The newly appointed Municipal Commissioner, Tukaram Mundhe is seen to be on point to his work ethics. Recently, he gave a halt to all the tenders of development work as the Nagpur Municipal Corporation seems to have severe financial crisis. In a meeting Mundhe told the special general body meeting that he had restricted all the upcoming tenders as well as the work process has been put on hold even if the orders have been issued.
He also mentioned that the civic body has failed to contribute its share in many projects funded by state government; he said this by giving an example of ongoing cement roads works, which have not yet been completed.
Mundhe further added that the NMC is not paying taxes and provident funds even when it was deducting from the employees. Besides, NMC has also not paid rupees 400 crore outstanding to contractors for many civic works.
In the NagÂ RiverÂ Pollution Abatement Project, the Centre, state and NMC will bear a share of 60%, 25%, and 15% respectively. In this project NMC will be investing rupees 34 crore but considering the current financial state of NMC it wont be possible to have so much of investments.