In November last year, over 30 firms and consortia had evinced interest in the BMC’s initial EOI.
The fire brigade, however, maintained that there were no lapses in the operation.
Party leaders of the civic body are mulling the possibility of increasing the Rs 5 lakh limit for each work tender .
The Rs 9,000-crore road project, proposed to run from Nariman Point to Kandivali, has been cleared by CM and BMC.
The brigade plans to replace its current control centre with an automatic web-based system.
The corporation will request tenants to peacefully vacate the dangerous structure and offer accommodation.
BMC to employ the medical officers for upgradation of its trained manpower in the city’s peripheral municipal hospitals
The rooftop restaurants will follow the same rules as other regular eateries for operational hours.
The traffic signal at this intersection has the second-longest signal cycle in Mumbai, running for 180 seconds at a stretch.
The Indian Express takes a closer look at 10 of the 89 illegal flat owners affected by the turn of events.
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At a time when Mumbai needs rapid infrastructure development, a disconnect between multiple agencies planning and executing works has left the city in the lurch.
The civic body has introduced an amendment to the guidelines framed for dealing with residents of dangerous structures.
The report has been prepared by the MHCC-appointed Mumbai Metropolitan Region Heritage Conservation Society (MMR-HCS).
The corporation has said if the residents refuse to hand over keys this time, they would enter the compound and start severing electricity and gas connections.
To start issuing eviction notices to occupants of 96 illegal flats from today.
Officials say the civic body is in the process of issuing tenders for cloud-seeding in anticipation of insufficient rainfall.
The then civic chief had asked for the 1962 land lease to be cancelled on Aug 21, 1990.
In a city that sees over 50,000 cars added each year on its roads, even a 15-minute roadblock due to shortage of parking space can lead to huge traffic snarls.
The BMC administration said it would not send its demolition team to the compound on May 31, and will approach the Supreme Court (SC) if the residents of the flats do not hand over their keys by June 2.
In October 2013, the two agencies restarted discussions on the project.
Currently, the civic body earns maximum revenue from octroi and collected over Rs 7,200 crore in 2013-14.
In 2012, the city witnessed a slow start to the monsoon season, forcing the BMC to impose a 10 per cent water cut.
Under the current redevelopment scheme, buildings cannot be legally demolished without a commencement certificate.
NOTA occupied the fifth position - 11,009 opted for it, representing 1.23 per cent of the vote share.
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation says that it is better prepared for monsoons this time.
After evacuation, residents of such buildings will be given due accommodation in a newly constructed building.
The extent of construction to be allowed on open public spaces under the new scheme is yet to be ascertained.
In the controversial caretaker policy, land was to be given to a caretaker on a minimum of 33-year lease.
Additionally, by the May 20 deadline, all trenches dug up on roads for various utility agencies will be refilled.
An initiative by an American documentary filmmaker gives amateur writers and storytellers a chance to share their work in a public space.
The cost to run these schools for kindergarten students will be borne entirely by the institutions selected for the project.
We should upgrade the infrastructure,the local trains and stations. In the next rail budget, Mumbai should get the maximum allocation with sufficient funds for the suburban boards,said Poonam.
Technical Advisory Committee will be for the civic Development Plan department, will interpret the Development Control Regulations.
The proposed precinct has received over 160 suggestions and objections on the heritage tag that could make redevelopment unviable.