Tag: Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation

Pay once, park vehicle for 2 hours: BMC’s new parking provisions

Bhubaneswar: Good news for city denizens as the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has come up with an all new one-time parking fee facility to reduce traffic problems and provide hassle free vehicle parking experience to the people. Users can avail the parking facility at any one of the newly identified five parking slots. BMC has […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Resentment over Vishwakarma temple demolition plans

Bhubaneswar: Resentment is brewing among locals over proposed demolition plans of a Vishwakarma temple located adjacent to the Kalinga Stadium by Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) ahead of Hockey World Cup in 2018. The committee of the Vishwakarma temple raised its opposition after BMC, BDA authorities served a notice regarding the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Demonstrators to be fined for property damage during strike

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) announced taxes for demonstrators, the Commissionerate Police on Thursday said agitators would have to pay fine if any damage caused to government or private property during their strike with effective from January 1, 2018. In a notification, the Twin City police said any organization or person […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BMC to get its new house soon

Bhubaneswar: After being accorded with the Smart City tag, Bhubaneswar city has geared up to upgrade its infrastructure including an ultra-modern building for the office of Municipal Corporation. The architectural design of the 12-storey building has been prepared and was presented before CM Naveen Patnaik for approval on Wednesday. The construction of the building will […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BMC, PFA join hands for animal welfare, rehabilitation

Bhubaneswar: Animal welfare has been taken up as a priority by Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) that has joined hands with People for Animals (PFA) for providing health care for stray animals as well as pets in the city. BMC will now be providing logistical support for the PFA’s rehabilitation-cum-treatment centre at Ranasinghpur near AIIMS. In-charge […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Miscreants attack BMC Corporator’s house

Bhubaneswar: Miscreants hurled stones and vandalised the house of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) ward number 15 Corporator Samir Pradhan on Tuesday night. Pradhan also alleged that the miscreants even misbehaved with his mother. The incident occured in between 9 pm to 10 pm. Some persons from an immersion procession of Lord Ganesh idol came towards […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Name sake: Fresh elections likely for Ward 18 corporator post in Bhubaneswar

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar:  The Orissa High Court has directed for fresh election to the post of Corporator of Ward 18 of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) after declaring the election of Sukanti Subudhi to the post null and void. The order came following a writ petition filed by Punam Parida challenging  Subudhi’s election to the post. Parida had […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
BMC is ready to face waterlogging issue: Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: After telecast of waterlogging problem in different areas of Bhubaneswar for few hours in media, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Krishan Kumar today said excess water can be drained out from the city during rainy days to ensure zero waterlogging. Talking to media after a review meeting here, Krishan Kumar said the city […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Daruthenga dumping yard row: NGT seeks affidavit from BMC

Bhubaneswar: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday instructed the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) to submit its stand point on the Daruthenga dumping yard issue in form of affidavit on May 30, after the latter failed to submit the clearance it has received from Pollution Control Board (PCB) to continue the dumping operation. BMC in […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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BMC asked to ensure mobile toilets for workers at construction sites

Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Urban Development has recently written to Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) directing it to ensure mobile toilet for the workers at construction site in the city. The copy of the letter has also been forwarded to other municipal corporations of the State and all state mission directors asking them to make mobile […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
World Autism Day members of Bharat Scouts and Guides on a campaign march across Patha Utsav
Patha Utsav Highlights Mental Health Issues

Bhubaneswar: In an attempt to spread awareness on mental illness disorder, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Sunday observed ‘Patha Utsav’ highlighting the psychiatric and traumatic issues afflicting the ‘stressed’ urban dwellers. We observed today’s ‘Patha Utsav’ in a different way as it coincided with worldwide observance of international Autism day. An awareness campaign was launched […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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BMC geo-tagging parking lots to prevent brokerage

Bhubaneswar: To prevent illegal collection of parking fees from non designated areas and stop harassment of general public at the hands of brokers, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) is going to install an all new system of Geo-tagging of parking lots in the capital city. Sources said all the detailed information on number and name of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Water Scarcity Bhubaneswar
Water scarcity dogs Capital city

Bhubaneswar: At a time when the State is already reeling under water scarcity, waste of water in most parts of the capital city is something that speaks much about the efficacy of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) in effective management of water. Such a scene can be evident at Raj Kumar Basti in Satya Nagar of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Sex scandal video: Bhubaneswar Mayor files FIR at Capital PS

Bhubaneswar: Following demands from the Student Congress of Odisha for resignation of Anant Narayan Jena from the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Mayor post while alleging the Mayor’s involvement in a sex tape which has gone viral on social networking sites, Jena last evening filed an FIR against Chhatra Congress president Itish Pradhan and niankhunta.com proprietor […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Govt gears up for e-waste management in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Carrying forward its earlier decision for e-waste management drive, the Odisha government today entered into a partnership with National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), Manufacturing Association of Information Technology (MAIT) and Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology for control and management of e-waste in Bhubaneswar. A workshop to this effect was organized […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021