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Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport


Mumbai: BEST admin nod for hike in worker salaries

September 06, 2019 1:36 am

The administration signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Shiv Sena-backed union BEST Kamgar Sena and BMC. The MoU stated that employees are going get a pay hike from September and that a new wage agreement will be signed by November 20.

Mumbai: BMC releases first installment of Rs 200 crore aid for BEST

July 02, 2019 12:27 pm

On June 19, the standing committee of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) cleared a proposal of granting a financial aid of Rs 600 crore to the cash-strapped BEST.

BEST to buy power from state distribution company

June 11, 2018 5:25 am

While the discom is set to provide power between 7 am and 12 am, the undertaking is also set to buy 250 MW from Tata Power for supply between 9 am and 7pm. The undertaking records a base load of 300 MW throughout the day.

BMC statutory committees: Shiv Sena, BJP likely to exchange portfolios

March 18, 2016 1:46 am

Sena may get Education Committee portfolio, while BJP will get BEST Undertaking Committee, say civic leaders.

Mumbai: Museum preserves relics of city’s retired transport systems

February 28, 2016 1:49 am

The museum of Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) in Sion has over six two-way seats of old trams on display.

Chaos rules the city roads

May 28, 2014 12:01 am

In a city that sees over 50,000 cars added each year on its roads, even a 15-minute roadblock due to shortage of parking space can lead to huge traffic snarls.

BEST doles out free AC bus passes for corporators

February 12, 2014 4:08 am

BEST passed a motion Tuesday, allowing 227 corporators to travel free in AC buses.

The big battle for a way out

February 12, 2014 12:12 am

Exiting any major railway station in the city is a hellish experience.

No BEST fare hike, but BMC to set up Rs 100-crore fund

February 06, 2014 11:22 am

The fund, however, is valid only for the 2014-15 fiscal.

Audit all power companies or I will immolate myself: Sanjay Nirupam

January 25, 2014 2:56 pm

Mumbai was excluded from the recent government's decision of 20 per cent cut in power tariff charged to domestic consumers, industries and powerlooms.