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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation BMC


Bombay HC seeks BMC, state govt response to plea claiming overcharging by private hospitals

May 20, 2020 10:33 pm

The court was hearing through video conferencing a PIL filed by Sarika Singh, a resident of Kurla, which claimed that private hospitals certifying patients as not affected by Covid-19 are not being accepted by the BMC and they are being asked to undergo tests again.

BMC mulls crowdfunding to provide ration to 20,000 families in Dharavi

May 05, 2020 7:49 pm

The move comes after the civic body observed that around 70 per cent of Dharavi's population is daily wage earners -- working in small-scale leather and packaging industries – and auto-rickshaw drivers among others.

Lottery process for admissions to BMC schools completed through Zoom app

April 30, 2020 10:40 pm

The lottery was conducted for only 38 seats per class, with two seats reserved for quota, which will be announced by the joint commissioner (Education).

BMC plans to add 4,000 quarantine beds with oxygen line across city

April 30, 2020 10:01 pm

In a meeting last week, the BMC briefed deans, superintendents and CEOs of all hospitals about the need to ramp up bed capacities.

Mumbai: Civic body’s conservancy workers not getting salaries

April 17, 2020 3:51 am

Labour union Kachara Vahtuk Shramik Sangh has demanded immediate release of their salaries.

Mumbai: BMC finalises contractors for open spaces, bidding below 40 per cent of estimate cost

January 21, 2020 2:52 am

BMC has finalised 24 contractors for 24 wards for maintaining open spaces, traffic islands and road divides for the next one year. The civic body will spend Rs 46.18 crore on the overall maintenance.

Quality Council of India report: In BMC schools, less focus on critical thinking in classes, more on course completion, bettering scores

January 19, 2020 3:33 am

Thirty schools from different municipal wards were selected for the study. These schools have classes I to X in four different mediums — English, Urdu, Hindi and Marathi.

Maharashtra: Committee to probe Wadia hospital dispute, CM directs Rs 46 cr to be paid in interim

January 15, 2020 3:49 am

On Tuesday, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray held a meeting with Nusli Wadia, chairman of the Wadia group which runs Nawrosjee Wadia Maternity Home and Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children.

BMC meeting: Road repair proposals worth Rs 370 crore cleared in 5 minutes

January 15, 2020 11:29 am

The committee on Tuesday approved 15 proposals of road repairs and reconstructions, valued at Rs 370 crore. The BJP corporators demanded a discussion since details of proposals worth Rs 250 crore were provided to them only on Monday night.

Wadia, BMC rift widens: Civic body alleges violations of contract terms by hospital

January 14, 2020 2:46 am

Wadia hospital denied these allegations, saying it had “complied with all terms” and demanded that the civic body must clear pending dues of Rs 105.8 crore for Bai Jerbai Hospital and Rs 31.4 crore for Nawrosjee Hospital so that it could run its departments.