said on Thursday as the Indian prime minister landed in More »

Cyber attack hits the World Over…

NagpurVision – A global cyber attack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries, disrupting More »

PM Modi leaves on two-day visit to Sri Lanka

NagpurVision – Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Sri Lanka at 2.30 p.m. on Thursday. During his two-day visit to Colombo, the Prime Minister will visit Seema Malaka Temple (Gangaramaya Temple). Thereafter, More »

Mayawati expels Naseemuddin Siddiqui from BSP

NagpurVision – Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Wednesday expelled her confidant Naseemuddin Siddiqui from the party. His son has also been thrown out. BSP leader Satish Chandra Mishra announced the More »

 

Tag Archives: Nagpur Municipal Corporation

Nagpur Municipal Corporation all set to bring in new Starbus operator

NagpurVision – The Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is set to oust Starbus operator Vansh Nimay Infraprojects Private Limited (VNIL). The final termination notice has been slapped on it. Simultaneously, the civic body has expedited the process to rope in new

NMC still allows cost hike in JNNURM projects

NagpurVision – Even though the central and state government had made it very clear there was no provision for cost escalation, the cash-strapped Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) continues to escalate cost of projects sanctioned under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal

Nagpur Municipal Corporation tree plantation drive is late again

NagpurVision – It seems Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has not learnt anything from its past mistakes. Like in years before, its tree plantation drive this year also is likely to begin only after monsoon. Provision of funds for tree plantation

Nagpur Municipal Corporation to form biodiversity management panel

NagpurVision – To conserve and further develop biodiversity in city, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) will constitute a committee of corporators, officials, experts and activists. The general body decide on forming the committee on July 16. It will be known as

Cattle once again rule city roads as Nagpur municipal commissioner looks the other way

NagpurVision – One of the earliest of Shyam Wardhane’s decisions when he took over as Nagpur municipal commissioner in 2012 was to shift cattle sheds outside the city. The move was aimed at checking stray cattle menace in the city.

NMC opposes NHAI move to plant trees outside Nagpur limit

NagpurVision – Even as the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) is adamant on taking up compensatory plantation of 2,000 trees near Jamtha in lieu of the ones felled for widening Koradi Road, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has rejected the

Will Borkar’s budget rescue cash-strapped NMC ?

NagpurVision – The Nagpur Municipal Corporation’s budget for 2014-15 will be tabled in the general body meeting on Tuesday. Standing committee chairman Narendra Borkar is expected to present the budget between Rs 1,500 to Rs 1,600 crore. Borkar’s budget will

Value Added Tax surcharge instead of LBT may bankrupt Nagpur Municipal Corporation

NagpurVision – The state government’s proposal to replace Local Body Tax (LBT) by 3% surcharge on Value Added Tax (VAT) has Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) worried. Replacement of octroi by LBT had already messed up the city’s finances, but now

Nagpur Municipal Corporation back to razing illegal constructions

NagpurVision – After a long gap, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has restarted action against unauthorized constructions in the city. The NMC team from Lakadganj zone has zeroed in on eight commercial shops constructed illegally in basement parking. By Wednesday

Nagpur Municipal Corporation to tax godowns in residential areas

NagpurVision – With no improvement in its financial condition, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) ruled by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies is drawing up plans to spread the tax net by identifying godowns in residential areas that are being

Nagpur Municipal Corporation schools shine with 92.50% success in HSC

NagpurVision – Despite facing odds like irregular teaching and lack of quality teachers, schools run by the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) delivered a creditable pass percentage of 92.50% in HSC results declared on Monday. NMC education officer Dipendra Lokhande told

Nagpur Municipal Corporation to present deficit budget for first time

NAGPUR: For the first time in its history, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) standing committee is likely to present a deficit budget for the financial year 2014-15 at a special general body meeting to be held this month. Already, the

NMC writes to state for probe into Starbus service

NagpurVision – Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ruled Nagpur Municipal Corporation has submitted a proposal to the state government for appointing a committee headed by a retired judge to investigate ‘alleged’ irregularities in Starbus service. Congress corporators including leader of opposition

NMC approaches city survey office to auction properties of tax defaulters

NagpurVision – After failing to recover pending dues from property tax defaulters even after several efforts, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is now going to auction selected properties in Ashi Nagar zone soon. The civic body is expected to recover

Sitabuldi parking plaza turns out to be damp squib

NagpurVision – The project was expected to reduce traffic congestion in the crowded Sitabuldi area and encourage Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) to go in for more such projects. However, the response to the multilevel car parking at Variety Square, is

Nagpur Improvement Trust to hike building sanction charge 4-5 times

With elections over, the government agencies are losing no time in adding to the burden of the citizens. Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) has proposed to hike building sanction and premium charges a whopping 400-500%. NIT has also proposed to hike

Babudom at Nagpur Municipal Corporation foils property tax camp plan

The Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) organized special camps in many localities for quick disposal of applications seeking assessment of new properties and execution of mutation. However, the babudom at the civic body foiled the plans with their dilly-dallying. Standing committee