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Misuse of residential plots under scanner
Jun 24, 2014
BHUBANESWAR: The state government has asked Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) to probe alleged misuse of residential plots for commercial purposes.
Model code throws spanner in eviction
Mar 29, 2014
BHUBANESWAR: The poll code has forced Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) to put on hold their proposed drives against unauthorized constructions.
'Bhubaneswar needs to plan future'
Jan 13, 2014
BHUBANESWAR: The newly-elected body of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will face new challenges and get facilities, associated with a million-plus city, as the population in state capital would cross 10 lakh in next few years. The civic body must carefully make plans and revise regulations, keeping these in mind, feel stakeholders.
Govt flays Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation over tender lapse
Nov 04, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: The housing and urban development (H&UD) department has rapped the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) for selecting Sulabh International, an organization promoting sanitation, without floating tenders for construction of public toilets in the city.
BMC inks deal for 600 RAY houses
Oct 30, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: The Bhubaneswar municipal corporation (BMC) on Monday signed an MoU with National Building Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) for construction of Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) houses at Gadakana here.
Building collapses in rain
Oct 27, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: A two-storey building at Old Station Bazaar collapsed on Wednesday night as torrential rain continued to the lash the city. No one was hurt as the building was used as a godown by a sanitary shop.
BDA plans to develop open space
Aug 26, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has decided to renovate and beautify an open space of 1.5 acre in Ananta Vihar near Pokhariput. It is part of the steps taken by BDA to minimise the misuse of open space in the city.
No buyer for BMC property in mall
Aug 24, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: There are few takers for the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) properties in the Bhawani Mall shopping complex in the city.
Civic body to look after BDA housing colonies
Aug 23, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has decided to hand over the development of infrastructure and other basic amenities in three housing colonies developed by it to Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).
BMC staff get cutting order
Jul 22, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has authorized its engineering staff to cut drains and roads, blocking rainwater, to prevent waterlogging. The BMC has identified 30 points prone to waterlogging in the city.
A new cadre for Civic officials soon
Dec 09, 2012
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced a new cadre for the officials of the municipalities and notified area councils (NACs) so that better services could be provided to urban dwellers.
Crackdown order on building norm violators
Dec 07, 2012
BHUBANESWAR: The state government has pulled up the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) for failing to curb violation of building regulations in the city.
BMC moots online grievance redressal
Dec 07, 2012
BHUBANESWAR: Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will soon give a proposal to Odisha Computer Application Centre (OCAC) to facilitate citizens post grievances online to the civic body.
Bhubaneswar on path to cut carbon emission
Nov 11, 2012
BHUBANESWAR: If everything goes as per plan, Bhubaneswar will be a city with low carbon emission. The state capital was selected by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and ICLEI, an NGO working on environment and energy for implementation of Green House Gas (GHG) inventory. The inventory will help reduce carbon emission.
Award: Yes, Services: No
Nov 03, 2012
Bhubaneswar, Nov. 2: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) might have won an award for e-governance achievements, but ground realities tells a different story.
National honour for Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation's e-services
Oct 30, 2012
BHUBANESWAR: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation's e-governance delivery system for citizens has drawn national attention.
Saheed Nagar vendors demand rehabilitation
Oct 20, 2012
BHUBANESWAR: Hundreds of vendors of Saheed Nagar Haat, who were evicted from the market place for construction of a commercial-cum-housing complex in 2004, were up in arms with Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and construction company demanding rehabilitation in the market complex. The vendors locked up the main gate of the shopping mall, which was scheduled to be inaugurated on Friday and
Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation contractors under e-scanner
Oct 07, 2012
BHUBANESWAR: Contractors undertaking civic works in the city can no longer take the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and residents for a ride, nor will they need to grease palms of officials to get their payments cleared. In yet another e-governance initiative, the civic body is all set to start a contractor and supplier management system (CSMS), which will help monitor progress of wor
BMC needs to clean up its act
Oct 06, 2012
BHUBANESWAR: Keepers of public amenities are wallowing in filth themselves. Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation's (BMC) office premises are filthy with overflowing sewer lines, heaps of garbage and betel leaf juice stained corridors. As one enters the BMC headquarters near Kalpana Square, one is greeted with the sight of betel leaf juice stains and disposable tea cups strewn all around near the
Civic body launches hygiene drive in Bhubaneswar slums
Oct 04, 2012
BHUBANESWAR: The city civic body has launched Project Samman to improve sanitation and standard of living in slums. Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) launched the ambitious plan a few days ago. BMC has tied up with two voluntary organizations to develop a sustainable improved sanitation model for urban slums. After its successful implementation, Project Samman would be extended to Cuttac
Pay-up push for realtors, Bhubaneswar Real Estate,
Oct 03, 2012
Bhubaneswar, Oct. 2: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has decided to raise awareness to make real-estate developers contribute towards local area development by paying no-objection certificate fees. For the past one-and-half years, the civic body has collected 2 per cent of the project cost for local development — developing drains, roads and sewerage. Sources said around Rs 10 crore has
BMC to launch Solar City pilot project
Oct 02, 2012
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will take a step forward in the Solar City project by launching a pilot project involving putting up of solar streetlights in the city. BMC recently became a part of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy’s (MNRE) project to turn 60 cities across the country into solar cities. The pilot project on solar powered streetlights has been conceptualised
BMC money to monitor city sweepers ‘goes to waste’
Sep 25, 2012
BHUBANESWAR: The city civic body's whopping expenditure of Rs 1.65 crore on mobile-governance project has raised several eyebrows with citizens terming the exercise as "white elephant". Though BMC had launched the hi-tech project nearly a month ago to keep an eye on sanitation workers playing truant at workplace, garbage continues to remain scattered at major places in the city. A private firm
BMC area increase on hold
Aug 19, 2012
Bhubaneswar, Aug. 18: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to defer the move to bring 21 gram panchayats and two revenue villages under the civic body’s fold in the wake of mounting opposition. On July 30, the BMC council had proposed to bring the new areas within its jurisdiction. “The council only passed a resolution in the form of a proposal. We have decided to defer the
Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation draws boos from rural bodies
Aug 14, 2012
BHUBANESWAR: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation's decision to include 21 gram panchayats (GP) in its jurisdiction has not gone down well with people of five of those GPs. Nearly 40,000 people in 28 villages in Barimunda, Kalyanpur, Dadha, Raghunathpur and Kalarahanga panchayat areas in Bhubaneswar North assembly constituency do not want the BMC to look after them, as they feel the civic bod

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