Mpl Commissioner suspends Dr Milind Ganvir

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 06 Aug 2017 14:49:21

Municipal Commissioner Ashwin Mudgal, on Saturday, suspended Health Officer Dr Milind Ganvir. Interestingly, Dr Ganvir’s suspension comes a few days ahead of his retirement from service. He will retire on August 31, 2017. Dr Ganvir, who was on leave citing health reasons, joined the office on Thursday. Mudgal issued suspension notice to him on Saturday. Standing Committee had decided to suspend Dr Ganvir for changing agreement with Kanak Resources Management Limited (KRML) without taking consent of competent authority or Standing Committee.

Standing Committee chief Sandeep Jadhav had announced his suspension. NMC had signed an agreement with KRML on December 24, 2007 to lift garbage at Rs 449 per ton from various parts of the city. The civic body had also agreed to review wholesale price index (WPI) every quarter to incorporate the changes in commodity rates in the rates payable to contractor. As per the tender condition, the rates were to be reviewed every year, but in the agreement, the department concerned mentioned the word ‘quarterly’ in place of ‘yearly’. 

KRML has miserably failed to manage the collection of garbage and dispose it to the dumping yard. The company has been under fire from citizens as well as corporators for its gross mismanagement of garbage collection and disposal.