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YCDC official says unutilised industrial land could be appropriated

No businesses have been set up on some 40 percent of the land designated as industrial zones in Yangon and action will be taken to rectify the matter, say city officials Yangon City Development Committee Associate Secretary U Than said that unused land would be appropriated in a press conference on Monday. “While some 60pc […]

Invitation for Prequalification – Greater Yangon Water Supply Improvement Project Phase 2, Deadline: 14th November, 2019

The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Yangon City Development Committee Invitation for Prequalification Greater Yangon Water Supply Improvement Project Phase 2 Date: 30 September 2019 Loan Agreement No: MY-P19 IFP No: MY-P19/PQ-05 The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received a Loan from Japan International Cooperation Agency […]

3 million gallons of daily water supply for Southern Yangon townships to start in June 2020

The process of employing contractors for distribution of three million gallons of drinking water to the townships in southern part of Yangon Region including Dala Township will begin in June 2020. The information was disclosed by Nay Pyi Taw Council member Aung Myin Tun after Lower House MP Dr Sein Mya Aye for Dala Township […]

Ycdc partners with local mobile-payment systems

The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) teamed up with AYA Pay, KBZ Pay and CB Pay to build a YCB payment system enabling people to pay various bills through their applications. The application will enable users to pay various bills such as land tax, property tax, general tax, and garbage bills which will save customers […]

YCDC to introduce kiosks near bus stops

The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) is planning to install 5×5-foot food kiosks near bus stops in Yangon, said Yangon mayor U Maung Maung Soe at a press conference held in City Hall last week. “This plan aims to promote more civil society organisations and encourage corporate social responsibility. But we won’t allow the vendors […]

Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) – Development of Zoning Water Distribution System Project, Deadline: 28th October, 2019

The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Yangon Region Government Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) Applications/ Proposals for Expression of Interest (EOI) are invited from interested companies (local, international or joint venture) to carry out the works for the Project for the development of Zoning Water […]

Pilot project offers better way to manage Htein Bin landfill

A pilot project has been using a new system for the past two months to deal with rubbish at the Htein Bin landfill in Hlaing Tharyar township, said U Aung Myint Maw of the Yangon City Development Committee. The dump was the scene of a stubborn fire that spewed toxic smoke into the air in […]

Survey finds 40pc of Yangonites dissatisfied with YCDC

The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) is the entity charged with managing and providing many of the services, such as planning, cleaning, transportation, and infrastructure development, among others, that keep a modern city humming. As such, the YCDC’s performance of its duties directly affects the lives of some five million people living in the city. […]

YCDC plans to open Yangon City Hall as a public place

Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) is planning to open Yangon City Hall as a public place, said Hlaing Maw Oo, secretary of the YCDC. The Yangon City Hall is currently occupied by departments; Office of Yangon Mayor and the office of the committee members. However, they are dealing with office procedures for about seven million […]

Cigarettes and betel nut – barriers to hospital cleanliness

Daw Cherry Kyaw has been a cleaner at the Yangon General Hospital for nine years. She takes care of the stairwell and entryways of the main building. She cleans the stairs at 8am and 1pm every day and quietly complains of having to clear the floor of cigarette butts and betel spittle. It should take […]