The Pimpri Chinch wad Municipal Corporation has approved a proposal to release Rs 5 crore for installing water filtration units in villages along the banks of the Bhima river.

PUNE: The city continues to report malarial infection this month as well. As many as 33 cases of malaria have been reported in Pune city since January.

"As many as eight persons were found infected with malaria in April so far. The sporadic cases were observed in last three months as well," said S T Pardeshi, medical officer of health (MoH), Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC).

Pune: The municipal corporations of Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad have been told to implement pay-and-park scheme in congested areas.

This is one of the 12-point action plan finalized at a high-level meeting convened by additional chief secretary (home) Amitabh Rajan for solving traffic problems of the city last week. The two corporations have also been asked to ensure there are no encroachments affecting movement of pedestrians and traffic.

Buses Of Euro IV Model To Be Provided By Pvt Contractors For 7 Years

Pune: Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML), the city public transport company, which is facing problems about maintenance of buses and lack of adequate depots, is planning to hire 500 Euro IV buses. The buses will be provided by private operators and PMPML will pay them charges on per kilometer basis.