As municipal elections are slated for the year 2021-22, many projects are expected to be completed in the New Year, 2021.
For the last one year, development work has been at the mercy of the Covid-19 pandemic, but 2021, given the civic elections on the horizon, may see several projects in Pune move into overdrive, in terms of completion.
The eastern part of Pune city has been facing a water scarcity with many housing societies paying huge bills for water tankers.
This scenario is expected to be eased as the Bhama Askhed project is to be launched today.
The Metro in Pune city is likely to kick off this year.
Work on the tunnels, linking to key routes has been completed with the metro tunnel boring machines doing their job.
Pune city has only one government medical college government-backed, B J Medical college, attached to Sassoon Hospital.
Now, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) is starting its own medical college from the next academic year. This will be based at the Naidu hospital.
The five-year tenure of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is going to end. Though elections are slated in January 2022, municipal elections are likely to be announced by November 2021.
The ruling BJP party will try to get maximum projects inaugurated before the municipal elections. BJP won with a record majority in the 2017 municipal elections. Now, the Maha Vikas Agadi (MVA) is in power at the state. Pune district guardian minister and chief minister, the NCP’s Ajit Pawar has his eye on Pune.
The ruling BJP would like to finish maximum projects to have any chance of ensuring that does not happen.
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