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Mumbai: BEST asks citizens to suggest designs for Ho Ho buses

November 24, 2021 2:32 pm

Those interested can send their design and artwork to before November 30.

Mumbai: BEST to set up charging stations for EVs at 55 spots

November 10, 2021 10:59 am

On July 13, Maharashtra government had introduced the new policy, seeking to encourage the use of battery-operated vehicles to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

Mumbai: BEST presents Rs 2,236-cr deficit budget, to roll out more e-buses

October 09, 2021 2:45 am

BEST supplies electricity to several areas in Mumbai and bus services to the metropolitan region. Currently BEST has nearly 3,875 buses.

Follow up with state govt on proposal to merge BEST, BMC budgets: Yashwant Jadhav

December 09, 2020 11:41 pm

In 2017, following losses incurred by BEST, the civic administration had passed a proposal to merge the budget of BEST with BMC. The proposal was later sent to the state government as it will require amendments in the BMC Act.

State govt allows BEST buses to operate with 100% capacity

October 24, 2020 3:36 am

This includes 2,700 BEST buses, 300 state transport buses, and 1,100 wet leasing buses. These buses commute with only 19 lakh commuters. BEST expects this number to go up to 25 lakh now.

Power outage trips up Mumbai, supply restored in most areas

October 13, 2020 1:56 am

Mumbai power cut: Train services were also fully restored on both Central and Western Railway. Efforts are underway to resume supply in other affected locations.

Two labourers crushed to death under marble sheets at IIT-Bombay campus

August 31, 2020 11:24 am

Meanwhile, a 30-year-old biker, Baban Lohar, was killed Saturday when a BEST bus rammed into him on NM Joshi Marg at Lower Parel. Lohar was employed at a television news channel in Lower Parel and was returning home around 7.30 am after his shift ended

Disconnection of power: BJP leaders gherao BEST general manager

July 24, 2020 2:53 am

The delegation of around 30 people had gone to meet Dr Surendra Kumar Bagde around 4 pm after they received complaints that BEST has been sending out letters to consumers saying that they would soon be served notices of disconnection if they do not pay the bills.

BEST sacks 50 employees for not reporting to work

July 11, 2020 12:34 am

With the employees having to appear for these inquiries at various depots, they have written to the management, urging that the inquiries be held via video conference in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. "Social distancing norms are not maintained while these inquiries are conducted.

Mumbai: BEST to restart meter-reading by staff, working on relief in bill payment

June 28, 2020 12:24 am

The BEST is bracing to send out electricity bills based on actual reading for the first time since the lockdown. The undertaking’s power consumers were receiving e-bills until now that were sent on average consumption much like other distributors.


Seventy years of BEST: Mumbai’s bus transport legacy on display

August 07, 2017 3:58 pm

A day after BEST completed its 70th anniversary, Mumbai's oldest transport service was hit by a strike called by employee unions.


BEST employees call off strike

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

BEST union workers call off 9-day-old strike. One of the terms agreed to was the appointment of a high court judge to negotiate terms.