Balewadi residents raise civic issues to Aundh ward officer 

Balewadi residents raise civic issues to Aundh ward officer

Balewadi residents raise civic issues to Aundh ward officer - Pune Pulse

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Pune : In accordance with the promise made during the previous Mohalla Committee Meeting held on October 10, 2023, Girish Dapkekar, the Assistant Commissioner of PMC Aundh Ward Office, visited Balewadi to gain an understanding of the issues faced by the residents.

Shraddha Kamthe, a committee member of Parkland Society, extended a warm welcome to Dapkekar and the participants on behalf of the Balewadi Welfare Federation (BWF) and Parkland Society. Vice Chairman, Advocate P.D. Tare, felicitated Dapkekar, while Secretary, Advocate S.O. Mashalkar, explained the purpose of Dapkekar’s visit and requested the attendees to raise their concerns in his presence.

Residents from various areas of Balewadi actively participated and informed the PMC officials about the problems related to roads, drainage, water supply, and garbage disposal. The Assistant Commissioner patiently listened to each issue, and his staff diligently recorded all the points raised.

In his response, Dapkekar expressed his gratitude to the BWF for organising this public meeting and providing satisfactory answers to every query. He further assured the citizens of Balewadi that necessary measures would be taken to address their problems.

Representatives from various societies submitted their memoranda to the officials. After the meeting, the Federation Committee members accompanied Dapkekar to observe the following areas: Dasara Chowk to Kunal Aspiree Road; Bhawani Super to Kayzen Road; Kayzen to F Residences to Sapphire Park Road, including the drainage issues on this road; the vegetable market at Sai Chowk, which was constructed at a cost of Rs. 93 lakhs but has not yet been put to use by the PMC; the garbage segregation centre; potholes and the poor condition of Laxmi Mata Mandir Road; seepage issues in the Bauddha Vihar Building at Balewadi Gaon; and the need for paver blocks near Bauddha Vihar.

Speaking to Pune Pulse, Ramesh Rokade, Balewadi Residents Forum, added, ”He assured all the problems raised will be solved. A constant follow-up will be taken in this case.”

Madhupriya Dhanwate