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Residents, MCG should work closely for a better city, says outgoing commissioner

Yadav, who was appointed to the IAS from Haryana Service Commission in 2011, spoke to Hindustan Times on Tuesday about his work in the city.
Vinay Singh, a 2003 IAS batch officer from Haryana cadre, who is secretary to the Haryana government, will take up the position of MCG commissioner as an additional charge.(Photo: HT archive)
Vinay Singh, a 2003 IAS batch officer from Haryana cadre, who is secretary to the Haryana government, will take up the position of MCG commissioner as an additional charge.(Photo: HT archive)
Published on Jun 12, 2019 03:52 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar

12 illegal structures razed around IAF ammunition depot

MCG commissioner Yashpal Yadav said that the action was taken in keeping with the directive by the Punjab and Haryana High Court that no new construction can be carried out in the 900-metre radius of the IAF ammunition depot.
Last year, the MCG had carried out several drives in the area and demolished more than 100 illegal structures and sealed 200 buildings.(HT Photo)
Last year, the MCG had carried out several drives in the area and demolished more than 100 illegal structures and sealed 200 buildings.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 04, 2019 04:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent

Civic agencies to clean city drains collectively

The GMDA is responsible for maintaining all master drains in the city while the MCG looks after all arterial drains.
Officials of both agencies attributed the delay in floating tenders to the general elections and the model code of conduct.(HTPhoto)
Officials of both agencies attributed the delay in floating tenders to the general elections and the model code of conduct.(HTPhoto)
Updated on May 21, 2019 08:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar

June 30 deadline to clean drains is late, say experts

In addition, unlike last year, when the survey of existing condition of drains started in April and only 40% of the drains had been cleaned, as revealed by a MCG survey in August 2018
In 2017, the first pre-monsoon showers on June 19 led to waterlogging in major parts of the city, including Hero Honda Chowk, which resulted in commuters taking more than two hours to cover a seven-kilometre distance from Rajiv Chowk to Manesar.(HTPhotos)
In 2017, the first pre-monsoon showers on June 19 led to waterlogging in major parts of the city, including Hero Honda Chowk, which resulted in commuters taking more than two hours to cover a seven-kilometre distance from Rajiv Chowk to Manesar.(HTPhotos)
Published on May 19, 2019 03:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar

Residents raise a stink as waste concessionaire uses garbage collection point as dumping ground

The land belongs to the civic authority, confirmed a spokesperson for Ecogreen Energy, who said that the company has the MCG’s permission to dump there.
MCG commissioner Yashpal Yadav, however, said Ecogreen Energy had only been granted permission to use the site for waste collection.(HT Photo)
MCG commissioner Yashpal Yadav, however, said Ecogreen Energy had only been granted permission to use the site for waste collection.(HT Photo)
Published on May 16, 2019 04:09 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Prayag Arora Desai

MCG suspends officer for failing to act against illegal constructions

Ever since a building collapsed in Ullahawas village on January 24 , the MCG has turned its attention towards checking unauthorised constructions across the city.
MCG suspends officer for failing to act against illegal constructions(Photo by Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)
MCG suspends officer for failing to act against illegal constructions(Photo by Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)
Published on May 04, 2019 01:46 AM IST
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Gurgaon | By Kartik Kumar

Rs 2 crore bill to run diesel generators prompts probe in Gurugram

As per MCG commissioner Yashpal Yadav, prior to the summer of 2018, the civic body had procured on rent diesel generators for around 60 water boosting stations for power backup and to ensure there is uninterrupted water supply.
The decision was taken after the MCG found that bills for renting and maintaining diesel generators at water boosting stations in the city ran into over Rs 2 crore.(HT Photo)
The decision was taken after the MCG found that bills for renting and maintaining diesel generators at water boosting stations in the city ran into over Rs 2 crore.(HT Photo)
Published on Apr 30, 2019 04:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar

Bulk waste generators must segregate on site in Gurugram

An MCG official present at all three meetings said that the tone of these meeting was urgent as the National Green Tribunal (NGT) had, last Tuesday, come down heavily on district authorities for unscientific management of waste at the Bandhwari landfill.
MCG officials revealed that 1,936 shopkeepers selling goods in polythene had been invoiced over the past year, raising just over Rs16 lakh in fines.(PTI)
MCG officials revealed that 1,936 shopkeepers selling goods in polythene had been invoiced over the past year, raising just over Rs16 lakh in fines.(PTI)
Published on Apr 30, 2019 04:31 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent

Cellphone towers affecting building safety to be razed

Yadav said that once requisite details of all existing mobile towers are obtained, the regularisation process will start.
MCG commissioner Yashpal Yadav said the municipal agency is trying to regularise all mobile towers in the city.(HT Photo)
MCG commissioner Yashpal Yadav said the municipal agency is trying to regularise all mobile towers in the city.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 23, 2019 04:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar

MCG opens buildings for private ads, mobile towers

He maintained that since most terraces and rooftops lie vacant in all MCG buildings, officials realised its potential for erecting mobile towers. He further said the central government has recently given licences to numerous private companies for establishing electric vehicle recharge units.
During the budget meeting in February, MCG officials had said poor collection of property tax, and stamp duty were the main reason for lesser collection.(HT FILE PHOT)
During the budget meeting in February, MCG officials had said poor collection of property tax, and stamp duty were the main reason for lesser collection.(HT FILE PHOT)
Updated on Apr 21, 2019 04:43 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent

MCG officials suspended for illegal registry of land

According to MCG officials, a tehsildar (revenue collector), a kanungo (land measurer), and a patwari (land accountant) had allegedly colluded and illegally modified MCG’s land records of Balliawas village to transfer a three-acre vacant plot located at the foothills of Aravallis, near the Faridabad border, to seven people.
Following the discovery of illegal registry, the MCG had decided to freeze the registry of all of its 26,000 acres of land in the city to ensure that it cannot be illegally transferred to any private or government organisation.(HT Photo)
Following the discovery of illegal registry, the MCG had decided to freeze the registry of all of its 26,000 acres of land in the city to ensure that it cannot be illegally transferred to any private or government organisation.(HT Photo)
Published on Apr 16, 2019 06:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent

Investment on Golf Course Road lopsided, says civic body chief

He added the funds could have been used to develop roads across the city, particularly sector roads, which would have benefitted a larger number of people.
The Golf Course Road is one of the city’s widest and longest roads at 8 kilometres, with seven underpasses, and benefits more than 1.5 million residents living nearby.(HT File)
The Golf Course Road is one of the city’s widest and longest roads at 8 kilometres, with seven underpasses, and benefits more than 1.5 million residents living nearby.(HT File)
Published on Apr 13, 2019 01:57 AM IST
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Gurugram | By Prayag Arora-Desai

MCG to formulate policy to standardise colour scheme, designs of city parks

The MCG is in the process of formulating a policy for all the 152 parks maintained by the body. Work on implementing this policy will commence after the general elections.
In June last year, the MCG completed a survey to determine the 20 least-maintained parks, following the civic body took over their maintenance from RWAs(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
In June last year, the MCG completed a survey to determine the 20 least-maintained parks, following the civic body took over their maintenance from RWAs(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 29, 2019 08:14 AM IST
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Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar

To check street vendors, MCG asks private firms to provide food for employees

The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) found that a significant number of encroachments in the city involved street vendors next to commercial offices and multinational companies.
The MCG wants street vendors to stop encroaching space around corporate offices and on roads and set up their stalls at dedicated hawking zones in the city.(HT File)
The MCG wants street vendors to stop encroaching space around corporate offices and on roads and set up their stalls at dedicated hawking zones in the city.(HT File)
Updated on Feb 07, 2019 02:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent, Gurugram

Rainwater harvesting, laying plastic roads high on MCG agenda in 2019

MCG commissioner Yashpal Yadav says this work would permanently solve two of city’s most perennial problems.
Gurugram’s first plastic road was built on a 100-metre stretch in Sector 51, on December 19.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Gurugram’s first plastic road was built on a 100-metre stretch in Sector 51, on December 19.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 04, 2019 03:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar, Gurugram

Municipal chiefs of Gurugram and Faridabad to be link officers

Till now, the practice has been that when the commissioner of a particular civic body is on a vacation or a tour, he or she is replaced by another officer from the city at random following an order from the state government.
This practice has led to situations when the person with the temporary additional charge is barely aware of the happenings of the civic body.(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
This practice has led to situations when the person with the temporary additional charge is barely aware of the happenings of the civic body.(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 04, 2018 03:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar

Road caves in near Gurugram village, water supply affected

The damage to the water pipeline caused problems in the area, and tankers had to be provided.
Drilling of the road had weakened its surface, said officials.(HT PHOTO)
Drilling of the road had weakened its surface, said officials.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 23, 2018 05:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Abhishek Behl

Gurugram civic body seals 55 spas operating without trade licenses

After the crackdown, MCG commissioner Yashpal Yadav issued orders to concerned officials, asking them to ensure compliance with trade licenses. Yadav also said that investigations would be initiated against businesses found to be violating the MCG’s trade norms.
A spa centre in Omaxe Mall in Gurugram was among 55 that were sealed on Monday, September 17, 2018, by MCG for operating without the requisite license.(HT Photo)
A spa centre in Omaxe Mall in Gurugram was among 55 that were sealed on Monday, September 17, 2018, by MCG for operating without the requisite license.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 18, 2018 10:47 AM IST
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Gurugram | By HT Correspondent

Manufacturers of polythene to face Gurugram municipal corporation crackdown

The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) is mulling a fresh ban on the use of plastic bags across the city. Officials said on Monday that a draft proposal will be sent to the state government for approval
(Left to Right) MCG commissioner Yashpal Yadav and Mayor Madhu Azad at the MCG House meeting on Monday.(HT Photo)
(Left to Right) MCG commissioner Yashpal Yadav and Mayor Madhu Azad at the MCG House meeting on Monday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 18, 2018 10:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent, Gurugram

Centre’s Swachhta App launched in Gurugram

Resolution time is 12 hours as compared to 48 hours in the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram’s application.
All officials and cleanliness workers in Gurugram have been asked to download the app so that complaints can be resolved in the required time frame.(Bloomberg/Pic for representational purposes only)
All officials and cleanliness workers in Gurugram have been asked to download the app so that complaints can be resolved in the required time frame.(Bloomberg/Pic for representational purposes only)
Updated on Sep 05, 2018 02:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Anurit Kanti

Gurugram civic body to add more than 40 new open air gyms by the end of this year

After getting a positive feedback from residents, Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) is set to add 40 to 45 more open air gyms in the city. Officials, on Thursday, said that a new tender for this purpose has been floated
The MCG’s move to build open air gyms across the city received a positive feedback from residents.(HT File Photo)
The MCG’s move to build open air gyms across the city received a positive feedback from residents.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Aug 17, 2018 04:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar, Gurugram

Earth Day: MCG commissioner pitches for compost units at societies

With the Bandhwari waste plant still defunct, the MCG is now focussing on installing more compost units at housing societies
MCG commissioner Yashpal Yadav at a compost plant at Uniworld(HT PHOTO)
MCG commissioner Yashpal Yadav at a compost plant at Uniworld(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 22, 2018 11:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Gurugram

Gurugram: Residents set to highlight issues through cricket

The tournament aims to bring the residents together to push for development of new sectors
Eighteen teams have registered their participation for the tournament, which will be inaugurated by Yashpal Yadav, commissioner, Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG).(HT PHOTO)
Eighteen teams have registered their participation for the tournament, which will be inaugurated by Yashpal Yadav, commissioner, Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG).(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 20, 2018 11:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Leena Dhankhar, Gurugram

Gurugram: Badshahpur drain set to get an eco-friendly makeover

A 6.5km stretch of the Badshahpur drain, which is to be revamped in the first phase, will have good quality walking and cycling tracks among other features
The Badshahpur drain has proved to be the bane for the city till date causing underground pollution and waterlogging every monsoon.(Parveen Kumar/HT FILE)
The Badshahpur drain has proved to be the bane for the city till date causing underground pollution and waterlogging every monsoon.(Parveen Kumar/HT FILE)
Updated on Apr 07, 2018 10:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Abhishek Behl, Gurugram
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