In order to help citizens save time and energy, the BMC will this week launch a mobile phone application that will help residents pay bills recovered by the civic body.
According to the BMC, residents can, at present, pay water bills using this software. The corporation plans to extend the service for recovering renewal of permits for shops and establishments and factory (likely to be launched in September) and a facility to register complaints (to be commissioned in November).
"People throng citizen facilitation centres (CFCs) for paying bills, which eats into their time and energy. This will help them save their efforts, as they can pay bills from anywhere at any time, once the application is launched," said a senior civic official.
A resident can download the software from
"If a resident wants to make payment through credit card, then he will have to pay 1% amount of the total dues as service charge. In case s/he wants to pay through IMPS, then s/he will have to make a nominal payment of
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