"The tree transplantation technology used in Singapore is recognised globally and has a high survival rate. We want to increase the survival rate of trees transplanted in Mumbai from 70 per cent to 90 per cent," an official said. The machine costs almost Rs 15 crore.
After Mayor Meenakshi Shinde read out the names of the co-opted corporators at the general body meeting last week, Jaiswal wrote to Shinde objecting to the names and stating that the selection process had been completed without his recommendations.
Officials from the Roads Department said resurfacing of MA Road, which starts from the junction of Gokhale Bridge and SV Road and connects to Andheri West railway station, is being undertaken on a priority basis.