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Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Pune’s Urban Plans Overlooks Issues

Focused primarily on roads, water supply and public spaces, the civic body's development plan for the old and new city areas has not taken into to account the impact of climate change , as it is still...

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Pune Conducts Detailed Surveys of Buildings and Ongoing Construction

The district administration has set up as many as 56 teams to conduct a detailed survey of buildings and ongoing construction works in fringe areas of the city. The teams have started collecting data in villages like Ambegaon,...

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Maharashtra Set to Scrap Biodiversity Park Plan

The Biodiversity Park (BDP) proposal to keep the hills free of construction is likely to be scrapped. The state Town Planning (TP) and the Urban Development Department (UDD) have strongly supported 10% construction in private lands under...

Sunday, October 6th, 2013

Pune Plans to Use GIS for Next Tree Census

The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has proposed a tree census using the geographical information system (GIS) and geographical positioning system (GPS) as a pilot project. Suresh Salunke, garden superintendent and chief of the garden department, said,...

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

The Pune Public Participation Tree Map Serves as a Pilot for the Nation

The City of Pune, India is undertaking an ambitious tree mapping project that aims to enlist the population in determining tree location, species, size as well as photographs across the whole city. This pilot tree census uses...

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Planning New Cities Around Pune Rather than Merging Villages

Planning new cities instead of funding the renewal of existing ones is a growing idea among urban planners and other experts, including those in Pune. In their opinion, such satellite towns, built within a 50-100 km radius...

Sunday, May 12th, 2013

Pune Conducts Door-to-Door Transportation Survey

A door-to-door survey for Pune's first transportation status report started on Thursday. The survey, conducted by Janwani, a social initiative of the Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA), will gather information about the mode of...

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

Pune Maps Lakaki Lake After Public Outcry

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) will undertake mapping of the Lakaki lake in Model Colony to find out its live streams and biodiversity before desilting the lake to preserve its biodiversity. PMC’s garden department has taken a...

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

GIS Tags for Streetlights to Help Civic Body Save Energy

      It’s used to tag endangered animals and trees, but now the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has decided to use Geographical Information System (GIS) tags for streetlights in four wards of the city. The reason...

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Mapping Matters: From Disasters to H1N1

Mapping plays an important role during disaster and disease outbreaks. The city of Pune in India is experiencing an outbreak of H1N1 influenza this week, and mapping is being employed to meet the challenge. At the same...

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