Tag: KMC

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  • KMC inaugurates biometric system at two ward offices

    KMC inaugurates biometric system at two ward offices

    It was learnt that the initiative has been taken after it was observed that several of the SWM workers were reporting late for work and even remaining absent without prior notice.

    September 28, 2019
  • KMC takes up Durga Puja preparatory measures

    KMC takes up Durga Puja preparatory measures

    Mr Hakim said “Before the onset of puja, KMC will complete all the road renovation works. There are several roads where we have taken up repair work. I am personally going on a road inspection work tonight. Other government agencies in Kolkata also need to work in tandem. Several big pujas are organised in Behala and hence an extensive road repair has been taken up in Behala, especially where stations have come up. The work has been taken up by PWD. The road near the EM Bypass in the Anandapur area is also being repaired by KMDA.”

    September 26, 2019
  • KMC wages war against dengue, malaria

    KMC wages war against dengue, malaria

    The MMIC, commenting on the same, said “A Borough meeting was called where we discussed measures that need to be immediately taken to prevent any further dengue cases in the five wards of this Borough.”

    September 18, 2019
  • KMC buys three high lift machines, seven more to come

    KMC buys three high lift machines, seven more to come

    A KMC official said that these machines will help in times of disaster management, especially when there is a fire in a building and residents need to be rescued from the top floors of a building.

    September 13, 2019
  • KMC cuts off water in affected areas

    KMC cuts off water in affected areas

    A KMC official, meanwhile, claimed that the measure has been taken to avert another mishap.

    September 5, 2019
  • Bowbazar: Mamata Banerjee urges Metro to provide compensation

    Bowbazar: Mamata Banerjee urges Metro to provide compensation

    The entire area is so congested that I was apprehensive about this route since the beginning. Metro should have declared compensation immediately after the incident, said Miss Banerjee after holding a meeting with Metro authorities.

    September 4, 2019
  • Metro work: Fresh cracks appear; Complaint against metro authorities

    Metro work: Fresh cracks appear; Complaint against metro authorities

    Panic gripped residents of Hidaram Banerjee Lane and Gouri Dey Lane today morning, where cracks appeared on the walls of some of the buildings.

    September 3, 2019
  • KMC stops beautification work at Judges Ghat

    KMC stops beautification work at Judges Ghat

    The civic body has stopped all work at Judges Ghat, claiming that the beautification was being carried out without any NOC from the KMC.

    August 26, 2019
  • KMC urges pisciculture in city ponds to save water bodies, generate jobs

    KMC urges pisciculture in city ponds to save water bodies, generate jobs

    We are collaborating with the state fisheries department which will impart training to any persons interested in this. We are encouraging all those interested to come forward and we will extend all cooperation in this regard. This will not only help in conservation of the ponds but we believe it will also generate employment, especially for the unemployed youths: SWAPAN SAMADDAR

    August 23, 2019
  • Several areas in five KMC wards still waterlogged

    Several areas in five KMC wards still waterlogged

    The heavy bout of rain that lashed the city on 16 and 17 August had flooded several parts of the city, leaving the citizens at great inconvenience.

    August 20, 2019
  • Kolkata Municipal Corporation demolishes brick structures at base of trees

    Kolkata Municipal Corporation demolishes brick structures at base of trees

    The petition further claimed that “these constructions result in choking of trees, preventing them from benefitting from rain and spreading its roots to access nutrition and other natural elements from the soil.”

    July 30, 2019
  • Kolkata hit by nor’wester, trees uprooted, cables snapped

    Kolkata hit by nor’wester, trees uprooted, cables snapped

    Nor'westers were also reported from different parts of south Bengal, leading to damage of hutments and electric poles in some areas, official sources said.

    February 25, 2019
  • A Kolkata dialogue

    A Kolkata dialogue

    The garbage most definitely gets cleaned faster than before and, believe it or not, Kolkata is among the ‘best Indian city to live’ as per the Janaagraha Annual Survey of India’s City-Systems

    October 13, 2018
  • Auto roadmap

    Auto roadmap

    There is a certain heart-rending dimension to the long-delayed blueprint for auto-rickshaw operators in Kolkata, the Durgapur-Asansol region, and the Siliguri-Jalpaiguri belt. The revamped mode of operation, scheduled to come into force from September 1, has been formulated by West Bengal’s transport department after a baby was recently thrown off its mother’s arms onto the …

    August 31, 2018
  • Pollution threat

    Pollution threat

    With barely a fortnight to go for the Ganga Sagar mela ~ when Kolkata’s Maidan becomes particularly vulnerable to pollution with open-air choolahs and belching trucks ~ the Centre for Science and Environment has advanced a very timely caveat. The note of caution is still more important when contextualised with the mess over the Christmas …

    May 24, 2018
  • Carcass meat row: KMC conducts high-level meeting

    Carcass meat row: KMC conducts high-level meeting

    The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) on Thursday conducted a high-level meeting wherein a series of measures have been taken in relation to the carcass meat controversy. The KMC, post dead meat controversy, has been carrying out several food safety drives in the city wherein the food safety officers are raiding restaurants and roadside shops, picking …

    May 11, 2018
  • KMC, ED to probe into whereabouts of left-over meat in Alipore zoo

    KMC, ED to probe into whereabouts of left-over meat in Alipore zoo

    The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) alongside the Enforcement Branch will start investigation into the whereabouts of left-over meat by the animals in Alipore Zoological Garden. The civic body had yesterday conducted a food safety drive wherein the food safety officers had raided food stalls inside the zoo premises. On enquiring about what happens to the …

    May 6, 2018