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Iqbal Singh Chahal


BMC chief awarded ‘Mumbai Ratna’

July 20, 2021 3:07 am

Mumbai Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal has been credited for being the architect of the internationally acclaimed ‘Mumbai Covid fight model’ that effectively controlled the spread of the pandemic in the city.

Iqbal Singh Chahal: If Mumbai has 6-7% positivity rate, why should we suffer a national lockdown? Decision should be left to states

May 10, 2021 7:50 am

Ward-level war rooms, dashboard for beds, consistent oxygen supply — Mumbai’s civic body put in place a slew of systems to bring down the Covid curve. Chahal, a 1989-batch IAS officer, has been at the centre of that process since he took charge as BMC Commissioner in May last year.