Tag: Kolkata Municipal Corporation

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  • KMC takes steps to prevent accidents during immersion

    KMC takes steps to prevent accidents during immersion

    It was learnt that cranes have been deployed by KMC at the big ghats like Nimtala, Judges Ghat and others, to quickly pick up the idol from the water after it has been immersed.

    October 10, 2019
  • KMC announces Kolkata Shree awardees

    KMC announces Kolkata Shree awardees

    The mayor, Firhad Hakim said: “The city is now caught in a Puja fever which sets in right after Mahalaya. The KMC like every year has shortlisted the number of pujas who have secured positions in the different categories under this award. Our judges have made their decisions based on several parameters and have handed over the final list to us.”

    October 5, 2019
  • KMC, KoPT officials inspect Ganga ghats, make preparations for immersion

    KMC, KoPT officials inspect Ganga ghats, make preparations for immersion

    The police have also taken up measures for the immersion ceremonies on Vijaya Dashami on 8 October.

    October 4, 2019
  • 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
  • Fight it together

    Fight it together

    The core committee, constituted by the Chief Minister, has let it be known that although experts were brought in from Singapore and Hong Kong, the situation could not be brought under control. It has, on the contrary, deteriorated beyond measure.

    September 7, 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
  • 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
  • KMC to complete all road repair works before Durga Pujas, KMDA to work on Bypass stretch

    KMC to complete all road repair works before Durga Pujas, KMDA to work on Bypass stretch

    The chief minister Mamata Banerjee, had given clear instructions that KMC must repair the roads and then settle the bill with the concerned agencies responsible for the maintenance of those roads.

    August 22, 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
  • KMC plans to fix major glitches in drainage lines

    KMC plans to fix major glitches in drainage lines

    The civic body is presently mulling over plans to fix the “major glitch that has been existing since the British era” said Mr Tarak Singh.

    August 12, 2019
  • Swimming pool death: KMC assigns probe team

    Swimming pool death: KMC assigns probe team

    A member of Hedua swimming club pointed out that visibility is also an issue in natural water bodies used as swimming pools, since the water is mostly turbid.

    August 10, 2019
  • ‘Didi Ke bolo’ campaign held in KMC ward no: 93

    ‘Didi Ke bolo’ campaign held in KMC ward no: 93

    The programme which has evoked an overwhelming response since it was started by the party chief Ms Mamata Banerjee, would need leaders to coordinate vigorously with the MLAs of respective areas. Though they are on the job, they need to be more pro-active and act in close coordination with the MLAs Chandrima BhatBHATTACHARYA TMC WOMEN CELL PRESIDENT

    August 10, 2019
  • Trees uprooted, streets waterlogged

    Trees uprooted, streets waterlogged

    61.6 mm of rain makes life difficult for city people; Coast Guard on vigil, cautioning boats to return to harbor.

    August 9, 2019