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Mumbai: After BMC’s initial crackdown on violators, illegal parking back

In July, the civic body had introduced first-of-its-kind parking norms, under which a person could be fined up to Rs 23,250 for parking a vehicle in an area designated as a no-parking zone.

Swachh Bharat Mission: ‘Waste of public money’, Corporators slam BMC for appointing consultant

In a bid to implement Swachh Bharat Mission effectively, the BMC has appointed a consultant as Project Implementation Unit (PIU). The BMC has finalised consultant M/s E&Y for one year and will pay it at least Rs 50 lakh.


Mumbai: I-T raids on BMC contractors unearth financial irregularities to the tune of Rs 735 cr

In a statement, the I-T department said that incriminating evidence showing large-scale tax evasion and money laundering has been found.

BMC to identify blind spots on roads for motorists

Officials said that in a meeting last month, Tambe had expressed concern that non-implementation of rules on planting trees by the roadside results in blind spots, leading to accidents.

BMC sanctions Rs 2 crore a year for Eid-e-Milad procession

Following a proposal by the All India Khilafat Committee seeking funds for its juloos, Standing Committee Chairman Yashwant Jadhav tabled a proposal in this regard on Wednesday, which was approved.

BMC finalises project management consultants for proposed STPs at Versova and Ghatkopar

Consultants for preparing plans on the design, built and operation (DBO) system for both the STPs is likely to cost the civic body around Rs 60 crore.


Mumbai: In civic schools, 3% kids underweight, 1% overweight, reveals RTI

The data also showed that while city anganwadis or day-care shelters for children, recorded 17 per cent underweight children in Mumbai, municipal schools, which have children till Class X, had only three per cent underweight children.

Blacklist contractors for defaulting on DLP: Corporator

An inquiry report prepared by Vigilance Department last month had revealed that out of 194 roads inspected by their team, 188 roads were in bad shape and the contractor concerned had failed to maintain the criterion of DLP.

BMC’s pothole challenge, Rs 500 reward if not fixed in a day draws corporators’ ire

Addl municipal commissioner says reward amount to be deducted from salary of officials, contractors concerned.

Mumbai: BMC issues public notice to fell 304 trees for Metro 2A

The work on 18-km Metro 2A corridor is being carried out by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).

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With plea and protests, Save Aarey campaign gathers momentum

Apart from the car shed for Metro line 3, a part of the Aarey Milk Colony -- which adjoins Sanjay Gandhi National Park -- will also be used to create Metro Bhavan, the nerve-centre for the 337-km network which is under construction.

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.