Articles tagged under: VMC

VMC team use tranquilizing shot to control raging buffalo in Vadodara city of Gujarat

July 19, 2019

Vadodara:Normally, a wild beast is given a tranquilizing shot to cage or catch it but it was used to control a raging buffalo in Vadodara city of Gujarat which had terrorized local citizens for several hours today. The stray buffalo was moving on the road-side in Vaghodia road locality in the eastern part of the city. It ran after several persons, some of whom even got injured. Later the VMC team was informed and their attempts to nab the buffalo with ropes etc when proved...Read More

17.458 sqkm increase in VMC limits as Gujarat govt. OKays inclusion of more areas

February 01, 2019
17.458 sqkm increase in VMC limits as Gujarat govt. OKays inclusion of more areas

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today announced its decision to include total areas of Gorva, Sama, Harni, Bapod, Tarsali and Kalali village in the limits of Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC). This will add 17.458 square km additional area to the limits of VMC. The areas were neither in the limits of VMC nor they had provision of Gram Panchayats anymore. The locals had made representation, in response of which, the Chief Minister took decision to include all leftover areas of these...Read More

Ajwa Amusement Park of Vadodara to open for public on December 25

December 22, 2018

Vadodara: Glimpse of Ajwa amusement park developed under Public Private Partnership jointly by Vadodara Municipal Corporation and Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd ; The theme park having 50 rides and many other attractions will be inaugurated by Gujarat Chief Minister on 25th December. This information was shared by Municipal Commissioner Ajay Bhadoo. DeshGujaratRead More

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

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