Pune With the water resource department declaring 20 per cent cut in water supply to the city due to reduction in available water in Khadakwasla because of the delayed monsoon this year, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) on Wednesday urged the citizens for judicious use of available water as any misuse will invite penalty on citizens.

Pune The ongoing controversy over the purchase of Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) buses will finally see an end as the Urban Development Department of the state government has ruled out the possibility of bus purchases by a private player.

Ever wondered what happens to all the waste you generate and where it goes after it is mindlessly dumped? Reports indicate that a good 99 per cent of people have never bothered or even know what happens thereafter. The responsibility of collection of waste obviously has to rest with the municipal board of the city.

Pune As many as 685 trees will have to be felled or replanted to implement the proposed metro rail project in Pune. The detailed project report prepared by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) says these trees come in the way of the Metro corridor and they will have to be either felled or replanted.

Pune To mark the World Environment Day on Friday, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) will undertake a tree plantation drive and distribute saplings in different part of the city.

The civic body has urged citizens, students and social organisations to participate in the drive.

Pune The revenue department officials of the collectorate have been assessing five sites in the city, which can be used for solid waste management, and thus ease pressure off the present garbage dump at Urali Devachi.

It may be recalled that Collector Chandrakant Dalvi has assured the villagers of Urali Devachi that an alternative site would be made available in seven months time.

Pune With efforts to reduce traffic congestion coming a cropper, a core mobility plan is on cards in the new development plan of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) to decongest roads in the central parts of the city.

Pune After Pune Municipal Corporation's (PMC) decision to provide organic waste to villages around the city located up to 10 km, the standing committee on Tuesday decided to extend the limits up to 75 km.

Pune The Pune Municipal Corporation has come out with suggestions to push forward the state government bid to amend the Maharashtra (Urban Areas) Protection and Preservation of Trees Act, 1975. The amendment is to formulate a statewide policy on maintaining heritage trees and wildlife.

Parisar, together with Locomotives (an I-CE initiative), the Alliance for Global Education and Janwani, helped create a film to document the current state of Pune's pedestrian facilities. It aims to capture the sad state of pedestrian facilities in the city today and also interviews citizens about their views of the problem and solutions.