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The standing committee approved to transfer Rs25 crore for PMPML, of which Rs13 crore would be utilised for purchasing 50 buses(HT PHOTO)

PMC to purchase 50 CNG buses at Rs13 crore

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 04:54 PM IST
PMC standing committee approved Rs13 crore to purchase 50 buses
There are around 10,000 employees and workers in PMPML currently consisting of drivers, conductors, mechanical workers and clerical staff. Out of them, around 2,100 employees are above the age of 55.(Pratham Gokhale/Hindustan Times)
There are around 10,000 employees and workers in PMPML currently consisting of drivers, conductors, mechanical workers and clerical staff. Out of them, around 2,100 employees are above the age of 55.(Pratham Gokhale/Hindustan Times)

Staring at losses, PMPML plans voluntary retirement for employees aged above 55

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Dheeraj Bengrut
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2020 04:51 PM IST
The PMPML is calling it a precautionary step as the elderly are at a greater risk to the Covid-19 infection.
The union has written to PMPML management demanding full salary for the month of May. It has threatened to go on ‘stop work’ protest from next week if their demand is not met.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
The union has written to PMPML management demanding full salary for the month of May. It has threatened to go on ‘stop work’ protest from next week if their demand is not met.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)

PMPML staff get salary only for days worked during lockdown

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Dheeraj Bengrut
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2020 04:49 PM IST
The issue will be put up before the board of directors and demand for monetary help will be sought
Passengers push a PMPML bus that brokedown at Alka Talkies chowk.(HT/PHOTO)
Passengers push a PMPML bus that brokedown at Alka Talkies chowk.(HT/PHOTO)

Pune RTO serves notice to PMPML asking to shut down operations of 15 buses

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2019 04:48 PM IST
RTO’s action came after the office received numerous complaints from the residents highlighting the bad conditions of the PMPML buses
Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporations (PCMC) will be helping the PMPML to procure these 400 non-AC CNG buses(HT/PHOTO)
Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporations (PCMC) will be helping the PMPML to procure these 400 non-AC CNG buses(HT/PHOTO)

PMPML to add 1,340 buses to its fleet in order to ease Pune’s transport woes

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2019 02:36 PM IST
PMC approves Rs 116.17 crore for purchasing 400 CNG buses in general body meeting
Ever since it was launched, the PMPML has issued only 29, 000 MI cards out of which many have been given to government employees from various departments.(HT PHOTO)
Ever since it was launched, the PMPML has issued only 29, 000 MI cards out of which many have been given to government employees from various departments.(HT PHOTO)

Common mobility card to replace MiCard launched by Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Parth Welankar
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2019 02:49 PM IST
Subhash Gaikwad, official spokesperson of PMPML said that once the proposal is finalised, the existing services of the Mi cards will be replaced by new mobility cards by Maha-Metro
While allegations of sexual harassment emerged in some educational institutes in the city, a total of 10 cases have been registered by the PMPML in 2018 pertaining to its employees.(HT representational photo)
While allegations of sexual harassment emerged in some educational institutes in the city, a total of 10 cases have been registered by the PMPML in 2018 pertaining to its employees.(HT representational photo)

#MeToo hits Pune’s transport body: Women staffers file 10 cases

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Parth Welankar
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2019 02:29 PM IST
According to PMPML chairman Nayana Gunde, the department immediately constituted a four-member committee to begin the departmental inquiry in these cases. 
The work on the Katraj-Swargate BRTS corridor is yer to be completed with large uncovered drains threatening the lives of commuters.(HT/PHOTO)
The work on the Katraj-Swargate BRTS corridor is yer to be completed with large uncovered drains threatening the lives of commuters.(HT/PHOTO)

Project cost of Katraj-Swargate BRTS route escalates by Rs 30 crore as PMC misses third deadline

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Parth Welankar
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2018 03:52 PM IST
PMC missed the deadlines on May 31 and August 1, 2018, earlier because of bureaucratic reasons along with a delay in the process of land acquisition
PMPML buses have a total 25.86 lakh km dead mileage in the year 2017-18.the audit department said PMPML needs proper planning to reduce losses incurred due to dead mileage(HT/PHOTO)
PMPML buses have a total 25.86 lakh km dead mileage in the year 2017-18.the audit department said PMPML needs proper planning to reduce losses incurred due to dead mileage(HT/PHOTO)

Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited have Rs 306 crore loss in 2017-18, not a single bus route is profitable

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Abhay Khairnar
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2018 02:35 PM IST
The audit report of the fiscal year 2017-18 says that PMPML’s per km expenditure is Rs 76.98, while the income is Rs 51.44 per km
Ladies special PMPML bus service called Tejaswani was started on the occasion of Women's day (March 8) in Pune(HT/FILEPHOTO)
Ladies special PMPML bus service called Tejaswani was started on the occasion of Women's day (March 8) in Pune(HT/FILEPHOTO)

2018, year that was: 2,400 bus breakdowns, Tejaswini for women, still a bumpy ride for Pune’s bus service

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shalaka Shinde
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2018 03:01 PM IST
The issue of bus breakdowns and buses catching fire continued to mar PMPML’s reputation while causing enormous inconvenience to passengers. Within the first nine months of 2018 (till September 10), 2,481 breakdowns were recorded
The city is currently facing an issue of shortage of buses plying on routes and its lack of frequency. Despite this being a major inconvenience, PMPML has decided to invest in e-buses instead of increasing the number of regular buses.(RAHUL RAUT/HT PHOTO)
The city is currently facing an issue of shortage of buses plying on routes and its lack of frequency. Despite this being a major inconvenience, PMPML has decided to invest in e-buses instead of increasing the number of regular buses.(RAHUL RAUT/HT PHOTO)

Your space: PMPML, Pune cannot afford e-buses

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2018 03:35 PM IST
Is the cash-strapped Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited’s (PMPML) decision to hire 25 e-buses by offering a non-refundable subsidy of 50 lakh for each bus in the best interest of the city? Here is what our readers have to say...
Each electric bus will cost Rs 1.25 crore(HT/PHOTO)
Each electric bus will cost Rs 1.25 crore(HT/PHOTO)

Pune municipal corporation’s proposal for e-buses faces wrath of activists

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Abhay Khairnar
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2018 03:08 PM IST
City activists are of the view that it would be better to purchase CNG or diesel buses
While tenders for the 550 new e-buses is likely to be floated in 10 days, opposition parties in Pune Municipal Corporation have demanded a trial run for 90 days.(HT File Photo)
While tenders for the 550 new e-buses is likely to be floated in 10 days, opposition parties in Pune Municipal Corporation have demanded a trial run for 90 days.(HT File Photo)

PMPML to float tender for 500 electric, air-conditioned buses

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2018 06:23 PM IST
Siddharth Shirole, director of PMPML, said that the transport body will also buy as many as 400 new CNG operated buses.
The first look of the artist’s impression of the multi-modal hub.(HT Photo)
The first look of the artist’s impression of the multi-modal hub.(HT Photo)

Work on Swargate’s multi-modal transport hub to commence in 15 days

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Parth Welankar
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2018 05:40 PM IST
The facility will integrate the public transport services — Metro rail, Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) and Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) buses, auto rickshaws and private vehicles. 
Ladies special PMPML bus service which hit the road on International Women's day on March 8, 2018.(HT PHOTO)
Ladies special PMPML bus service which hit the road on International Women's day on March 8, 2018.(HT PHOTO)

10 years on, Pune BRT fails to address commuters’ woes

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Jui Dharwadkar, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 03:19 PM IST
When introduced, the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) looked like a dream project which will improve passenger commuting issues. However, a lack of proper planning, and a lack of accountability has left the project short of its goals.
The PMPML bus that caught fire near on Ahmednagar road recently.(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)
The PMPML bus that caught fire near on Ahmednagar road recently.(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)

Safety of PMPML bus commuters ablaze, say activists

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Parth Welankar
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2018 03:07 PM IST
Activists say the bus fire incident on Thursday is the sixteenth such case in 15 months.
The PMPML bus that caught fire on Thursday.(Shankar Narayan/HT Photo)
The PMPML bus that caught fire on Thursday.(Shankar Narayan/HT Photo)

Bus fire: Fourth case in 3 months, PMPML calls meeting of contractors

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Parth Welankar
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2018 05:35 PM IST
Assuring of serious cognisance of such incidences, Nayana Gunde, chairperson and managing director of PMPML, said the fire incidents are serious and a serious cognisance has been taken.
After Srikar Pardeshi, Kunal Kumar is the second IAS officer from Pune to be moved to thee centre to man Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet smart city project.(HT FILE PHOTO)
After Srikar Pardeshi, Kunal Kumar is the second IAS officer from Pune to be moved to thee centre to man Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet smart city project.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Pune municipal commissioner Kunal Kumar transferred; to join central government

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Abhay Khairnar, Pune
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2018 01:04 PM IST
Pune municipal commissioner Kunal Kumar will now join central government as the joint secretary of ministry of housing and urban affairs
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