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MCC felicitates Pourakarmikas
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MCC felicitates Pourakarmikas

March 12, 2019

Mysuru:  Mysuru City Corporation (MCC)  felicitated Pourakarmikas and hosted lunch for them on Sunday for their valuable contributions which helped the city bag the third Cleanest City award and 5 Star status for garbage-free city in the Swachh Survekshan-2019 which were announced recently. District in-Charge Minister G.T. Devegowda, Mayor Pushpalatha Jagannath and MLA Nagendra feted…

MCC fined Rs.1,500 for collecting 70 paise excess water bill
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MCC fined Rs.1,500 for collecting 70 paise excess water bill

March 12, 2019

Mysuru:  In an interesting case, collecting 70 paise in excess of water bill from a consumer has made the MCC to pay Rs.1,500 as compensation. Details: One S. Satish, a resident of Ramakrishnanagar H-Block in city, received a water bill for Rs.340.30 on June.17, 2018 from the MCC. He had paid Rs.340, just 30 paise…

Double Billing Scam: MCC to seek ACB probe
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Double Billing Scam: MCC to seek ACB probe

March 9, 2019

Mysuru: The Special Council Meeting of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) convened yesterday has decided to refer the case related to irregularities in civic works worth Rs.1.4 crore to Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB). Mayor Pushpalatha Jagannath, who is also the Chairperson of the Fact-Finding Committee constituted to probe the allegations in detail, has decided to seek…

MCC moots ‘Green Wedding’ concept to stop usage of plastic materials
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MCC moots ‘Green Wedding’ concept to stop usage of plastic materials

March 8, 2019

Mysuru: In a bid to stop usage of plastic materials and reduce plastic waste generation at Kalyana Mantaps, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has mooted ‘Green Weddings’ concept in city. Addressing a press conference at MCC premises yesterday, MCC Commissioner Shilpa Nag  said that each wedding generates about 150 tonnes of waste including plastic bottles,…

ITC creating awareness about waste segregation
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ITC creating awareness about waste segregation

March 2, 2019

Mysuru:  ITC Ltd. has entered into a tie-up with Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) to tackle Solid Waste management issues in city called ‘WoW’ or ‘Well-being Out of Waste and its representatives are visiting door-to-door to create awareness about segregation of waste. MCC has already chalked out several programmes regarding segregation of dry waste from plastic…

Rs. 5.20 crore surplus budget for MCC
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Rs. 5.20 crore surplus budget for MCC

February 26, 2019

Mysuru: The MCC Budget (2019-20) presented at the MCC Hall this morning, saw the civic body take a look at various avenues for augmenting revenues. MCC Taxation, Finance and Appeals Standing Committee Chairperson Shobha presented a Rs. 5.20 crore surplus budget (2019-20). Reading out the budget, Shobha said the opening balance was Rs. 143.69 crore…

Court orders stay on eviction of roadside vendors by MCC
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Court orders stay on eviction of roadside vendors by MCC

February 19, 2019

Mysuru: The Principal Civil Court has ordered stay on the eviction of roadside vendors taken up by the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC), said G.K. Joshi, Legal Advisor to the Karnataka Rajya Rasthebadhi Vyaparigala Mahamandala. Addressing a press meet at Patrakarthara Bhavan in city on Saturday, Joshi said that the Mahamandala had approached the Court against…

Site beneficiaries appeal for registration
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Site beneficiaries appeal for registration

February 19, 2019

Mysuru: The beneficiaries of Rajiv Gandhi Housing Scheme who have been allotted sites at Kergalli and Ajjayyanahundi in the taluk, who met MCC Commissioner Shilpa Nag yesterday, have urged her to get the sites registered in their name at the earliest. Under the Rajiv Gandhi Housing scheme, the authorities had invited applications in 2001-02 and…

Trash to Cash
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Trash to Cash

February 14, 2019

MCC inks pact with ITC; distributes bags door-to-door for waste segregation Dry waste to be recycled at processing plants and re-used, generating revenue Mysuru:  For Multinational Company ITC Limited, rag-picking is a potential gold mine. For, it has entered into an agreement with the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) to segregate garbage at the point of…

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