According to a recent UN report, India is projected to overtake China as the world's most populous country around 2027. The largest increase in population between 2019 and 2050 is estimated to take place in India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Egypt and USA.
PMC Chief Engineer V G Kulkarni said the civic body will develop a groundwater park in the available amenity spaces in the city so as to guide residents on the implementation of various models of rainwater harvesting.
The PMC land estate department also has been asked to strictly and regularly recover the amount on leased civic properties. The department has been told to provide details on vacant civic properties or land that can be developed for constructing structures for leasing out.