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Friday, April 18, 2014

Let's Clean Pune

Hi there all,
It's very very important that Pune becomes a Clean City and we start by ensuring that the issue of Solid Waste is handled properly.. 

Tomorrow we meet the 3 seniormost officers of PMC (The Municipal Commissioner, Addl. Municipal Commissioner and the Jt. Municipal Commissioner)  and discuss and resolve a wide range of issues bedevilling Pune's SWM.. 

Also all the Ward Officers will be present so you can raise SWM problems in your area 
get PMC to take effective action.

So do come and get like minded friends along.. Let's clean our Pune..

See you at Wadke Hall - at 3:30pm, Sat 19th April, at Wadke Hall.


National Society for Clean Cities, Pune
Pune a Clean City - Clean in Every Which Way   

Solid Waste Management is a pressing problem that is bothering Pune..Hence at the monthly meeting of National Society for Clean Cities, Pune on Saturday the 19th April 2014 at 3:30pm at Wadke Hall, 3rdFloor, PMC (Corporation) building, Shivaji Nagar, Pune 411005, we will be discussing just this issue – Solid Waste Management of Pune.
And who will be with us at the meeting? None other than:
Mr. Vikas Deshmukh, IAS, Municipal Commissioner.
Mr. Rajendra Jagtap, Addl Municipal Commissioner.
Mr. Suresh Jagtap, Jt. Municipal Commissioner.
Further all the Ward Officers (Asst. Municipal Commissioners) will be present.
So our Agenda will be:
The Problem of Solid Waste Management in Pune
The Solutions envisaged by PMC
Solutions to be suggested by Citizens
Any other Business* (With the permission of the Chair.)
Also please bring in writing problems faced by your neighbourhood which if time permits we can ask PMC officials or hand over to them for redressal.
Members are requested that any other points that they would want to raise may please be brought to the attention of the undersigned by email to: , 24 hours prior to the meeting..
Do note that our website has started and we are sure you and your parisar samitis does not want to be left behind. Please give Sheila Christian, 988110027, ( a write up on your parisar samitis as well as reports on the work done by your committee during 2013 – 2014. Keep them brief and do send photographs as well..
This is the start of the new financial year 2014 – 2015. Do pay your subscription of Rs. 500/- for the new year to our Jt. Secretary (Finance)Madhavi Rahirkar (9890487884)..
With warm regards,
for National Society for Clean Cities, Pune
Satish Khot          Gautam Idnani                   
President               Secretary                                                                                      

Satish Khot,
President, National Society for Clean Cities, Pune
#364, Clover Water Gardens, Kalyani Nagar, PUNE 411 006.
Tel: 9371221142; email:

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Important Summer

It’s the holiday time again for kids here. Another academic year is done and dusted with and we are witnessing heat all around. Summer is scorching so are elections. IPL season 7 starts today amidst raging controversies and credibility deficit. A world cup was lost in final where an ex hero turned into a villain. A plane is missing without any clues. There is a crisis in Crimea.
But nothing takes away an iota of attention from LS elections. It’s now or never situation for those who mean for India. Yes I can hear many accusing me to be right fundamentalist etc but asking my erudite friends if we have any choice. UPA 3 will be disaster for country.  The self proclaimed purists and agents of change who lived by media have been put to death by media (though some life is being infused from foreign shores in terms of support and money).  They had chance to create case study in Delhi but again individual ego and ambitions prevailed. Third front is nonexistent. If one believes in the pulse and the opinion polls, we will have NDA govt. But then Indian voting system is strange.