Anti encroachment drive carried by Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) with the help of Police Commissioner, Ankush Dhanvijay has not yielded great results. Anti encroachment squad carried out the drive and encroachers waited for everything to settle down so that they were back to their own place and business on the road.
Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is geared up to take stern measures against all illegal and unauthorized constructions in the city along with old and weak buildings. After inspection of the building, notice will be issued to the owners and they will have to pull down the unauthorized structure within a time period. If the person does not follows the rules he will be fined and imprisoned. This is being done for safety of nagpurians so that no more death occurs due to collapse of weak buildings.
Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is likely to demolish Illegal religious structures after getting directives from Supreme court. Illegal structures which disrupts smooth flow of traffic will be demolished. NMC has identified 1279 illegal religious structures of which it has decided to demolish 464 and fate of rest will be decided after receiving public opinion like suggestions and objections. Demolition of few structures might cause public outrage and make the situation tense so the decision to demolish them will be taken after getting public opinion.
In a move to keep the city clean and green Nagpur Municipal Corporation has fined 70 people for spitting and littering at public places. Many people have the bad habit of spitting here and there after eating Paan or Gutka. Sometimes these spits fall on other people and cause inconvenience to others. It is a very unhealthy habit to throw anything on the road. People have the habit of throwing potato chips packet, packaged drinking water bottles and biscuits packet on the road after consumption.
The anti encroachment drive at Gandhibagh market started on 5th May 2012. Illegal shops and unauthorized constructions were demolished.
The demolition drive will increase size of footpaths which had been encroached by shop keepers and other dwellers. This will also help reduce traffic jam and ensure smooth flow of traffic.
Meanwhile slum dwellers staged their protest at RBI square under the banner of Jan Samasya Nivaran Samiti.
We have already heard of Nagpur Municipal Corporation anti encroachment drive to clean footpaths and roads to provide space for parking and walking. Now the demolition drive is against commercial establishments which have extended illegally in to public places and have extended their shop beyond limits by constructing shed and walls. The anti encroachment drive is supervised by civic chief Sanjeev Jaiswal and Police chief Ankush Dhanvijay. The walls and sheds will be removed and stern action will be taken against encroachers so that they do not encroach the land again.