Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is taking great initiatives to stop pollution of water bodies this festive season by implementing a ban on Plaster of Paris (POP) idols. It has held a meetings with mandals and idol makers. Mandals are requested not to purchase idols made of plaster of paris. Idol makers are asked to make idols of clay and not mix pop with clay. NMC has also asked the general public to lend their support for their success. Though the ban on pop idols had been voiced earlier but it has been implemented now.
Illegal religious structures to get demolished in Nagpur
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.
Morris College ground, a new location for firework shops
Firework traders used to set up shops at Yeshwant stadium, Nagpur for selling fire crackers in the festive season of Diwali. But Nagpur Municipal Corporation prohibited them from setting shops at Yeshwant stadium as it was a threat to the nearby localities in case of any mishap.
Women power rising in the festive season at Nagpur
Demand for gearless scooters ( driven mostly by women ) has raised at nagpur. The festive season has widened the gap between demand and supply. Motorcycles are less in demand. Gearless scooters are seen as a family vehicle. With the constant increase in petrol prices gearless scooters are being preferred by working people instead of car.