Pune: Pune has officially become the city with the largest geographical area in Maharashtra. The state government had yesterday issued an order expanding the boundaries of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) to include 23 new villages in the existing city limits. Pune has also become the seventh largest city in the country with the new urban boundaries.
PMC has 8,370 estimated budget of Rs."text-align: justify;"PMC has an estimated budget of Rs 8,370 crore for 2021-22 as compared to the budget of Rs 39,038 crore of BMC. The state’s urban development department had on December 23 last year issued a notification announcing the expansion of the boundaries of the PMC by including new areas."text-align: justify;">Which villages were involved?
- Among 23 villages merged into PMC limits-
- Bavdhan Budruk
- Manjari Budhruk
- Gujar Nimbalkarwadi
- And there are Wagholi.
Earlier 11 villages were merged into PMC
In 2014, the PMC had estimated that Rs 5,741 crore would be needed for basic development work on water pipelines, sewage networks, road construction and solid waste management in these 34 villages.