Tag: Patna Municipal Corporation

Will this election end the rule of ‘bahubalis’ in Mokama?

Will this election end the rule of ‘bahubalis’ in Mokama?

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

WILL Mokama assembly constituency wriggle out of the grip of ‘bahubalis’, or strongmen, this election? That’s the question facing the people of this constituency in Patna district in the wake of sitting MLA Anant Singh quitting the ruling JD (U) following his arrest in a case related to abduction of a contractor at Bihta some […]

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Bihar govt to do away with British names of roads

Bihar govt to do away with British names of roads

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The state government has decided to do away with the naming of roads and lanes after British rulers and officers in the state capital. State urban development and housing department minister Samrat Choudhary has said the government directories will contain the new names of the roads which have since been renamed after Indian leaders. […]

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Civic body axe on illegal flats – High-rises face demolition drive

Civic body axe on illegal flats – High-rises face demolition drive

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna Municipal Corporation on Monday started demolition of one floor of the Lila Janki Villa apartment at Raiji Ki Gali in the Boring Canal Road area. The floor has allegedly been constructed in violation of the building rules. The builder of the apartment had moved to the tribunal court of the PMC against the decision […]

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Rs 426cr water supply project fails to take off

Rs 426cr water supply project fails to take off

| July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The Rs 426.29-crore Patna water supply project, which was to be completed by March 28, 2014, has been delayed due to lapses by the selected contractor, Gammons India, urban development minister Samrat Chaudhury informed Bihar assembly on Thursday. He said the contract with Gammons India would be terminated and the company blacklisted. Not even […]

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Patna Municipal Corporation achieves 70% holding tax collection last year

Patna Municipal Corporation achieves 70% holding tax collection last year

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Even as it collected holding tax at the doubled rate for three months in 2013-14, the Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) could collect only 70 % of the total arrears and current demand of the tax for the year. The total collection stood at around Rs 29 crore against the total demand of about Rs […]

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Patna Municipal Corporation chief to pass building plans now

Patna Municipal Corporation chief to pass building plans now

| April 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Good news for realtors. Under the provisions of Bihar Municipal Act (BMA), 2007, rules regarding the approval of building plans have been finally notified by the state government. Now, the chief municipal officer (commissioner, Patna Municipal Corporation) will inquire, verify and after satisfaction pass the building plans. The builders can now submit their building […]

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Rush hour parking pangs

Rush hour parking pangs

| February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Unauthorised parking on Exhibition Road and Station Road amid construction of two key over bridges leaves professionals exhausted every morning even before they reach their workstations. Vehicles parked haphazardly on the two arterial roads near the construction sites of new arm of the Chiraiyatand and Mithapur road over bridges trigger serpentine traffic snarls daily. Ever […]

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Patna Municipal Corporation board clears major schemes

Patna Municipal Corporation board clears major schemes

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The 15th PMC ward councillors’ board meeting here on Saturday gave its go-ahead to schemes for revamping the state capital’s sewerage system and introduction of door-to-door garbage collection. A Melbourne-based company, Meinhardt, had recently submitted detailed project report (DPR) of a master plan worth Rs 2,580 crore for revamping the city’s 75-year-old sewerage system. […]

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MSOs to switch off cable signals from Feb. 15

MSOs to switch off cable signals from Feb. 15

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Come February 15, cable television (TV) viewers in the city must brace for a blackout on their television sets if they have not filled the subscriber application form as mandated by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). The TRAI deadline for submission of application forms filled up by cable TV viewers expired on January […]

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