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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation


BMC clears proposals worth Rs 569 crore to clean up Mithi river

November 27, 2020 11:33 am

The Shiv Sena-led BMC Standing Committee on Wednesday cleared four proposals related to the project.

Mumbai: TBM stuck in tunnel for over a year in Powai, water project stalled

November 26, 2020 2:07 pm

The BMC is constructing a 6.6-km water supply tunnel from Veravali to Ghatkopar to improve Mumbai's old supply network, in order to prevent water theft and provide relief to residents dealing with low pressure water supply.

Standing committee directs BMC to start repair work

November 19, 2020 11:25 am

The administration said that Rs 29 crore has been allocated for Chaitanyabhumi's repair and reconstruction (including repair of boundary wall and beautification of crematoriums). However, the Covid-19 pandemic has affected all work.

BMC begins testing hawkers, shopowners & bus drivers

November 18, 2020 11:31 am

Various mathematical prediction models and experts have indicated a possible second wave after Diwali.

Not paid salary during lockdown: HC Diwali relief for BMC’s visually impaired employees

November 07, 2020 10:12 am

After taking instructions from the BMC commissioner, its counsel informed the court that the civic body would pay the employees concerned a sum of Rs 15,000 before Diwali and rest of the arrears will be paid with December salary.

Gas leak complaints in Mumbai: Civic body to deploy air analyser balloons to trace source

October 31, 2020 9:14 am

The civic body has proposed to purchase three devices, one each for the island city, western and eastern suburbs, to analyse the air when there are complaints of foul smell or gas leak.

Flooding due to Mithi River: BMC plans floodgates at mouth of Mahim Causeway

October 27, 2020 7:27 am

According to officials, the idea is to prevent entry of seawater into the Mithi River during high tide by construction of a dam or floodgates with pumping arrangements at the outfall locations.

Praja Foundation’s report card: Overall performance of BMC corporators dips to 55.7% in 2019-20

October 21, 2020 12:37 pm

The report judges the corporators’ performance in the BMC every financial year. This year's report was from April 2019 to March 2020, before the Covid19-related restrictions shut down the corporation's political activities.

Mumbai: One week on, civic body probe into Apex Hospital fire yet to begin

October 20, 2020 8:46 am

The fire broke out in a generator set at Apex Hospital on October 12 evening, the day Mumbai faced a massive power outage. Two patients had died within hours of being transferred from the Apex Hospital.

Civic body, Mumbai Police to fine those not wearing masks in public

October 14, 2020 12:49 pm

In a review meeting Tuesday, Municipal Commissioner I S Chahal asked civic officials to initiate a joint action with the Mumbai Police and intensify the campaign in the 24 wards, against those not wearing masks.


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.