Over 100 complaints addressed in ‘walk with commissioner’


NASHIK: After establishing fruitful rapport with the Indirangar citizens, courageous municipal commissioner Tukaram Mundhe yesterday morning — under his talk-of-the-town ‘walk with commissioner’ initiative addressed as many as 134 complaints of local citizens at Sambhaji stadium, Ashwinnagar in new Nashik assuring them of speedy redressal of their grievances and complaints lodged.

The municipal commissioner on the occasion interacted with the people, listened to their problems. He assured the complainants of speedy redressal of their grievances by directing the concerned authorities to take proper action without delay.

As many as 134 tokens were distributed. Most of the complaints received were direct connection with the civic problems, infrastructural facilities and amenities including encroachment issues, playing ground availability, ST bus stop, new bus service, choke up of drainage pipelines, water logging, low pressure water supply, provision of Yoga hall & Vipashyana centre, public library with study room (abhyasika) facility, school-related issues, tree plantation, menace of stray dogs, provision of street lights, renovation of children’s parks with adequate safety measures etc.

He also addressed the problems facing residents of Sanjeevaninagar, Baji Prabhu Chowk, Shivshankar colony and Abhiyantanagar. “The issue of encroachment is a major one. We are receiving a considerable number of complaints about encroachment. These encroachments, particularly on drainage lines, should be removed voluntarily by the occupants,” Mundhe appealed.

He urged the people to avoid use of plastic carry bags to make our surroundings, our environment clean and healthy. The municipal commissioner on the occasion assured the citizens and urged them to register their complaints on the NMC run NMC e-connect app or submit it at NMC’s Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan office on all working days between 4 pm and 5 pm. He appealed the people to fill in their feedback forms so as to serve them in a better and effective way.