Ramteerth Nagar comes under the jurisdiction of the BUDA and it could manage the solid waste management recently it paid up Rs.70 lakhs to City corporation so that it will collect the garbage from Ramteerth Nagar.
But even after BUDA paying 70 lakhs the contractor has been asked to collect Rs.50 from each house as SWM collection charges.
The receipt mentions solid waste management and maintenance of City Corporation Belagavi.
The residents already pay the SWM charges in the yearly property tax to BUDA but now have been burdened with this monthly collection.
The city corporation says as the contractor had to deploy more machinery and vehicles he has been allowed to collect the fees.