PCMC Implements Rs 1,200 Cr Projects

PUNE: In the last three years since the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation was selected as a mission city under the central government’s Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), the civic body has implemented projects costing over Rs 1,200 crore.
Neelkanth Poman, computer officer, PCMC, told TOI that the central government has approved a total outlay of Rs 2,601.12 crore for development projects such as sanitation, road improvement, water supply and slum rehabilitation in the township.
In the last three years, the PCMC has received grants of Rs 633.52 crore from the central government, while Rs 240.49 crore has been given by the state government. The civic body was progressing well on various projects, Poman added.
The JNNURM was launched in December 2005, and Pimpri-Chinchwad was the last city to join the mission in April 2006.
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