Articles tagged under: VMC

CM Chairs meeting of Mayor, Commissioner, Standing Committee Chairman of 8 Municipal Corporations

December 07, 2018
CM Chairs meeting of Mayor, Commissioner, Standing Committee Chairman of 8 Municipal Corporations

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani today called on the eight municipal corporations of the state to develop their urban areas at par with world class cities by expediting constructions of town planning schemes along with amenities works such as cleanliness, drainage water system, and recycling of waste water. The Chief Minister chaired the meeting of mayor, municipal commissioner, and standing committee chairman of eight municipal corporations – Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Rajkot...Read More

After a year, tail-end story of tallest hoisted tricolor in Gujarat

August 15, 2018
After a year, tail-end story of tallest hoisted tricolor in Gujarat

Vadodara: A year ago on Independence Day, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani had dedicated the tallest hoisted Indian national flag in Gujarat at Vadodara. In last one year, the flag - 72 ft long and 48 ft wide - hoisted over 214 ft high pole was torn down by wind as many as 65 times. Each time, the Vadodara Municipal Corporation(VMC) would order a new flag from Mumbai which would cost more than Rs 40,000. With the project proved flop and impractical, the VMC has permanently dropped an idea and d...Read More

Gujarat govt hikes honorarium pay and allowances of municipal councillors

August 02, 2018

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today announced its decision to increase monthly honorarium of elected Councillors of eight municipal corporations in the state. According to a note, councillors of municipal corporations of Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara and Rajkot will get Rs 12,000 per month honorarium pay, while Councillors of Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Junagadh & Gandhinagar municipal corporations will get Rs 7,000 per month honorarium. Earlier, all the corporators were getting monthly honorarium...Read More

No murti visarjan in Sursagar lake this year in Vadodara

July 26, 2018
No murti visarjan in Sursagar lake this year in Vadodara

Vadodara: The city of Vadodara which is in a way the capital of Ganesh Utsav festivities in Gujarat will see a change in location of Ganesh murti Visarjan this year. As per the notification issued by city police commissioner Anupamsingh Gehlot, immersion in Sursagar lake will not be allowed this year. The notification also says that the allowed height of murti as well as tajiya for upcoming festivals of Ganesh Chaturthi and Muharram will be maximum 9 ft if made from paper. For thermocol ...Read More

BJP wins both seats of Junagadh and Vadodara civic bodies in by-polls

July 10, 2018
BJP wins both seats of Junagadh and Vadodara civic bodies in by-polls

Vadodara: Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) has won ward number 11 by-poll of Vadodara Municipal Corporation(VMC). BJP candidate Shakuntalaben Solanki has been victorious in this by-poll for which Polling was held last Sunday. Turnout in this by-poll was as low as 24.17%. Meanwhile, accepting defeat, city Congress president Prashant Patel has dissolved city party organization with immediate effect. Congress had fielded Swetaben Mehta as candidate. In another municipal corporation by-poll...Read More

Dr. Jigishaben Sheth is new Mayor of Vadodara, Jivraj Chauhan her deputy

June 18, 2018

Vadodara: Dr. Jigisha Sheth has been elected as new Mayor of Vadodara with Jivraj Chauhan as Deputy Mayor. Satish Patel has been appointed as Chairman of Standing Committee. Dr. Jigishaben has thus become the 57th Mayor of Vadodara. She is also third woman Mayor of Vadodara. Dr. Jigishaben was earlier Chairman of Standing Committee. Non-controversial and experienced, Dr. Jigishaben will be on the post of Mayor for two and half years term, reserved for woman candidate. Jivraj Chauhan is p...Read More

Vadodara to get waste to power and waste water to usable/potable water plant

June 09, 2018
Vadodara to get waste to power and waste water to usable/potable water plant

Vadodara: Chief Minister Rupani is going to perform ground breaking for waste to power and waste water to usable/potable water plant today in Vadodara. VMC(Vadodara Municipal Corporation) owned Atladara STP discharges waste water after treatment. VMC also collects solid waste from across the city. Using this both, 1,000 KW power generation and clean water worth over Rs one crore can be achieved. Bill Gates Foundation will do the task in partnership with Municipal Corporation under public privat...Read More

VMC proposes to hand over Kadakbajar land for bullet train project

June 06, 2018
VMC proposes to hand over Kadakbajar land for bullet train project

Vadodara: A proposal has been moved by municipal commissioner of Vadodara to allocate the land in Kadakbajar near railway station for Mumbai - Ahmedabad bullet train terminal for the price of Rs 21 crore. As per the proposal made before the Standing Committee of Vadodara Municipal Corporation(VMC), National High Speed Rai Corporation Ltd has handed over the maps for proposed bullet train terminal and approach plans and sought VMC land. The VMC has its own 4,474.26 sq.m land where school ...Read More

Vadodara Mayor to visit China, Rajkot Municipal Commissioner and Councillors travel to Singapore

May 18, 2018
Vadodara Mayor to visit China, Rajkot Municipal Commissioner and Councillors travel to Singapore

Vadodara: The Mayor of Vadodara, Bharat Dangar will fly to China. Cost of his travel and stay will be beared by Vadodara Municipal Corporation(VMC). Dangar is completing his two and half year term soon. He will be flying to China to participate in City Tourism Innovation seminar. The Standing Committee meeting has approved his visit and related costs. In another development, several Councillors and office bearers including municipal commissioner of Rajkot early this week left for Singapor...Read More

Chinese company gives presentation proposing to start tram project in Vadodara

April 06, 2018
Chinese company gives presentation proposing to start tram project in Vadodara

Vadodara:A Chinese delegation gave presentation on tram project before the Vadodara Municipal Corporation(VMC) officials. Chinese company CRRC Sifang Co Ltd gave presentation before the Municipal Commissioner, Mayor and others and proposed to start tram service on possible routes such as Airport - Chakli circle, Vadsar, Tarsali, Vaghodia Road, 25 km long ring road or Vishwamitri river front. The Chinese delegation was anchored by Por(Vadodara) based Ashish Patel who is the CEO of Hindust...Read More

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