The Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation will introduce its 39th spending plan for the year 2021-22 on February 18. Despite the fact that the financial plan has been set up by active civil magistrate Shravan Hardikar, it will introduced by his replacement Rajesh Patil.
The metro organization has prepared the draft spending a week ago itself, authorities said. Nonetheless, Hardikar was moved on Friday. Patil, an Odisha framework official, who is assuming responsibility, will introduce his spending plan without getting sufficient opportunity to comprehend the city and its advancement works. Metro authorities said the active chief will brief the new official with respect to the arrangements he has made in the spending plan.
Since this is a political race year, the spending plan isn’t probably going to perceive any climb in property or water charge. The following city races are expected in February 2022. In the 2017 races, BJP came to control without precedent for PCMC history.
In spite of the fact that the financial plan probably won’t perceive any climb in local charge, the city organization has just affected the climb on old properties. The civil chief has utilized his tact to impact the climb. Associate civil official Smita Zagade said old properties having a place with the time frame before 2006 has been climbed. “This has been done to bring some parity with tax levied on new properties. While old properties were paying minimal property tax, the new ones were paying high tax. Therefore, we have sought to bring some parity,” she said. The new local charge rate will happen from April 1.
The municipal organization had looked for recommendations for incorporation in the financial plan from residents. Nonetheless, the municipal organization said they have gotten tepid reaction.
The budget will make an arrangement for giving help to PMPML, the city’s vehicle undertaking. PMPML has been hit gravely by the lockdown as its vehicles were off the streets for in any event four months. PMPML has searched Rs 40 crore out of the Rs 183 PCMC had vowed to pay it for 2020-21.
Then, Shiv Sena MP Shrirang Barne has looked for an examination concerning the Smart City works being actualized by the Pimpri-Chinchwad Smart City Ltd. Barne brought the issue up in the Lok Sabha on Saturday. “I brought the issue up in the Lok Sabha and request a general test into the working of Smart City organization. It has gone to my notification that one specific organization is being supported. Furthermore, that organization is working for the project workers. Therefore, the state government, focal government and the PCMC are likely endure colossal misfortunes. Furthermore, along these lines I have encouraged the focal government to start a test into the matter,” he said.
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