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‘Damaged city roads to be repaired after a month’
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‘Damaged city roads to be repaired after a month’

May 21, 2022

Mysuru; With the Monsoon set to arrive in less than a month, Mayor (in-Charge) Sunanda Palanetra said that the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is bracing to cope with excessive rains and the consequent damage that could arise during the Monsoon season. She was addressing a press meet after a meeting with officials at her office…

Rains, weak trees and buildings
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Rains, weak trees and buildings

April 23, 2022

We all love a good monsoon, but we also dread it. From mid-June through the end of September, the monsoon brings torrential rain, violent thunderstorms and high wind, turning trees and old properties into death traps. This year, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has been proactive and has surveyed to identify weak trees that pose…

Devaraja Market tenants oppose demolition move
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Devaraja Market tenants oppose demolition move

April 20, 2022

Market shut till 2 pm; occupants march till DC Office, voice their protest  Mysuru: The 125-year-old Devaraja Market, usually teeming with shopkeepers and shoppers from dawn to dusk every day, wore a deserted look this morning with trade coming to a grinding halt as the Market was shut in protest against the proposal to demolish…

MCC pre-Budget meeting drowned in din
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MCC pre-Budget meeting drowned in din

April 18, 2022

Finance Committee Chairman to present Budget for 2022-23 Mysuru: Chaos prevailed at the pre-Budget meeting convened by the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) this afternoon over the issue of Mayor’s term and the presentation of Budget. Opposition Congress cornered the ruling BJP (Mayor is from BJP) over many issues and even the JD(S) Corporators joined the…

Greater Mysuru gets renewed push
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Greater Mysuru gets renewed push

April 12, 2022

Pros and cons of including City Municipal Councils, Town Panchayats, Gram Panchayats to MCC fold discussed Mysuru: Years after the ball was set in motion, the concept of Greater Mysuru got a renewed push yesterday with elected representatives and officers discussing its pros and cons. Greater Mysuru envisages inclusion of areas on the outskirts of…

Khata transfer fees: MCC need to clarify
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Khata transfer fees: MCC need to clarify

April 12, 2022

Sir, During my recent visit to the MCC Zonal Office to get Khata transferred to my name, I was informed by the official to pay 0.5% of the property value towards Khata transfer fees. Whereas, the rule says the fees should be 2% of the Stamp Duty (sourced from the website). There is a huge…

20 fully grown trees axed in Vijayanagar First Stage
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20 fully grown trees axed in Vijayanagar First Stage

December 28, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Over 20 fully grown trees including 18 shade-giving Honge varieties were chopped to widen the road in Vijayanagar First Stage yesterday. The trees were cut amidst stiff opposition from some of the residents and Green activists who argued with the Forest Department, Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) and Mysuru Urban Development (MUDA) authorities. These trees…

Keep your masks on; MCC checking squads are here
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Keep your masks on; MCC checking squads are here

December 8, 2021

Strict vigil at malls, theatres to allow in only double vaccinated Omicron scare causes a surge in people visiting vaccine centres Mysuru;  With the second wave of the pandemic petering out, instances of people being fined for not wearing masks have considerably decreased and this gave the people an impression that COVID-19 has gone away….

‘Uniform tax for all commercial properties’
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‘Uniform tax for all commercial properties’

November 17, 2021

MCC Commissioner assures businessmen Mysuru: Under fire for levying what the traders have called unreasonable Property Tax for businesses, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has finally relented, providing a major relief to commercial property owners. MCC Commissioner G. Lakshmikantha Reddy has assured that the classification of commercial properties for tax collection will be discontinued and…

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