Officials from the civic body said the inspections were carried out by the fire officials along with officials from the health department.
“The fire compliance cell came into effect from today. In a meeting held by the fire brigade, the nominated fire officers were also told about their roles, responsibilities and action to be taken,” said an official.
The court said the BMC should grant permission if Procam International, the organiser, pays Rs 1.5 crore — Rs 79 lakh towards land rent and Rs 26 lakh as security deposit — by Monday.
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The Lok Sabha member from Bihar, who has been at variance with the BJP’s stand on a host of issues, was at home when the demolition work was carried out.
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According to FBOA president Prakash Devidas, the station officers have been missing out on important tasks they have been recruited as they are busy with the clerical work assigned to them.
In the last three days, several structures were razed in the Kamala Mills compound area, where the fire incident occurred last week, he said, adding demolition drives would be conducted regularly to keep a check on unauthorized constructions.
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50 special teams on the ground; civic officials say drive to continue for next few days
The civic body had launched the special drive on November 21, which it had earlier planned for two weeks. However, since it evoked a good response, it was extended by two weeks.
In a circular to assistant municipal commissioners of all 24 wards, Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta directed them to initiate “direct” action instead of issuing warnings or notices.
“Very few megacities in the world can be proud of such an open space. The idea is to ensure more and more public spaces are made available, and to protect public spaces that are already available,” BMC Commissioner Ajoy Mehta said.