The first cleantech sanitation facility is expected to be utilised by those visiting the 3.7-km-long Marine Drive promenade. The facility will reduce water consumption by 90 per cent by using only 0.8 litres per flush compared to 7-8 litres used in a traditional toilet.
Meanwhile, the Smart Commute Foundation, a cycling advocacy group, launched a cycling plan for Mumbai on Friday evenings. The foundation emphasised on road designs for all kinds of users, not only for automobiles.
The petition has challenged the decision of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and a High Court-appointed committee that had denied permission for the construction of a floating hotel earlier last year.
According to the record available with the general administration department, the area is 1,200 sq ft in the first allotment letter of May 21, 1989, and 1,482 sq ft in the second allotment letter of October 21, 1995.