COVID-19: BMC enlightens senior citizens on Sachetak App functions, benefits

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to protect senior citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic by addressing their various health issues, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) organized an awareness programme at Biju Patnaik Park in the Capital City on Wednesday morning to help the elderly population, especially senior citizens to understand the functionality and benefits of the Sachetak […]

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Covid-19: BMC, Smart City use drones to sanitise Janpath in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Making use of modern technology in order to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the capital city of Bhubaneswar, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSC), in a joint initiative, carried out spraying of disinfectant through drones from Rajmahal Square to Sishu Bhawan Square on Tuesday. Two drones were used on […]

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BMC withdraws containment zone tag from Sundarpada & Jadupur-Begunia

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday withdrew containment zone tag from Sundarpada and Jadupur-Begunia areas. BMC Commissioner Prem Chandra Choudhury in a press conference here said that since all the samples collected from the Sundarpada and Jadupur-Begunia areas tested negative for Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the two containment zones, the civic body withdrew the […]

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Fighting COVID-19: BMC sanitises 10 major daily markets, two containment zones

Bhubaneswar: In order to maintain better sanitation and hygiene conditions in the State’s capital city, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) with the help of Fire Services Department on Sunday launched a massive disinfection drive in 10 major daily markets and two containment zones by spraying sodium hypochlorite solution. While three fire tenders and one small […]

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Bhubaneswar’s Coronavirus-affected Bomikhal area sanitised

Bhubaneswar: In the wake of three positive cases emerging out from Bomikhal alone and the subsequent sealing of the area to contain any further community level spread of COVID-19 pandemic, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Saturday carried out a massive disinfection work with the help of Odisha Fire Services Department. Three persons from Bomokhal […]

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Coronavirus lockdown: BMC starts feeding stray animals in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday started serving of food and water to stray animals roaming around hungry on streets due to the lockdown in Bhubaneswar. Three vehicles have been used for distribution of food and water in three zones of the BMC. Each vehicle, which started from the sub-divisional veterinary officer (SDVO), […]

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Fighting COVID-19: BMC starts spraying disinfectants across Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In order to maintain better sanitation and hygiene conditions in view of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday started spraying disinfectants at various establishments and public places across the capital city. The BMC has come up with the method to check the spread Covid-19 as all three positive […]

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COVID-19: BMC issues SOP on social distancing at daily markets in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued a standard operating procedure (SOP) to ensure strict adherence of social distancing at essential commodity stores and daily markets and haats in the wake of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and containment of its spread in community level. Issuing the SOP, BMC Commissioner Prem Chandra Chaudhary has […]

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Transgenders roped in to collect Rs 11 crore pending holding tax in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday roped in transgender community here on Friday in order to collect holding tax from the big defaulters. The group named TG Swikruti Self Help Group (SHG) formally started its work and after identity cards distribution the members with proper uniform started their venture in order to help […]

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Give plastic waste, get a free lunch at Aahaar Centres  

Bhubaneswar: In order to reduce plastic waste the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has designed the programme of providing one Aahaar Meal in exchange of half-a-kg of plastic at each Aahaar Centre. As part of the initiative chalked out by BMC in collaboration with UNDP and Touchstone Foundation, Aahaar Kendra’s counters will accept/allow only one kg […]

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