Pimpri: The third wave of Corona has knocked. From the central government to the state government and from the district administration to the police administration, everyone is taking precautionary measures. Appealing to the people to be careful, but here the corporators of Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation do not mind. Even during the Corona period, the process of taking walks in the name of tours continues.
After Standing Committee, Sports, City Improvement Committee, ‘F’ Division Committee, now the corporators of ‘A’ and ‘E’ Division are going on a tour of Panaji of Goa and Chandigarh of Punjab (Punjab) famous for tourism. . In the meeting of the Standing Committee, the indirect expenditure for this visit was approved.
Municipal elections likely to be held in February of 2022
The next election of Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation is likely to be held on February 22. Despite the legislature’s decision not to hold elections without OBC reservation, the state election commission has started the election process. So, if the elections are held on time, the model code of conduct may come into force by the end of January 22. Omicron, even if the election is postponed due to the growing crisis in Corona, the term of the current corporators is till March 22. That means only two months are left. Therefore, after one or two months are left, the tours of the corporators have started. It is being alleged that the corporators are taking walks with taxpayers’ money in the name of study tours.
Standing Committee approved
Members of Standing Committee, Sports Committee, City Improvement Committee, ‘F’ Ward Committee will visit Indore, Punjab and Haryana. The cost of that tour was approved in the Standing Committee meeting held last week. Now, in the meeting of the Standing Committee held on Wednesday, the expenditure on the study tour of the corporators of wards ‘A’ and ‘E’ was approved. Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation has eight regional offices. There are 16 councilors in each regional office. The Standing Committee in its meeting held on 9th November and 27th December approved the proposal to undertake a study and inspection tour of Panaji, Chandigarh under ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’. The Standing Committee approved the actual cost of the tour by approving its proposal tabled on the spot in the meeting on Wednesday.