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

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

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.


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

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

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

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.

Banned by the BMC, paver blocks being used to fix potholes: Residents

Till last week, the BMC had received complaints of more than 1,000 potholes on its MCGM 24×7 app. The civic body has claimed to have attended to more than 85 per cent of these complaints.


Drones to assist firefighting in Mumbai high-rises soon

The BMC had earlier tried to procure such drones, but were finding it difficult to get the specifications that they required. Officials said they are looking at drones which would provide assistance during search and rescue operations and firefighting.

No water cuts in Mumbai from today, BMC records 51% water stock in seven lakes

The BMC’s decision comes at a time when the city’s seven lakes have recorded a water stock of 7.43 lakh million litre, 51 per cent of their capacity with another two months of monsoon to go.

Mumbai minister urges BMC to lift water cut, body considering proposal

Sources said the BMC is considering withdrawing the water cut after receiving a letter from Sagar, and there will be an announcement about this by Friday.

Mumbai coastal road project: 500 crore spent so far; BMC stops work, gears up for legal battle

The civic body has stopped all activity after the High Court struck down environment clearances granted to the project. Following this, the BMC has decided to approach the Supreme Court to challenge the HC order.