Central Government to provide Rs 250 crore funds to PMC for managing flood-like situations

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Rs 250 crore funds to PMC

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The upcoming monsoon season is expected to cause waterlogging and related issues in different parts of the city. 

To address these challenges and ensure a smoother experience for the city’s inhabitants, the Centre has allocated Rs 250 crore to the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) as part of the National Disaster Management Scheme.

This financial support aims to effectively manage flood situations in the city. The funding will be distributed over the next three years, from 2023 to 2026, and the tendering process for various projects is already in progress.

The decision was made during a recent meeting between the Centre and the PMC. 

As per the information received, centre has allocated funds under the National Disaster Management Scheme to mitigate the risk of urban flooding. Pune has been selected as one of the seven cities in the country to benefit from this allocation. 

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) will release a sum of Rs 250 crore to the city over a period of three years.