MIC meeting: Development work worth crores approved 

Indore: While more than 300 vehicles — including 100 dumpers — are already lifting garbage from different localities of the city, the Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) on Friday decided to add 172 more vehicles to its fleet.

An approval for purchasing 172 four-wheelers for collecting garbage from houses was given in a meeting of the Mayor-in-Council (MiC) on Friday.

An amount of Rs 10.11 crore has been approved for the purchase.

“These new vehicles will be pressed into the task of collecting garbage from houses in 57 wards,” said Mayor Malini Gaud.

Currently, the IMC has more than 300 vehicles, including 100 dumpers and more than 200 four-wheelers, which are lifting garbage from different parts of the city.

These new vehicles would make door-to-door garbage collection facility more convenient for the IMC.

At present, the IMC is collecting garbage from nearly 40 wards and it has plans to extend this facility to all 85 wards by November end.

A nod to purchase and place garbage bins in commercial areas of the city was also given.

The MiC also approved different development works in the city, which include constructions of houses for the poor in Niranjanpur, Bada Bangarda, Bhuri Tekri, Tigaria Rao, Limbodi etc, construction of bridges over Khan river at different locations, constructions of approach roads and road dividers, laying of primary pipe line,  construction of Sulabh complex, development of Vijay Nagar and Khajrana etc.

Major approvals

n          Rs 10.11 crore for purchasing new vehicles for collecting garbage

n          Rs 583 crore for constructing houses for poor in various localities

n          DPR of Rs 1372.91 cr for second phase of PM housing scheme

n          Rs 122 crore for laying approach roads, dividers, enhancing green belt

n          Rs 3.09 crore for construction of bridge over Khan river connecting Urdu Maidan and South Toda

n          Rs  4.77 crore for construction of bridge over Khan river connecting Jawahar Marg and Champabagh

n          Rs 4 cr and Rs 2.4 crore for development of Khajrana and Vijay Nagar squares

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