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Pune Hill Roads – Consider, Analyze, Evaluate And !! Act !!

The map below shows the two roads and the tunnel proposed in the Draft Development Plan for Old Pune Municipal Corporation limit. Before you read the rest of this piece, I would suggest that you go through the map and try to form an opinion about the impact of the roads on traffic, the hills, the affected neighbourhoods, etc. I have marked out the key landmarks so as to facilitate your analysis.
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Pune Development Plan – Download, Actions & Discussions

English: PMC Motto
English: Pune Corporation Building (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Pune Corporation recently made the Draft Development Plan for Old Pune Municipal Corporation limit (2007-2027) available on their website punecorporation.org. This DP will have major implications for Pune over the next 15 years. So the Development Plan is definitely a document that all Punekars should take a look at. Check out which are the reservations in your area, what are the Metro projections…

Considering PMC’s track record and the slow PuneCorporation.org website, below are the same files as available on PMC but hosted on Google Drive. Browsing and downloading the files should be much easier and faster.

I have also added objections and info files that were made public by various nonprofits like Parisar, SPTM, DGPS, etc.

You can directly import all files to your Google Drive using the ‘Add to Drive’ button. (To ‘Add to Drive’ you need to login to your Gmail account before you click the link) Continue reading Pune Development Plan – Download, Actions & Discussions

DGPS “Meet The Nagarsevaks” Annual Review Meeting – Prabhag 36, Pune

Mr. Rane & Mrs. Sahasrabuddhe were elected to the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) from Prabhag 36 in February 2012. Deccan Gymkhana Parisar Samiti had organized the annual nagarsevak review meeting on 10th March 2013. The agenda of the meeting was

A) Review their work over the past year
B) Highlight & discuss the various issues of the Prabhag
C) Know more of their future plans for the Prabhag
D) Status update on any election promises
E) See how DGPS could better work with them on finding solutions for the Prabhag

Below is the playlist of videos from the event, organized into segments (Introduction, Garbage, Traffic, Encroachments, Water, Stray Dogs and Q&A)
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Pune Citizen’s Participatory Budget – You Get 5 lakhs To Develop Your Locality

Pune Corporation has invited citizens to submit project ideas that will help improve their locality and help solve a public problem. Under the participatory budget, citizens can suggest civic works upto Rs. 5 lakhs for their ward. This year, each electoral panel has been allotted a total Rs. 50 lakhs. Last date for filing of applications is 10th Sep 2012 Continue reading Pune Citizen’s Participatory Budget – You Get 5 lakhs To Develop Your Locality

Pune Citizens Participatory Budget – Janwani Meeting

Pune Municipal Corporation’s Participatory Budgeting 2013-14 is scheduled to be announced on 6th August by Pune Municipal Corporation. In regards to the same, Janwani has organized a meeting of all the major organizations and people concerned with Participatory Budgeting in the city. The meeting is scheduled on August 8, Wednesday from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm at Hall no.2, Janwani- MCCIA, Senapati Bapat Road, Pune

Green DP, Encroachments & Hoardings To Be Discussed At NSCC Meet

National Society for Clean Cities, Pune meet on Saturday, 16th of June 2012 at 3:30 pm at Wadke Hall, 3rd floor, Pune Corporation Building, Shivajinagar, Pune 411005.

English: PMC Motto
PMC (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Agenda :

  1. Mohalla Committee reports.
  2. Green DP and what citizens need to do.   Ms. Aneeta Benninger.
  3. Footpaths encroachments and advertisement hoardings
    *Mr. Ramesh Shelar, Dy. Commisioner, Anti-Encroachment cell has kindly agreed to interact with us at the meeting.

DGPS – Swach Garbage Collect & Clean Drive At Kamala Nehru Park (29 Apr, 10am – 2pm)

The Swach Seva Sahakari Sanstha (SWaCH) and Deccan Gymkhana Parisar Samiti (DGPS) today announced a special drive to collect, reuse and recycle unwanted household items from residents of Deccan Gymkhana ward no. 36 of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC). The idea is to reduce the amount of garbage generated in the civic ward.

Residents from the ward can dump unwanted items into large bins labeled by category such as old clothes, footwear, old toys and electric gadgets at the back gate of the Kamala Nehru park on April 29 (Sunday) between 9.00 am and 2.00 pm. Continue reading DGPS – Swach Garbage Collect & Clean Drive At Kamala Nehru Park (29 Apr, 10am – 2pm)

NSCC Meet: Talks on Water & A new GR as regards illegal constructions / encroachments

Update 21 April: This meeting has been postponed.

PMC NSCCThe monthly meeting of National Society for Clean Cities, Pune will take place on Saturday the 21st of April 2012 at 3:30 pm at Wadke Hall, 3rd floor, PMC [Corporation] Building, Shivajinagar, Pune 411005.

Agenda:

  1. Maharashtra Act II of 2012: MajGen SCN Jatar (Rtd.) & Mr V N Rao
    By this Act the BPMC Act and the MRTP Act have been amended. If a Designated Officer of the PMC fails to take action, without sufficient reason, against illegal construction, he can be punished with imprisonment to the extent of 3 months &/or with fine upto Rs. 20,000 or both. Further, the builder if found guilty of illegal construction, can be imprisoned from 1 to 3 years and/or fined from Rs 10,000 to Rs. 50,000. The proper implementation of this act will be very essential for the city.
  2. Water Supply & Management : Mr. V G Kulkarni, PMC.
  3. Reports from the Mohalla Committees.
  4. Any other Business **(With the permission of the chair).

Citizen’s Participation In Local Governance – Talk By Neelima Kirane (Janwani)

The talk at the Janwani monthly meet for April 2012 is “Let us choose to Participate” by Ms Neelima Kirane. In this talk, Ms. Kirane would highlight why and how to participate in the local government decision making processes that affect our day to day life and impact our quality of our living. The presentation would be based on her book “Jan Je Vanchill”.

“A short film on Pune Municipal Corporation’s Participatory Budgeting” by Janwani and CEE will also be screened. The film highlights the provisions made by the PMC for citizen participation and shows process documentation Continue reading Citizen’s Participation In Local Governance – Talk By Neelima Kirane (Janwani)