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NGO questions 84% drop in number of underweight children in BMC schools

The NGO’s data compiled through Right to Information (RTI) shows cases of underweight children have dipped drastically by 84 per cent from 73,112 children in 2016-17 to 11,720 in 2017-18.

Praja Foundation gets BMC notice for 'misinterpreting' facts

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued a notice to NGO Praja Foundation for "misinterpreting" facts in its latest health report, in which it claimed that dengue cases have seen a massive rise of 265 per cent in Mumbai in the last five years.


‘Overall conviction rate in 2014 at record 49%’

Police officers said that the absence of witnesses or improper depositions by them have been affecting the conviction rate in the past.

Newly elected mayor ranked 1 in NGO’s report card

A survey of 22,580 citizens was conducted by Hansa Research to judge public perception of councillors' work.

Focus on drop-out rates, Rs 2,660 crore set aside

The dropout rate, according to the paper, has gone up from six (out of 100 students) in 2008-09 to nine in 2012-13.

'Corporators' rank better,performance dips'

Women councillors not far behind their male counterparts,says Praja Foundation’s analysis for the past year


Former clerk at BMC ranks first among NGO's list of corporators

A former clerk at BMC,Worlikar has been ranked one among 227 BMC corporators in a survey conducted by NGO Praja Foundation.

To check dropout rate,civic body likely to start anganwadis at its schools

To decrease the dropout rate in civic schools,BMC is likely to start anganwadis in its schools next year.

BJP's Yogesh Sagar 'best' MLA from Mumbai for 2nd year in a row

For the second year in a row,BJP’s Yogesh Sagar was ranked as the number one MLA out of the 32 MLAs (excluding four ministers) of Mumbai by NGO Praja Foundation

BMC picks holes in NGO Praja's report on TB

A day after NGO Praja foundation published figures on number of tuberculosis (TB) cases reported in the city