PMC’s Standing Committee decides on garbage dumping land and other issues

ST Correspondent
Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Pune: The Standing Committee of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) took decisions on various issues like appointment of successors of the landowners as wage labourers at Uruli Devachi and Phursungi, whose lands were acquired to be used as garbage dump yards, purchase of medicines for PMC hospitals. The Committee passed the decision on Thursday.

Pune: The Standing Committee of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) took decisions on various issues like appointment of successors of the landowners as wage labourers at Uruli Devachi and Phursungi, whose lands were acquired to be used as garbage dump yards, purchase of medicines for PMC hospitals. The Committee passed the decision on Thursday.

The Committee has decided that children of landowners, who sold their land at Phursungi and Uruli Devachi for the dumping yards there, will be taken on the roll of PMC as daily wage labourers for an extension of six months on one-time payment basis and one member each from such families, which makes 57 such people, will be given permanent positions. The PMC also took the decision regarding payment of its share in the operational losses faced by PMPML.

The Standing Committee decided that it will pay its share, which is 60 per cent of the total deficit, in equal instalments each month. The total losses faced by PMPML last year stood at Rs 203.90 crore of which PMC’s share comes to Rs 122.34 crore. After liquidating the term deposits of the PMC of around Rs 34 crore, 12 instalments of Rs 7 crore have to be paid, which comes to around Rs 88 crore. The Committee also gave its not to the purchase of anti-rabies vaccines for the PMC hospitals. The vaccines will be purchased via tender allotted to Lakshmi Medicals at the rate of Rs 197 per vial of vaccine. 

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