Tag: Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation

‘Bhubaneswar Patho Utsav’ kick starts amid music, dance

Bhubaneswar: The ‘Bhubaneswar Patho Utsav’ resumed today from Ram Mandir Square to Master Canteen Square here at 7 am after three months amid songs and dance of denizens. The ‘Bhubaneswar Patho Utsav’, earlier held in the name of ‘Raahgiri Day’ in the State’s capital city, was inaugurated by Mass Education minister Debi Prasad Mishra in […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Raahagiri name changed to Pathotsav

Bhubaneswar: The Raahgiri Day, which will resume in the capital from tomorrow, will now be known as Pathotsav. This was informed by Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena here today. The stretch of from Ram Mandir Square to Master Canteen Square will again be open for various cultural and fun activities on every […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
State’s first water ATM launched in city

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) gifted its citizens with the first water ATM (water vending kiosks) of the State and a foot over bridge (FOB) and laid the foundation for the new BMC building yesterday ahead of local self governance day today. Chief minister Naveen Patnaik launched the water ATM, where people can purchase […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Govt orders probe into RAY irregularities in Bhubaneswar

A month and half after the chief minister inaugurated newly constructed houses under the Rajeev Awas Yojana (RAY) at Mahishakhal here, the Housing and Urban development department has ordered the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) authorities to probe the alleged irregularities in the selection of beneficiaries in the urban housing scheme

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Daruthenga villagers give BMC 2 days to shift garbage dump

Bhubaneswar: The tension prevailing for the last three days in Daruthenga village on the outskirts of the capital city over the dumping of garbage at the Bhuasuni dumping yard eased today after the villagers removed the blockade on the Baranga-Chandaka road following a meeting with the police. But the villagers have given two days to […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
BJP workers protest BMC users fee hike, scuffle with police

Tension ran high at the office of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) here on Monday after BJP activists scuffled with the police while protesting the hike in the users fee

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
BMC sweeper beaten up over petty issue

In a shocking incident, some unidentified persons beat up a Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) sweeper in Salia Sahi here on Wednesday over a petty issue

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
BMC assigns vehicles to carry unclaimed bodies

Bhubaneswar: After a public outcry over unclaimed dead bodies being carried to the crematorium on trolley rickshaws, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has woken up to the disgrace and has decided to assign air conditioned vehicles for the purpose. BMC Mayor Anant Narayan Jena, while informing about the decision of the civic body, said that […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Disposing of bodies the 'Smart City' way!

Bhubaneswar: As Bhubaneswar basks in the glory of being named as the most eligible candidate for the Smart City tag, the city on Sunday exhibited a side that takes it ages back. In an utterly shocking sight which is more than a blemish on ‘Smart Bhubaneswar,’ a human corpse was seen being carried to the […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Ananta re-elected unopposed as BMC mayor

Bhubaneswar: Corporator Ananta Narayan Jena has been elected unopposed as the Mayor of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), announced the BMC Administrator Sanjib Mishra here on Friday

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
BMC to impose penalty on stray cattle owners

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the mega Men’s Hockey World Cup, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has geared up to tackle the stray cattle menace on city roads. The corporation has now come up with stricter norms under which owners of the livestock will now have to pay up to Rs 1500 fine if their cattle found […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Odisha panel to aid seismic mapping of Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has set up a committee to facilitate a team from the Ministry of Earth Sciences conducting a seismic micro-zonation mapping for the entire Bhubaneswar Development Plan Area (BDPA), an official said. The team of experts from the ministry has started the initial survey for the purpose. Bhubaneswar is a leading city […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
People defecating in open will be fined Rs 50 by BMC

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided that people defecating in the open in the city will be fined Rs 50, officials said today. This was decided at the BMC’s meeting yesterday. The fine will be imposed by the local ward sanitation committee or the self-help groups, they said. BMC Mayor A N Jena […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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Road in Bhubaneswar to be named after Mother Teresa

A road will be named after Mother Teresa here, coinciding with her canonisation ceremony at the Vatican on Sunday

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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Satya Nagar Residents Hold Signature Campaign, Demand Shifting Of Crematorium   

At a time when the Satya Nagar crematorium in Bhubaneswar is struggling to cope with the rising number of bodies, demand for its shifting to a new location is getting louder. 

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021