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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation BMC


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.

Mumbai: BMC to start door-to-door collection of hazardous domestic waste

August 26, 2019 2:15 am

The BMC will hire e-bikes that will go door to door to collect hazardous domestic waste. According to officials, the existing vehicles that collect waste have only three compartments each for wet, dry and electronic waste.

Noise pollution during Ganeshotsav: For the first time, dos and don’ts published for Ganpati mandals by BMC

August 27, 2019 11:01 am

The samiti published the guidelines after a meeting with Mumbai Police earlier this month. Police were concerned by flagrant violations of noise pollution regulations by mandals.

Mumbai civic body to go ahead with plan to raze and rebuild 10 dilapidated bridges

August 16, 2019 9:41 am

Last month, structural architect Shirish Patel had written a letter to the civic body stating that its plan to raze and rebuild the bridges was “fundamentally misconceived”.

Mumbai: To draft new garden policy, BMC invites suggestions from residents

August 03, 2019 10:32 am

There are over 1,068 gardens, playgrounds and recreation grounds that the BMC has acquired and is responsible for their maintenance. The civic body has, however, received flak for poor upkeep of these places.

Mumbai: BMC to demolish, rebuild 10 bridges

July 23, 2019 2:03 am

These bridges include Pipeline bridge in Hans Bhugara Marg at Santa Cruz East, bridge across Juhu-Tara Road near SNDT nullah, bridge at Gandhi Nagar, Kurar village, bridge across Oshiwara river, Jogeshwari west, and bridge near Laxmi Baug nullah near Ghatkopar BEST depot.