September 07, 2021 4:51 am
The government will spend around Rs 35 crore for the programme, which will be completed in three phases.
November 05, 2020 10:05 am
An official said, “There is no mention of payment to be made in installments in the CRZ clearance. BMC was supposed to deposit the money on or before the commencement of the project.”
February 12, 2020 1:45 am
During a night patrol on February 5, range forest officers (RFOs) had reportedly spotted a 10,000-litre capacity tanker dumping muck, debris and construction wastewater into a creek in Kanjurmarg.
February 03, 2020 6:51 am
Kalinje Ecotourism is a part of a community-based conservation initiative by Maharashtra’s Forest Department.
March 04, 2019 1:39 am
With mangroves under threat from infrastructure work and encroachments across the city, N Vasudevan, chief conservator of forests and joint president of the state mangrove committee, elaborates on the conservation efforts, community involvement and ushering a ‘blue-green revolution’ in the coastal belt of Maharashtra, in an interview with Sanjana Bhalerao.
September 18, 2018 2:08 am
The court said that a 50m buffer zone should be created around mangrove land in which no construction activity or dumping of debris should be permitted.
January 25, 2018 4:04 am
Guards from the Maharashtra Security Force have been deployed in the areas to prevent the encroachers from returning to the cleared patches.
October 09, 2017 3:11 am
The women, many of whom are graduates, have studied in the Marathi medium. They believe learning English will give their business a fresh boost.
January 16, 2016 3:15 am
The Bombay High Court has given its nod, subject to permissions required from the Ministry of Environment and Forests.
October 08, 2014 4:08 am
With mangrove cell having no jurisdiction until mangrove areas on government land are notified and transferred to the forest department.
April 22, 2021 10:15 am
Campaign #MakeArtforMumbaisMangroves highlights work by Svabhu Kohli, Afrah Shafiq, Nayan Shrimali and Vaishali Chudasama, Anjali Mehta, Mira Malhotra and Michelle Poonawalla amongst others
In pictures: Mumbai's first restaurant-on-wheels opens today