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BMC to ask MbPT, SRA to manage their own waste

In this regard, the civic body will write to both the planning authorities regarding segregation and organic waste composting centres to be provided in their jurisdiction.

Open spaces: Sena, Oppn showdown at BMC meet over 6 plots

Responding to the accusations, Shiv Sena corporator Yashvant Jadhav said, “We will not allow plots to fall into the hands of builders. The plots will be acquired and developed as per the reservations.”


BMC spent almost 37 per cent of allotted capital expenditure, better than last year

Officials said they were confident that the civic body would spend over 88 per cent of its proposed capital expenditure this year. They attributed the improvement to a slew of administrative reforms on budgetary discipline and realistic budgets.

BMC aims to reduce 500 MT of daily waste by December

Officials said in 2015, the amount of waste generated daily was 9,500 metric tonne. The quantity has reduced after extensive campaigns and initiatives of waste processing at source.

Now, tenancy rights of BMC buildings can be transferred online, within 33 days

To do away with delay in the procedure, the BMC has also de-centralised the system and given rights of approval to respective ward officers.

Mumbai: BMC to start reclaiming Mulund landfill soon

According to conditions imposed by the MPCB, before commencing work at the site, the civic body will have to submit a disaster management plan for the landfill and the areas around.


Kurla park plot: Mayor delayed clearing of proposal, says Opposition

Demanding the mayor’s resignation on moral grounds, Raja said: “The Sena is pretending to be clean. They have shown false documents to the media about my signature being on the paper that proposed that the reservation be cancelled.”

Mumbai: BMC to turn 28 amphitheatres into open auditoriums

The BMC has shortlisted 28 gardens that have amphitheatres with seating arrangements for over 4,200 people.

BMC to organise field trips for seven zonal town vending committees

In addition to the 20 member TVC, the BMC has also formed seven zonal TVCs for better coordination. Zone 2 TVC, which consists of Dadar-Parel area, will inspect 68 roads that have 6,939 hawking pitches, this month.

Mumbai: BMC increases maximum size of flats to boost reconstruction

The state government last year extended the benefits under Section 33 (7) of the Development Control and Promotional Rules (DCPR).

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PHOTOS | BMC budget: Here are the Brihan plans for you, Mumbaikars

The BMC, Asia richest municipal council, announced its budget allocations on Wednesday. We take a look at how much money is going where.

Mumbai trees infected by Mealybugs

Mumbai has approximately 3,000- 4,000 rain trees in the city, of which 500 are infected by Mealybugs mainly in Dadar, Bandra, Andheri and Kandivali areas.


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Make in India fire: BMC blames organisers of 'gross negligence'

Mumbai, Feb 24 (ANI): The Mumbai Fire Brigade on Wednesday submitted an investigation report on a fire which occurred during the 'Make in India' programme last week to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), in which it has accused the organizers of the event of 'gross negligence'. Pratap Rahangdale, Chief Fire Officer of Mumbai Fire Brigade, said that report was prepared by analyzing accounts of several witnesses and circumstantial evidence. He said that they have opened the report for the public. We studied circumstantial evidence and witness accounts. Rahangdale added that he was also one of the witnesses, as I was the first one to use extinguisher there. By studying all that we arrived at the chain of events leading to fire and prepared a final report.