The civic body has based the proposal on the projection that the city’s population will peak to 12.79 million by 2021 from 12.44 million in 2011, before dropping to 11.40 million by 2034.
Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta said an additional large open space in South Mumbai should be seen as a welcome addition, and added that some of this plot already exists along the Backbay area.
However, those agitating for greater buildable space in these areas have found the new proposal inadequate.
Civic body wants to build affordable housing, create open spaces in such zones; environmentalists slam move.
Oppn cries foul as many open spaces are yet to be brought under civic body .
Offers employment generation, affordable housing and roads, FSI of 5 for all hotels, aims to bring suburds under uniform urban planning.
The report focussed on 34 road works for which tenders had been given to six contractors. The inquiry found irregularities in all 34 roads.
“The city faces the problems of potholes every monsoon. Various agencies dig roads but do not restore them. Mumbaikars suffer silently and ignore traffic jams and potholes,” said the HC.
Stop passing the buck, this is your public street, court tells civic body.
He remained admitted even after being declared fit: Kurla corporator.
Say availability of open spaces in draft Development Plan is much lower than the national standards.
As per the draft policy, the private tankers carrying potable water will not be allowed to transport non-potable water.
Samples found unfit declined to 16 pc from 18 pc about a decade ago.
“We must make a distinction between electoral strategy and participation in government” — this was the overriding sentiment when The Indian Express spoke to a host of Sena ministers and officials.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will be the party’s mascot as the BJP wants to ride the development plank to counter the Sena’s three-decade dominance on “Amchi Mumbai”.