Tag: Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation

Bhubaneswar: BMC Allows Ganesh Puja Celebration With Devotees

After a break of two years, Bhubaneswar is all set to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with a fanfare this year. The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has eased Covid norms for Ganesh puja celebrations by allowing devotees to visit puja pandals this year. However, devotees have been urged to abide by the Covid precautionary measures.

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  • Thursday, 25 August 2022
Mayor Candidates For Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation
Know Your Mayor Candidates For Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation

These are the three candidates who have thrown their hats into the ring.

  • Friday, 11 March 2022
Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation
22 Employees Of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation Test Covid-19 Positive

Restriction on public entry into BMC office has been imposed

  • Thursday, 13 January 2022
BMC Seals Bar, Eateries & Food Courts In Bhubaneswar
Raids Ahead Of New Year: BMC Seals Bar, Eateries & Food Courts In Bhubaneswar

The BMC has prohibited Zero Night Celebration, New Year welcome in hotels, restaurants, Clubs, Parks, Convention halls, Kalyan Mandaps and other such places from December 31 to January 2.

  • Friday, 31 December 2021
Odisha Civic Polls
Municipal Elections Delayed: Odisha Denying Rights To Citizens Despite Constitutional Mandate

For over two and half years, Municipal Bodies of Odisha are without elected representatives despite specific Constitutional mandate to hold Municipal Election before completion of the five year term of a Municipal Body.

  • Wednesday, 18 August 2021
Bhubaneswar waterlogging woes: BMC gets down to work, invites tender for drain work

Bhubaneswar: After being in the dock for waterlogging across the city, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has now invited a tender to repair 22 drains at a cost of Rs 17 crore in the first phase. The repair work will be carried out in 22 drains including ones in ward no-62 of Anant Vihar Phase-II, […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
BDA, BMC demolish encroachments in Jaydev Vihar

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) and the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) are intensifying their eviction drive to address man-made flooding in ‘Smart City’ Bhubaneswar. After razing down encroachments near the ISKCON temple and Nayapalli area, the city administration is now focussing on unclogging the Drain no 4 near Jaydev Vihar by demolishing the structures […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
‘Smart city’ claim falls flat on broken roads of Rangamatia

Bhubaneswar: Despite tall claims made by the State government on spending crores of rupees for development in ‘Smart City’ Bhubaneswar, broken and pothole-peppered roads of Rangamatia narrate a different tale. The main road in Rangamatia is filled with large potholes forcing pedestrians and school students to use the covered drains. During rainy days, one can […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Chief Secy
Public hearing on Bhuasuni waste-to-energy plant on June 6

Bhubaneswar: Public hearing for setting up of a waste-to-energy plant at Bhuasuni on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar will be carried out on June 6, informed Chief Secretary AP Padhi here today. Talking to media after a meeting at the Secretariat, Padhi stated, “As per the directive of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) Calcutta bench, required […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Bhubaneswar Operation Center
Bhubaneswar gets smart command, control centre

Bhubaneswar:  From traffic to solid waste management, a centralized network housed under the Bhubaneswar Operation Centre (BOC) has been launched to monitor public service delivery in the Bhubaneswar smart city. The first-of-its-kind centralized command and control centre was inaugurated by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today. “Bhubaneswar Operation Centre has been inaugurated today. This will […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Eviction drive near Kalinga Stadium ahead of Men's Hockey World Cup

Bhubaneswar: With less than four months remaining for the Men’s Hockey World Cup to be played at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, the authorities of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) undertook a special drive to clear encroachments near the stadium today. The eviction drive was taken up alongside gate no-9 of […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Minister, Mayor face heat over delimitation of wards

Bhubaneswar: Resentment is brewing over delimitation of wards by Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) with residents of Laxmisagar area staging a demonstration on Sunday. The residents’ gheraoed the residence of Urban Development Minister Niranjan Pujari and BMC Mayor Anant Narayan Jena and submitted a memorandum in this regard. Sources said that residents are protesting inclusion of […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
BMC issues 'Red Corner Notice' against 284 tax defaulters

Bhubaneswar: Cracking its whip, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued ‘red corner notice’ against 284 individuals and firms for defaulting on holding tax payments to the tune of Rs 9 crores. A whopping Rs 2.52 crore is pending against the authorities of Apex Engineering College, Pahala while the lowest of Rs 10,016 is pending […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Bus in every 4 minutes in Bhubaneswar soon

Bhubaneswar: Denizens of the smart city Bhubaneswar will have a bus every four minutes for fulfilment of their needs of public transport, informed Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), Commissioner Krishan Kumar today after a meeting of the Empowered Committee of Infrastructure (ECI) chaired by Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi. ECI approved the plan to add 200 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BMC to tighten leash on haywire hoardings in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: To spare the skyline of the capital city from being invaded by illegal hoardings, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to tighten the norms for putting up hoardings. According to sources, prior permission should have to be obtained from BMC for putting up hoardings inside the city. In an all-party meeting held by […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021