Monday, Oct 03, 2022

Iqbal Singh Chahal


Newsmaker | Iqbal Singh Chahal: Lauded for Mumbai's Covid fightback, BMC head now empanelled as Secretary

May 31, 2022 8:27 pm

Iqbal Singh Chahal is the subject of a book, Covid Warrior, authored by Minhaz Merchant, that describes how he helmed the fight against Covid.

BJP, Congress question increase in project cost, Chahal denies any wrongdoing

May 06, 2022 1:21 am

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court had permitted the BMC to award contracts to lowest bidders for seven sewage treatment plants (STPs).

Maharashtra: Complete all work on debris and silt removal by May 31, Uddhav tells agencies

April 07, 2022 8:11 am

Uddhav Thackeray, who held a meeting with representatives of various agencies, including BMC, Mumbai Metro, MMRDA and MHADA, directed all to complete work on debris and silt removal by May 31 to prevent waterlogging.

Mumbai: BMC commissioner directs civic officials to ‘mosquito-proof’ city

March 22, 2022 4:21 pm

Notably, in 2020, Mumbai’s malaria case tally crossed 11,000, up from 8,868 cases in 2019. The cases surged due to uncontrolled breeding of anopheles mosquitoes in open spaces, BMC had stated.

Bombay HC dismisses PIL against BMC delimitation notification, puts Rs 25,000 cost on each of two petitioners

February 21, 2022 3:20 pm

The division bench of Justice AA Sayed and Justice Abhay Ahuja also imposed a cost of Rs 25,000 each on the two petitioners – Nitesh Rajhans Singh of the BJP and Sagar Kantilal Devre of the MNS (Maharashtra Navnirman Sena).

‘Revision of capital value will hike property tax, illegal buildings to pay double’

February 04, 2022 1:44 am

SANJANA BHALERAO speaks to Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal on how BMC plans to support the major infrastructure push that the 2022-23 budget is looking forward to.

IS Chahal reviews health infra, calls for implementation of measures

December 28, 2021 12:23 am

Chahal asked officials to update the list of beds acquired from the private hospitals and occupancy of jumbo Covid centres and to intensify punitive action against those not wearing masks in public.

Fill all potholes within three weeks, BMC chief orders

September 29, 2021 7:36 am

Iqbal Singh Chahal has ordered assistant municipal commissioners and road engineers of wards to conduct daily morning visits to identify potholes in their areas.

Nobody should enter or exit sealed buildings, says Iqbal Singh Chahal

August 31, 2021 8:31 am

The slight increase in daily cases in Mumbai is being attributed to the recent relaxation of curbs in the city, officials said.

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.