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BMC budget


Standing committee clears budget with cut in corporators’ fund

February 18, 2021 10:00 pm

Following allegations of favoritism from BJP corporators on fund allocations, the civic administration decided to offer Rs 650 crore.

BMC budget today: Focus on allocation to upgrade city’s health infrastructure

February 03, 2021 2:39 am

BMC officials said there will be no steep rise in the budget allocation to the health department and their priority will be to focus on completing existing infrastructure projects.

Mumbai civic body okays Rs 2,500 crore cut for various infra projects

August 22, 2020 10:47 am

In February, then municipal commissioner Praveen Pardeshi had presented a budget of Rs 33,441 crore for 2020-21, of which Rs 14,647 crore was for development projects. Due to Covid-19, the civic body has suffered revenue losses of over Rs 1,000 crore.

Staring at Rs 14,000-crore shortfall, Mumbai civic body proposes 10% cut in overall budget

July 31, 2020 2:05 pm

The shortfall in revenue has forced the civic body to prepare a plan of cost saving in all departments. A source from the BMC said major departments like roads, storm water drain, sewerage projects, water supply projects, and solid waste management will face cuts in their expenditure.

BMC BUDGET 2020-21: Falling revenue, massive squeeze - Most depts to face cuts in capital expenditure

February 03, 2020 2:47 am

In review meetings held in the last couple of weeks for setting the budget estimate for the next financial year, officials from the chief accountant (CA) department have cautioned other departments on allocations for capital expenditure.

Mumbai: 44 pc budget spent, but BMC’s mega projects moving at snail’s pace

January 22, 2020 2:55 am

According to data shared by the BMC, 43.41 per cent of 2019-20 budget was spent till December 31 last year. However, sources said, many big-ticket projects have not seen any progress in the last one year.

BMC Budget: Standing Committee passes Rs 450-cr amendment

February 23, 2019 9:11 am

The funds are used for various works, like minor drain and footpath repair and water pipeline repair in slum areas and also other works carried out locally.

To implement DP-2034, BMC chief asks for amenities’ list from 24 wards on priority

February 06, 2019 1:34 am

After the BMC lost a plot measuring 13,674 sq m in Jogeshwari as its reservation lapsed, the municipal commissioner also asked ward officers to give special attention to acquisition of reserved plots and to submit a separate list of such plots.

BMC budgets for Rs 30,692.59 cr, 12.6% jump in outlay

February 05, 2019 5:53 am

Mehta presented annual budget estimates for the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation totalling Rs 30,692.59 crore, including proposed capital expenditure of 11,480.42 crore, a 21 per cent increase over the previous year’s capital works outlay.

Now, BMC-run schools to focus on mental health education, life skills

February 05, 2019 2:47 am

In a bid to make civic body-run schools more inclusive, the BMC has also proposed to include music, art and sports education.