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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation


Mumbai: Old Cadell Road to get facelift, BMC to beautify footpaths around tourist hotspots

December 03, 2019 12:18 pm

With various religious and tourist attractions such as Siddhivinayak Temple, Mahim Dargah, Chaitya Bhoomi, Shivaji Park in the area from Mahim to Dadar, the civic body is planning to make its footpaths more friendly for visitors.

Mumbai Tree Authority: Contractors yet to complete trimming trees, had already been paid

November 29, 2019 8:00 am

BMC officials said the plantation drive was facing problems due to lack of land. They also denied allegations of payments on bogus bills. “All contractors are paid only when they complete the work and it is verified by our junior tree officer,” an official added.

BMC’s solution to potholes: Spot one and win a prize if repairs take more than 24 hours

November 11, 2019 4:30 am

The conditions were that any reported pothole had to be 3 inches deep and at least 1 foot wide on a BMC constructed road.

BMC sends four corporators to Maharashtra Assembly

October 26, 2019 2:17 am

Among the winners were first-time corporator, BJP’s Parag Shah; Samajwadi Party’s Rais Shaikh, who is completing his second term as a corporator; Shiv Sena’s Ramesh Korgaonkar, a fourth-term corporator; and Dilip Lande, a third-time corporator.

Mumbai: BMC reveals revamp plan of CSMT traffic junction

October 23, 2019 10:36 am

The changes, which include creating zebra crossings, extending curbs, adding refuge islands, establishing dedicated parking spots, benches, planters and pavers, will be implemented on an experimental basis over the following days.

Maharashtra assembly polls: 11 sitting and former BMC corporators bag tickets

October 04, 2019 5:27 am

Till Thursday, political parties have in their lists of candidates included the names of six sitting and five former corporators. Friday is last day for filing nominations. In comparison, 14 sitting and ex-corporators had contested the 2014 Assembly polls, of whom five won.

Mysterious smell: BMC calls gas agencies, chemical units for meeting

September 21, 2019 8:07 am

Late Thursday, several complaints had poured in at BMC’s disaster control room, alleging that there was a gas leak in the suburbs. Even after 24 hours of the incident, the cause and source of the smell is yet to be ascertained.

Explained: How an MRI machine killed a man in Mumbai

September 19, 2019 9:56 pm

Bombay High Court has directed BMC to pay interim compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the family Rajesh Maru, who was killed after he was sucked into an MRI machine at BYL Nair Hospital in January 2018.

Rs 113-Cr contract to install railings, bollards: BMC to probe allegations of malpractices

September 04, 2019 1:43 am

Many prospective bidders had complained that the civic body had added a clause to favour certain contractors. Their main contention was the condition that required them to submit a specific design sample of railings and bollards even before the opening of tender documents submitted by prospective bidders.

Mumbai: BMC urged once again to rethink plan to raze, rebuild 10 bridges

August 27, 2019 10:00 am

On August 26, Patel wrote to the bridges department, asking it to take a cue from the recently opened Juhu-Tara Road bridge. Earlier, on July 26, Patel had written to the civic commissioner, saying the plan was “fundamentally misconceived”.


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.