Pune: PMC takes action on illegal hoardings on Sinhagad Road

Pune: PMC takes action on illegal hoardings on Sinhagad Road

Pune: PMC takes action on illegal hoardings on Sinhagad Road

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As of May 2024, there were 2598 authorized hoardings within the PMC limits, with 2300 audited. The PMC has also taken action on 1564 unauthorized hoardings. 

The Sinhagad Road zonal office has received structural stability assessments for 143 hoardings till March 31, 2025. Four hoardings that were deemed harmful have been taken down. It has been advised to all hoarding holders to remove the advertising flexes to prevent fatalities and financial losses from strong winds.

To prevent accidents and loss of life due to harmful hoardings, the PMC and PCMC have recently been at the forefront, urging contractors to provide structural ability reports and take action on illegal and unauthorized hoardings across the city.

The Sinhagad Road belt, which includes a long patch of area, has multiple hoardings alongside the roads. The area surrounding the Rajaram Bridge, Dandekar Bridge, Hingane, Ganeshmala and many other places have an ample variety of hoardings ranging from real estate, clothing and jewellery.  

According to the order given by the Pune District Collector and Pune Municipal Commissioner, Dr Rajendr Bhosale, Sandeep Khalate, Assistant Commissioner of Sinhagad Road Zonal Office and Sky Sign Department Inspector Yuvraj Wagh together with Sanjay Shinde, Municipal Deputy Commissioner of Circle No. 3, the team inspected all the hoardings in Sinhagad Road area and issued a notice to the concerned regarding the hoardings on the roofs of the buildings. 

As of May 2024, there were 2598 authorized hoardings within the PMC limits, with 2300 audited. The PMC has also taken action on 1564 unauthorized hoardings.