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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation


Mumbai: Lab technician tests positive, Dharavi at five cases

April 06, 2020 1:47 am

The BMC identified five high-risk contacts of the patient and 179 low-risk contacts, who were advised home quarantine. The civic body disinfected the building and sealed it, taking the total number of buildings sealed at G North ward to five.

Ramping beds to tests, BMC scripts COVID-19 fightback

April 05, 2020 1:54 am

With Mumbai recording 330 positive cases nearly two weeks into the national lockdown, the Corporation has deployed 200 teams with over 3,100 staff for door-to-door tracking.

Mumbai Civic body to use GPS data to map corona high-risk zones

March 31, 2020 4:55 am

On Monday, Mumbai Police sealed the densely populated Worli-Koliwada area after eight persons tested positive for the virus, restricting entry and exit of citizens

COronavirus outbreak: Two days after woman tests positive, BMC yet to trace contact source

March 31, 2020 4:35 am

A human resource professional, officials said, the woman had no travel history abroad or known contact with an infected patient.

BMC urges people to segregate medical waste to reduce risk of infection

March 25, 2020 12:33 am

“We are asking citizens to segregate and give masks in a separate garbage bags to the waste collector. The bio medical waste is being taken to the civic body's processing facility at Deonar,” said Ashok Khaire, deputy municipal commissioner, solid waste management department.

Mumbai: BMC extends home tests to residents suffering from pneumonia, cold

March 24, 2020 11:50 pm

An individual seeking to undergo the test will have to produce a prescription for the same from a local dispensary or a private doctor.

Gargai dam project: BMC to appoint management consultant

March 17, 2020 1:38 am

BMC will have to shell out Rs 3,105 crore to execute the Gargai dam project. The cost includes construction, forest and private land acquisition, consultancy fees, rehabilitation of project affected persons and detail engineering fees.

BMC meet to discuss waste-to-energy plant at Deonar dumping ground

March 17, 2020 1:16 am

The proposal is set to see a political fight as the BJP, which had supported it initially, changed its stand and opposed the move alleging that awarding the contract to second-lowest bidder will put a financial burden on the public exchequer.

BMC attaches more than 3,500 properties over pending taxes

March 08, 2020 2:30 am

In the last one month, the BMC has intensified its drive against property tax defaulters. The move came after collection of property tax — the civic body’s biggest source of revenue — started falling.

Mumbai: After HC rap, BMC proposes not leasing welfare centres for political, religious functions

March 08, 2020 2:28 am

In the new policy tabled in the group leaders’ meeting, the civic administration proposed that welfare centres will be given on lease only after a tendering process.


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.