Free Press Journal
  • Indore: IDA to raise Rs 500 crore through bonds for Super Corridor’s development

    Indore: Indore Development Authority (IDA) has initiated the process of issuing development bonds to raise Rs 500 crore for development of Super Corridor.  The positive response to Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) bond in capital market has encouraged the IDA to take the similar route to fund various developmental projects.

  • 3 more Madhya Pradesh civic bodies look to tap debt market after Indore success

    Mumbai: In a bid to meet the financial requirements of the growing city, the Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) has ventured into the bond market and has raised around Rs. 170 crore. Following the suit of IMC, three more civic bodies of Madhya Pradesh— Bhopal, Jabalpur, and Gwalior— are also planning to tap the debt market soon.

  • Indore: IMC pulls down five rickety buildings 

    Indore: Two days after a portion of a dilapidated building in Sarafa collapsed, Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) on Monday demolished five houses whose structures had become weak. “Three houses were located at Biyabani main road and two in Parsi Mohalla,” additional municipal commissioner Devendra Singh said.

  • Indore: Portion of 100-year-old building collapses in Bada Sarafa

    Indore: Chaos prevailed in Bada Sarafa when a portion of a three-storeyed building collapsed on Thursday morning. The 100-year old three-storeyed building belonged to Marwadi Vidya Trust, sources said. The incident, which occurred in city’s famed jewellery market, has raised questions on Indore Municipal Corporation’s ability to trace and demolish dilapidated buildings before monsoon.

  • Indore: Congress to protest against water crisis from June 1

    Indore: While residents of many areas have been facing water crisis and protesting against Indore Municipal Corporation, the city Congress has decided to organise a series of protest at every zonal office of the IMC. City Congress president Pramod Tandon said, “Residents across the city are facing shortage of water but the BJP corporators are selling water tankers, which have been provided to them to supply water in the water scarcity areas.”

  • Indore: IMC demolishes three-storeyed building

    Indore: Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) on Tuesday demolished a dilapidated three-storeyed building in Nandlalpura area. This building was among 44 buildings that IMC identified for demolition ahead of monsoon. IMC’s removal gang members reached Nandlalpura and pulled down the building, which was put in dangerous category by IMC.

  • Indore: Without NHAI nod, IMC starts pipeline work on Bypass

    Indore: Stoking a controversy, Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) has started dry run of laying water supply pipeline on Bypass without obtaining permission from National Highway Authority of India (NHAI).

  • A hot topic of doubling farmer's income through cold chain

    FPJ and Moneycontrol Forum: Doubling farmer’s income through cold chain

    It is an irony for India which has a wide variety of horticultural crops, but only a very small portion of its crops moves efficiently and profitably across the nation. The cold chain industry is critical for the effective movement of these crops. It has seen investment but somehow the desired effectiveness is yet to be attained. In order to discuss the future of the cold chain, Free Press Journal and Moneycontrol

  • indore, madhya pradesh, garbage vehicles, IMC, women

    Indore: Woman mistakenly dumps Rs 25K in garbage vehicle, gets it back

    Indore: In a bizarre incident, a woman mistakenly dumped her purse containing Rs 25,000 along with garbage in an IMC vehicle but fortunately she got her money back.  The incident took place at a time when the Central government team is here to examine cleanliness situation in the city as part of ‘Swachh Survekshan-2018’.

  • indore, madhya pradesh, tinchha falls, Narmada river, IMC, Indore Municipal Corporation

    Indore: Tinchha Falls to quench thirst of city at cheaper rates

    Indore: Though river Narmada is quenching the city’s thirst, the cost of its water is very high and it will not be easy for Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) to continue bearing such a heavy cost for long. So, the IMC has found alternative sources including Tinchha falls, Shitalamata falls and Gambhir river upstream for drawing water at comparatively cheaper rates.

  • indore, madhya pradesh, illegal houses, IMC, Indore Municipal Corporation, goons demolished

    Indore: Amid protests, houses of seven more goons demolished

    Indore: Illegal houses of seven goons were pulled down on Wednesday by joint team of Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) and police. The crackdown started on Tuesday, continued amidst protests on Wednesday too.  Armed with JCB and poclain machines, the removal gang accompanied by heavy police force continued demolition from the house of notorious criminal Satyanarayan Lunia in Bajrang Nagar.

  • Indore, madhya pradesh, tears and tricks, IMC, Illegal houses, goons

    Indore: Tears & tricks fail to thwart IMC’s resolute crackdown on goons

    Indore: While tears rolled down from eyes of some, some resorted to violent protests as a joint team of Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) and police demolished illegal houses of habitual criminals and goons in city on Tuesday. Armed with JCB and poclain machines removal gang of about 200 IMC employees, accompanied by nearly equal number of police personnel, launched the crackdown in morning and razed houses of four goons in Scheme No.