Tag Archives: Pune Corporation

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 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 Metro Talk By Prashant Inamdar | Presentation & Video

Prashant Inamdar’s talk on the upcoming Pune Metro. This talk was delivered on 24th June 2012 at an event organized by the Deccan Gymkhana Parisar Samiti (DGPS)

Prashant Inamdar is convenor of ‘Pedestrians First’ and a well-known activist for pedestrian rights and citizen friendly transport facilities.

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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.

Prabhag 36 (Deccan Gymkhana + Law College Ward) Candidates Debate | Pune Corporation Elections 2012

An open to all debate / interaction with candidates contesting the election from Prabhag 36 will be held on 10.15 am on Sunday the 5th of February 2012 at the Damle Hall on Law College Road. (Map) . Continue reading Prabhag 36 (Deccan Gymkhana + Law College Ward) Candidates Debate | Pune Corporation Elections 2012

Why Not Politics? asks Architect Anagha

Anagha Pranajape Purohit contesting from Prabhag 29 Pune

We often hear appeals from senior leaders & politicians that women & the educated youth of India should enter politics. We have with us Anagha Paranjape-Purohit who fulfills both  criteria and is contesting the Pune Corporation Elections from Prabhag 29 as an independent candidate.

With her education (Architect from Pune Univ. & Masters from Arizona, USA), profession (urban planner) and her ‘ordinary’ citizen / non-political background, she seems to have the right mix of things that the educated middle class looks for in a candidate. These elections are her foray into politics. Continue reading Why Not Politics? asks Architect Anagha

NSCC Meet on Pune Elections, Mohalla Committees & Encroachments

English: Pune Municipal Corporation Building
Pune Corporation

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

Agenda:

  • PMC Elections and what the Mohalla Committees should do.
  • Encroachments: Who is responsible? And what citizens can do? – Mr. Ramesh Shelar, Dy. Municipal Commissioner.
  • Reports from the Mohalla Committees

Citizen Charter For Pune Municipal Corporation Elections 2012

English: PMC Motto
Pune Corporation Building

National Society for Clean Cities, Pune has prepared a citizens’ charter of demands for candidates contesting the Pune civic elections 2012.If you know someone contesting the upcoming elections, do ask them these questions and share their responses online. Sudhar would be happy to feature the same.

The elections are scheduled for 16th Feb 2012. So now is a great time to push candidates to commit on various development tasks / projects.

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