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Make in India Week: Major affordable housing project for Mumbai put on hold
Mon, Apr 25, 2016

SRA says MoU was to be signed with Canadian govt but there has been no word from the Canadian Pension Fund regarding the proposed investment.

Waterless Mumbai’s outskirts– Why did I get married here: Frustration in a parched town
Sun, Apr 24, 2016

The town’s population has ballooned six times to 4.5 lakh in under five years, without the commensurate growth in infrastructure.

Dharavi redevelopment project: Tender terms turn off developers, no bids
Thu, Apr 21, 2016

Last date to submit bids extended to May 5, officials say no terms, conditions to be changed.

MumbaiVotes tracks performance of corporators: MNS corporators’ attendance among lowest
Tue, Apr 19, 2016

As per information from MumbaiVotes, a non-profit volunteer-driven initiative to track performance of elected representatives, between March 2012 and March 2015, corporators from MNS are among those with the worst attendance in the BMc committee and house meetings.

Tourist spot: Matheran set to get facelift soon
Mon, Apr 18, 2016

The famous hill station of Matheran, about 83 kilometres from Mumbai, is likely to get a facelift soon with the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) having drawn up a multi-crore plan for the popular weekend getaway. As part of the plan, the unpaved mud road between Dasturi and Matheran will be improved with paver […]

BRICS cities conclave: Affordable housing — The Shanghai model
Sat, Apr 16, 2016

With India taking various steps to create an affordable housing segment, Shanghai’s experience could come handy in developing its own infrastructure here

Under conflict cloud, 2 more Maharashtra ministers, BJP’s Pankaja Munde and Sena’s Waikar give up pvt posts
Mon, Apr 11, 2016

BJP's Munde sent resignation letters dated March 23 to Aryaman Publicity and Supra Media, saying she will not be able to continue with her position as director in these firms with immediate effect.

BRICS cities’ conclave: Delegates to share knowledge, technology, expertise
Sat, Apr 09, 2016

The ‘BRICS Friendship Cities Conclave’, to be held from April 14 to 16, will focus on various issues of urban development such as urban transport, affordable housing, successful models of city governance among others.

MNS looks at Gudi Padwa to recreate 2009 magic
Thu, Apr 07, 2016

For the MNS rally in Shivaji Park to mark Gudi Padwa, the party is pulling out all stops to make a renewed pitch and recreate the 2009 high among its volunteers, and onlookers.

Dharavi Redevelopment Project: Maharashtra plans to increase sizes of free houses to be given to legal residents
Sun, Apr 03, 2016

The government has decided to give houses with a minimum carpet area of 405 square feet to chawl and building residents of Dharavi, as against the earlier 350 square foot, which is exactly what the government is offering slum dwellers.

After 6 years, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority goes to market with BKC plot
Thu, Mar 31, 2016

Agency’s last attempt to sell land at BKC in 2010 had failed to get a single bidder.

Devendra Fadnavis should set precedent by taking action: Former CMs
Mon, Mar 28, 2016

Ashok Chavan, Prithviraj Chavan say model code of conduct must be strengthened.

Under conflict cloud, PWD Minister Chandrakant Patil gives up pvt firm position
Fri, Mar 25, 2016

The Indian Express had on Tuesday reported that the BJP-led Maharashtra government has at least three Cabinet ministers and three ministers of state on boards of private companies.

As ministers, Cong and NCP leaders were on pvt firm boards: RoC records
Wed, Mar 23, 2016

The Indian Express had Tuesday reported that besides Vinod Tawde, the Devendra Fadnavis government has at least three cabinet ministers and three MoS who are directors with private companies, as per RoC records.

Health Minister heads eye hospital, MoS of Housing is on board of infrastructure firm
Tue, Mar 22, 2016

This includes two Shiv Sena ministers associated with private companies operating in the same sectors that fall within their portfolios.

MMRDA sanctions highest-ever budget in last seven years
Tue, Mar 22, 2016

The share for infrastructure projects is the largest — at least 60% for various works within the city.

Budget boost: Rs 400 cr a year to cities not picked for Smart Cities project
Sun, Mar 20, 2016

In January, the Union government selected Pune and Solapur from Maharashtra among the first 20 cities that would receive aid for being developed as ‘smart’ cities.

Maharashtra Budget: 2-wheelers to get dearer, extra tax on liquor, jewellery stays
Sat, Mar 19, 2016

State estimated to earn net additional revenue of `363 cr from various tax hikes proposed for 2016-17.

Maharashtra budget: Despite Make in Maharashtra push, modest Rs 2,650-cr outlay for industry
Sat, Mar 19, 2016

`600 cr for Shendra, Bidkin townships on DMIC; `1,000 crore for electricity at subsidised tariff to industries in Vidarbha and Marathwada.

Make in Maharashtra: Only 3% of approved industrial projects commissioned in 2 years
Fri, Mar 18, 2016

Of the total stated investments of the projects approved in fiscal 2014-15 and the seven months thenceforth (till October), less than 2 per cent (Rs 1,069 crore) has so far materialised.