Pune, 26th July 2022: For a pilot project to enhance the urban food supply chain, the Work Bank has chosen the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), which will get Rs 9 crore to standardise weekly markets and upgrade a slaughterhouse.
Punyanagari Otta Market, Suncity Otta Market, Baner Otta Market, Kharadi Otta Market, and Kuranjai Otta Market are the five markets that have been chosen for the project. Additionally, the Kondhwa slaughterhouse will also be modernised.
Dr Ashish Bharti, PMC health officer, said, “The pilot’s first multi-stakeholder meeting, funded by the World Bank, took place on Thursday. Pune City has been selected as the pilot project site, and the PMC will be in charge of standardising and modernising the weekly markets and the slaughterhouse.”
“For the pilot project, Rs 3 crore has been allotted for standardising the weekly markets, while Rs 6 crore would go towards upgrading the slaughterhouse,” said another top PMC official.
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