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Mumbai: In run-up to civic polls, infra projects lined up for completion

May 30, 2021 6:15 pm

In the next few months, six big infrastructure projects including four being built by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) and two by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) are attaining completion and are likely to be thrown open for public use.

Govt re-employs R A Rajeev as MMRDA chief

March 03, 2021 2:55 am

Rajeev, a 1987-batch IAS officer, had attained the age of superannuation on Sunday. He has been heading the MMRDA as its metropolitan commissioner since May, 2018.

Court says can’t rule out MMRDA 'hand in glove' with corporates, political bigwigs to siphon funds

January 22, 2021 11:57 pm

The ED is probing allegations of Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) being cheated of Rs 175 crore by Topsgrup Services and Solutions Ltd, which provided security guards to the public urban planning authority.

Money laundering case: Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik ‘aide’ Amit Chandole planned to bribe MMRDA officials

January 14, 2021 4:09 am

Sources said the agency has found phone recordings of Chandole with M Sashidharan, former MD of Topsgrup, speaking of bribing MMRDA officials for releasing some pending payments and removing Topsgrup from the authority's blacklist.

MMRDA’s invitation controversy postpones foundation stone-laying ceremony for statue at Ambedkar memorial

September 19, 2020 10:48 am

While Prakash Ambedkar, grandson of Babasaheb Ambedkar, was not invited, his brother Anandraj was sent an invitation around 11.30 am on Friday.

MMRDA nod to two proposals to connect Aarey, Poisar Metro stations and commercial hubs

September 17, 2020 10:31 am

To provide direct connectivity to private commercial hubs, MMRDA had proposed a plan in January and made a policy that any private property can have direct connectivity with Metro stations. The cost of the FOBs will be borne by the private entity.

‘No funds issue right now’: MMRDA says will dig into fixed deposits if situation gets worse

September 04, 2020 10:22 am

The MMRDA is currently undertaking infrastructure projects with a cumulative value of Rs 70,000 crore, including 331 km of Metro rail network and a Rs 23,000 crore mid-sea Mumbai Transharbour Link Corridor.

Mumbai Eye may be shifted from Bandra reclamation

August 30, 2020 10:52 am

During the pre-bid meeting on February 15, at least 16 representatives, however, had raised serious concerns about the plot and said the reclamation site was not suitable for the project.

Tallest in country MMRDA to deploy 29.5-m tall straddle carrier to launch girders on Metro 6

August 29, 2020 1:01 am

Currently, the tallest Metro corridor is the Metro line 4 in Delhi near Haiderpur, which is 28-metre tall from the ground level. It is followed by the Metro line in Bangalore, which is 23-metre tall from the ground, and Metro line 4 in Mumbai.

MMRDA to plant 4,444 saplings: Bombay HC nod for felling 357 mangrove trees for Metro line-4

August 06, 2020 3:40 am

The total route length of the elevated Metro line-4 is 32.32 km with a total of 32 stations, out of which 1.2-km alignment at Bhakti Park is set to pass through CRZ-II area, as per sanctioned Coastal Zone Management Phase.