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Wednesday, January 22, 2020



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.

Sena looks for permanent fix to waterlogging near CM home

January 16, 2020 3:04 am

BMC improvement committee chairman Sadanand Parab, also the corporator from Santacruz (East), last week wrote to Municipal Commissioner Praveen Pardeshi to look into the matter and take help from IIT- Bombay to resolve the issue.

BMC slashes fines for illegal parking

January 08, 2020 5:13 am

As per the new rule, while penalty for four-wheelers has come down to Rs 4,000, for two-wheelers, it will be Rs 1,800, Rs 7,000 for buses and Rs 10,000 for heavy vehicles.

Cuffe Parade to Nariman Point: BMC to initiate process to appoint consultant for elevated bridge

December 29, 2019 9:35 am

At a meeting on Friday, Uddhav had reviewed various services and infrastructure projects of the BMC, included taking up work on the “missing links” in the city that have been neglected till now.

Revamp of BMC’s ENT hospital nears completion

December 26, 2019 9:26 am

Over a century old structure was built using Gothic, Neo-classical styles

Maharashtra: Congress, NCP begin talks for power sharing in BMC

November 28, 2019 7:09 am

Currently, Asia’s richest municipal corporation is ruled by the Shiv Sena and all important posts, from Mayor to Standing Committee chairman, are held by Shiv Sena corporators. The Shiv Sena is the single largest party in the BMC with 94 corporators.

Mumbai: BMC to beautify Mahim beach, work to be done within next six months

November 26, 2019 4:01 am

Officials from the civic body said the Mahim beach (Retibundar) area was in poor shape since it was either encroached upon or had become an illegal dump for debris.

BMC completes 20% work on heritage project in Fort area, likely to be ready by March 2020

November 21, 2019 8:31 am

According to BMC officials, if everything goes as planned, the pilot project, which started in April, may be completed by March 2020 and the iconic Fort area will gets its “heritage look”.

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

November 17, 2019 9:48 am

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

November 15, 2019 2:06 am

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.


With plea and protests, Save Aarey campaign gathers momentum

September 11, 2019 7:10 am

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

February 04, 2016 11:44 am

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

November 05, 2014 3:05 pm

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.


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

February 24, 2016 3:34 pm

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.