According to BMC officials, after a series of meetings with experts from IIT-Mumbai and civic engineers, it has been decided to appoint a new contractor who will bring in a new TBM to complete the remaining tunneling works
Deep under the city, work is on on an ambitious infrastructure project that is set to change the face of the Mumbai coast — a 10-km stretch of the Coastal Road, which, with its undersea tunnel and road built on reclaimed land, is expected to help cut down on travel time in one of the most congested cities in the world.
“On the evening of January 25, when he saw the two girls playing, he approached them and took them to a secluded location in the building. He then started to touch them inappropriately,” the officer added.
While BMC has claimed that the decline in revenues was due to decisions taken to combat the pandemic and provide relief to the affected sectors, it has also hinted that government agencies, like the Maharashtra Housing & Area Development Authority (MHADA), are eating into its revenue stream.
Mumbai’s biodiversity panel -- that got its final approval on December 1 in the BMC general body meeting -- in its first meeting discussed various issues like preventive measures for pollution of rivers, sea and to protect water bodies in the city.
As a Bal Thackeray statue, the first of the late political leader in Mumbai, comes up on the island on Saturday, it has suddenly come to notice that 'Spark' has gone missing again — and may have been missing for months now.
According to civic officials, the committee will collect data of the exact number of water bodies in the city and a conservation plan will be prepared. Several lakes in the city are facing pollution and threat to aquatic life since years as sewage water and waste are directly dumped into them.
Demands seeking the re-organisation of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation under two municipal commissioners to run the country’s richest but unwieldy civic body find increasing resonance as it heads to polls next year.
Inaugurating the vaccination programme at the jumbo Coivd-19 Centre at the Bandra Kurla Complex, Thackeray recalled the days when the centre was filled with patients, and praised the efforts of frontline doctors, nurses and other frontline staff.
These stations are being set up under the Centre’s National Clean Air Program, which was launched by the Union Environment Ministry in 2019. The programme aims to reduce the pollution levels across the country to less than 20% in the next five years.
On December 1, during the General Body meeting, Mayor Kishori Pednekar gave the formal approval to the constitution of the committee and announced names of five environmentalist and experts who will be among the 23 members.
qbal Singh Chahal's move came after the BMC, along with the police, raided some night clubs last week. The clubs were found operating at full capacity till late night violating social distancing norms.