May 03, 2022 10:10 am
In February, the civic body had scrapped the tenders following a controversy over the high bidding price from the contractors and the Opposition's allegation of cartelisation. Contractors had quoted 30% to 70% above the BMC estimates of six STPs. It was the fourth time in the last few years when the tender for MSDP-II had to be cancelled.
October 02, 2021 1:05 am
In August, the Supreme Court had slammed the BMC over delay in setting up STPs and directed it to comply with NGT order on upgrading sewage treatment facilities.
February 25, 2019 5:37 am
Over the last 10 years, implementation of the Mumbai Sewage Disposal Project-II has virtually come to a standstill. Amid this, the NGT has stayed an MoEF notification on norms for STPs, which is likely to further delay BMC’s plan to modernise these plants.
September 15, 2014 1:32 am
The three-acre plot identified for the project next to the current sewage plant at Bandra Reclamation is being used by the MSRDC
March 28, 2011 3:28 am
Emphesising the need for a bigger and better sewage disposal system for the city,the BMC has refused to budge from its decision to expand the Love Grove sewage pumping station in Worli that is being opposed by slumdwellers who would have to be relocated for the work.
February 16, 2011 4:43 am
To Improve sanitation facilities in the city,the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is conducting a survey of spots/areas that require public toilets.