Monthly Archives: November 2014

Pune Governance

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Administration in Pune
We often look for a nice house/ apartment in as decent an area as we afford, near which we will have facilities and amenities available. These include schools, hospitals, markets, bus stops, metro stops, gardens, other entertainment avenues like malls, multiplexes, restaurants, recreation halls. And the list goes on. We hope civic services will be good like electricity, water supply, garbage disposal, roads, public transportation.

It is interesting, even to me that I clubbed together one block of amenties, and then another which I termed as “civic” amenities – those which I expect my municipal corporation to provide. This is our typical expectation in India, I think. The Stalin administration in East Germany provided all of the above. Even including state run discos.

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