More than 100 families at Goudabandha Sahi under ward 37 of Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) have been rendered homeless. The civic body demolished their houses as part of an eviction drive on Wednesday.
While the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has fielded Sanghamitra Dalai for the Mayor post, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s pick is Dr Sabita Suar and the grand old party Congress’s choice is Manju Rath.
In Cuttack, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took out grand processions for their respective Mayor candidates that passed through the roads and lanes of the city.
Sabita said people of Berhampur city are fed up with the Biju Janata Dal rule for its complete failure in addressing basic problems.
As regards the benefit Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation would bestow on the citizens and the city by having a Woman Mayor, much depends on whether government would adopt the “business as usual” attitude or use the opportunity of utilizing the special leadership traits of a woman leader to the advantage of the citizenry and the city.
Bhubaneswar: After the five-year tenure of 65 urban local bodies (ULBs) and Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) ended today, the State government appointed administrators to manage the affairs in these civic bodies. Ganjam Collector was appointed administrator of the Berhampur Municipal Corporation. Similarly, district Collectors have been appointed administrators of Angul, Balasore, Bhadrak, Dhenkanal, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, […]
Berhampur: In an exemplary decision, the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) has decided to levy penalties on advertising agencies for hammering nails on trees to put up advertisements and publicity materials. The decisions to penalise such a practice was taken by the BeMC after an environmental organisation from the city, ‘Sabuja Vahini’ lodged a complaint with […]
Berhampur: Ahead of the proposed ban on plastic bags in parts of Odisha from October 2, the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) has started imparting training to women self help groups and a transgender batch on making cotton bags. About 100 women are taking training on making cotton bags which will be required after imposition of […]
Berhampur: Launching a first of its kind initiative to fulfil Mahatma Gandhi’s dream of a clean India, the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) is all set to operate underground garbage bin facility, a system with semi-underground dustbins placed on the roadside to store wet and dry garbage. With this, the city has become the first Municipal […]
Berhampur: The Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) has come up with a tree transplantation drive following massive protests by the nature lovers and Sabuja Vahini members over cutting of trees for widening of roads. The silk city had reportedly lost a significant amount of its green cover because of the city expansion drive that involved widening […]
Berhampur: Aimed at providing drinking water to the city dwellers in Berhampur and nearby villages, the Janibili project’s progress can be termed as tardy at best. While the residents of the city are yet to receive supply of clean drinking water, they have raised allegations that the delay in the project is resulting in traffic […]
Berhampur: Gosaninuagaon Police today arrested Ramakrushna Dash alias Khali, the father of former city Mayor Siba Sankar Dash from his house in Gosaninuagaon area in the city. Khali was reportedly absconding as over 19 cases were pending against him. Today morning, acting on a tip-off about Khali Dash arriving at his home, police raided the […]
Berhampur: The landscape of Berhampur city has got an unlikely makeover – now dotted with sculptures which have assumed their shape from unlikelier materials. Scrap materials have been fabricated into some truly artistic creations & these installations by the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC), have not only enhanced the aesthetics of the city, but also are […]
Berhampur: Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) has prepared a Rs 42 crore plan for solving waterlogging problem triggered by rain in some pockets of the south Odisha city, a senior official said. The civic body has already submitted the proposals comprising 23 projects to the state government, the official said. About Rs 34.33 crore is estimated […]
Berhampur: The traders’ union in the silk city today gheraoed the officials of the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) for allegedly imposing hefty penalty citing violation of social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines. Hundreds of traders led by Union president Subhasini Pattnaik staged an agitation at the premises of the BeMC office this morning protesting the enforcement […]