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2nd sero survey in Mumbai shows fall in level of antibodies among slum dwellers

October 02, 2020 10:59 am

The first survey had found 57 per cent of people surveyed in slums and 16 per cent in non-slum areas having antibodies against the virus. The second survey found a rise in the level of antibodies in non-slums, but a fall in slums.

Step up testing, quarantining in slums: Centre to Maharashtra govt

April 23, 2020 12:29 pm

Concerned over the high infection rate and routine lockdown violations in Mumbai, the Home Ministry had earlier sent two separate IMCTs to Mumbai and Pune, authorising them to even give directions to the state authorities.

Mumbai Slum Redevelopment Authority CEO strips juniors’ powers

November 08, 2019 2:26 am

In orders issued on November 4 — a copy of which is with The Indian Express — Kapoor has withdrawn the power of SRA’s executive engineers to issue and revoke stop work notices to building projects.

Slums, cowsheds, public toilets polluting Mumbai’s rivers: report

June 23, 2019 2:31 am

The report by River March, an NGO that has been campaigning for the rejuvenation of Mumbai’s four rivers, was prepared over two weeks in May-June after teams of two members visited all three rivers to check for contamination.

Accessible toilets on list as girls from Mumbai slums release charter of demands

April 13, 2019 4:39 am

The Girls’ Charter of Demands, spearheaded by seven organisations under the banner of Adolescent Girls Learning Community, encourages girls to hold meetings with corporators, assembly representatives and government officials to discuss their demands.

Mumbai: Government to dole out more sops to slum developers

November 13, 2018 1:30 am

Sources said the fresh concessions for slum developers will be included in the notification regarding corrections to be made to the excluded part (EP) of Mumbai’s new development control regulations (DCR).

Mumbai's new development plan misses another deadline, more sops for slum projects

October 24, 2018 1:40 am

While the state government had sanctioned Mumbai’s new development plan (DP) on May 8, major modifications proposed in permissible floor space index (FSI) for various development and redevelopment schemes were sanctioned in the EP and approved on September 21.

Asia’s largest slum in Mumbai to make way for a new business district

October 18, 2018 7:28 am

State govt approves fresh plan for Rs 26,000-crore Dharavi redevelopment project, extends fiscal sops and indirect subsidies, including waiver of stamp duty.

Maharashtra govt nod to new plan to change face of Asia’s largest slum

October 17, 2018 12:11 pm

Mumbai’s new development plan, which has special regulations for Dharavi's redevelopment, has enhanced the overall buildable space that can be constructed in the project through revisions in certain regulations.

Mumbai: Real estate’s much sought after slum TDR now linked to land prices

September 27, 2018 1:51 am

The incentive scheme has been contentious from the start with developers exploiting it to build slum/PAP tenements in far-off suburbs where land prices are very low and then utilising the additional construction rights on plots in prime locations.