Patna. Bihar’s Deputy Chief Minister cum Urban Development and Housing Minister Tejashwi Yadav has said that the government will collect revenue from the banners and posters put up everywhere in the state including Patna. This will generate an additional revenue of about Rs 500 crore. This also includes private buildings and vehicles. Along with this, before taking out the advertisement, it will also be checked that its message does not go wrong. At present, it has also become necessary because of the vitiated atmosphere in the country. A policy has been made regarding this whole matter. We were very worried about this. Till now, the government did not get any revenue from the banner-posters in Patna Municipal Corporation, whereas in other cities, the municipal corporation gets revenue. Tejashwi Yadav was answering the starred question of JDU’s Neeraj Kumar in the first shift of the Legislative Council on Wednesday.
Municipal Corporation can register FIR for pasting advertisement without permission
Legislative Councilor Neeraj Kumar had asked whether posters, pamphlets, wall writing cannot be done for advertisement without the written permission of the Municipal Commissioner of Patna Municipal Corporation under Section 145 of the Bihar Municipal Act 2007, Property Denotation? The Municipal Corporation can register an FIR for pasting advertisements without permission. Can charge fine from those who paste posters. How many have been punished and fined so far? In response to this question, Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav said that under the new policy, we will give license to put up banners and posters. Also, the officers and personnel of the department and corporation will be trained in this regard.
Water supply scheme completed in 27 out of 38 wards in Motihari city
In response to the starred question of Independent Maheshwar Singh, Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav said that water supply scheme has been completed in 27 out of 38 wards in Motihari city. Another 11 schemes are under scrutiny. For these, tenders worth about Rs 106 crore 26 lakh were made in the first and second phase. On the other hand, in response to JDU’s Rekha Kumari’s starred question, Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav said that 4658 LED street lights have been installed in Sitamarhi Municipal Corporation and 2119 LED street lights in Shivhar Municipal Council. These are maintained by EESL.
Regular cleaning and proper arrangement of lighting at the cremation ground on the banks of river Ganges.
In reply to JDU’s Radhacharan Sah’s starred question, Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav said that regular cleaning and proper lighting arrangements have been made at the cremation ground on the banks of river Ganga in Charitwan of Buxar district. Eight crore 72 lakh 18 thousand 200 rupees have been allocated for the electric crematorium. On the starred question of JDU’s Reena Devi, Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav said that technical approval has been given by preparing the estimate for the beautification of Hauje Babbar pond in Bihar Sharif Municipal Corporation.
Process to develop vending zone for shopkeepers started
In response to the starred question of Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Singh, Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav said that RCC drain has been built in Badi Pahadi Zakariapur Road No-4, Akshay Nagar in Patna Municipal Corporation. In response to the short notice question of Dr. Madan Mohan Jha of Congress, Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav said that action is being taken to remove encroachment from Darbhanga Junction and Donar to Laheriasarai main road. Along with this, the process of developing vending zones for street vendors has been started.