Tag: Mysuru City Corporation

Heritage Committee steps in to renovate MCC building
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Heritage Committee steps in to renovate MCC building

February 18, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: In a bid to safeguard the rich heritage of Mysuru, the District Heritage Committee has decided to conserve the historic Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) building on New Sayyaji Rao Road so that the future generations can continue to appreciate the city’s rich historical tapestry. Chaired by Deputy Commissioner Dr. K.V. Rajendra, who is the…

At last, MCC decides to enforce safety measures
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At last, MCC decides to enforce safety measures

February 14, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: After three tragic deaths caused by the negligent construction of unscientific road humps near the main gate of Manasagangothri on Bogadi Main Road by Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) officials, the MCC has finally taken action to address the situation. This move appears to be an attempt to rectify their previous errors and mitigate further…

Tree crash at Ashokapuram hampers traffic movement
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Tree crash at Ashokapuram hampers traffic movement

February 12, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: A massive tree obstructed the 13th Cross Road, near the National Institute of Engineering (NIE) Women’s Hostel at Ashokapuram in the city, causing significant traffic disruption for more than one hour this morning. Fortunately, there were no injuries, loss of life or property damage reported. It was discovered that a few days prior, unidentified…

Revisiting the unscientific humps on Bogadi Road: VC sought, Commissioner ordered, staff implemented
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Revisiting the unscientific humps on Bogadi Road: VC sought, Commissioner ordered, staff implemented

February 10, 2024

Now, who should be held accountable for three deaths? Mysore/Mysuru: The heated public discourse surrounding the perceived negligence of the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) authorities in installing unscientific speed-breakers near the Main Gate of Manasagangothri, the PG campus of University of Mysore (UoM) on Bogadi Main Road, resulting in the tragic deaths of 3 individuals…

‘I Love Mysuru’ selfie board in English near Palace removed
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‘I Love Mysuru’ selfie board in English near Palace removed

February 10, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: ‘I Love Mysuru,’ a selfie board in English kept at the parking lot near the North Gate of Mysore Palace, that had turned the eyes of pro-Kannada activists red, was removed by Abhaya, emergency rescue team of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) recently. The selfie board had been kept only a few days ago and…

Death by tree fall
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Death by tree fall

February 8, 2024

The PWD wanted to fell this tree while widening the road a few years ago. Star of Mysore was also for cutting the tree for widening the road. But some environmentalists objected to it and the tree was saved. Now a precious life is lost. The road was widened haphazardly around the tree making it…

Two tree branches were hollow but MCC cut just one into half
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Two tree branches were hollow but MCC cut just one into half

February 8, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: One of the measures taken by the MCC in preparation for the monsoon is the pruning of roadside trees, particularly at locations where there is a concentration of old trees. Pruning is being done specially to avoid accidents as heavy trees tend to fall in inclement weather. The Corporation also prunes trees throughout the…

MCC buildings at Vontikoppal in shambles, but who cares?
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MCC buildings at Vontikoppal in shambles, but who cares?

February 7, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: The buildings owned by the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) near Cheluvamba Park at Vontikoppal are currently in a state of disrepair, raising concerns among the public.  Adjacent to the MCC Guest House, these structures house the Ashraya branches of Chamaraja and Chamundeshwari Assembly Constituencies, as well as the Office of Horticulture Division. Unfortunately, the…

City’s cleanliness activities lack proper coordination
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City’s cleanliness activities lack proper coordination

February 6, 2024

Former State Safai Karmachari Commission Chairman Narayan highlights the problem within MCC Mysuru, once celebrated for earning the country’s cleanest city tag in both 2015 and 2016, has experienced a notable decline, now ranking at a disappointing 27th position. This downturn has left the city residents disheartened, with both the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) and…

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