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BMC: Policy on underground parking lots on open spaces gets nod

According to the proposal, now plots reserved for open spaces in Development Plan (DP) 2034 can be developed as underground parking lots (two basements) by private developers.

To create open spaces, BMC looks at unique redevelopment plan

The BMC is working on a concept called local area planning (LAP), under which “systematic redevelopment” will lead to creating more space for streets and open areas.


BJP corporator’s motion makes way, BMC to slap Rs 10,000 fine for feeding cattle in public

Matunga’s BJP corporator Nehal Shah had moved a notice of motion in the House, where she said feeding cows or calves had become a “business” and was “creating a nuisance” on the streets.

Mumbai: After failing to take off for 5 yrs, contractor gets year’s extension to finish 24-hr water supply project

Earlier, the BMC had started its pilot project of 24-hour water supply in Bandra but it did not go down well as residents had complained that there was no improvement in the supply.

Mumbai: Noted structural engineer questions BMC’s plans of bridge demolition

Structural architect Shirish Patel runs a company that designs, manages and inspects structural engineering projects and was instrumental in designing Mumbai’s first flyover the Kemps Corner Flyover.

To create more collective public space in Mumbai, BMC studying new models of redevelopment

Bimal Patel, an Ahmedabad-based architect made a presentation on Saturday last week to a gathering of architects, independent town planning experts and BMC chief Parveen Pardeshi, about a redevelopment model that could be implemented in the city to free up space over time.


Explained: Bombay HC scraps CRZ approval to coastal road project; what happens next

According to the BMC, the main purpose is to ease the congestion on the city's choked arterial roads. Mumbai sees massive traffic volumes especially during the morning and evening rush hours in both the north-south and south-north directions.

Officials worked round-the-clock to pump out over 13,000 mn litres of rainwater: BMC

According to the civic body, after the rains started at 12.49 am on Tuesday, the seven zonal deputy municipal commissioners and 24 ward officers were asked to be present in their areas to monitor the situation and take necessary action.

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

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.

Mumbai: BMC Twitter handle receives over 8,000 tweets

The BMC has become active on Twitter by responding to residents who are tagging it regarding civic problems.

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Make in India fire: BMC blames organisers of 'gross negligence'

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.