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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.