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MMRDA’s invitation controversy postpones foundation stone-laying ceremony for statue at Ambedkar memorial
Sat, Sep 19, 2020

While Prakash Ambedkar, grandson of Babasaheb Ambedkar, was not invited, his brother Anandraj was sent an invitation around 11.30 am on Friday.

MHADA to set up museum to conserve century-old heritage of BDD chawls
Thu, Sep 17, 2020

In 2017, the state government had awarded construction firms Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and Shapoorji Pallonji the contracts to undertake the redevelopment of the chawls at Naigaon and NM Joshi, respectively

MMRDA nod to two proposals to connect Aarey, Poisar Metro stations and commercial hubs
Thu, Sep 17, 2020

To provide direct connectivity to private commercial hubs, MMRDA had proposed a plan in January and made a policy that any private property can have direct connectivity with Metro stations. The cost of the FOBs will be borne by the private entity.

Maharashtra: MHADA to revamp transit camps
Wed, Sep 16, 2020

While transit camps are used as temporary accommodation for tenants of dilapidated cessed buildings, in many cases, they are themselves in a dilapidated condition.

Mumbai: BMC notice to MMRCL on cleaning drains
Wed, Sep 16, 2020

Following a complaint filed by Nicolas Almeda, a former corporator, the civic body investigated the matter and first sent a notice to MMRCL on February 8.

NHSRCL floats tender for survey of Mumbai-Nagpur high-speed corridor
Wed, Sep 09, 2020

The tender is for carrying out “survey, identification of overhead, overground, underground utilities, and identification of power sourcing options for substations” along the proposed Mumbai-Nasik-Nagpur High-Speed Rail Corridor.

Mumbai: MMRDA, MSRDC swap construction of Virar-Alibaug corridor, twin tunnel projects
Wed, Sep 09, 2020

At a meeting on August 19, the MSRDC signed a deal with the MMRDA to take over the construction of the 16-lane Virar-Alibaug multimodal corridor, officials said.

Thane malls reopen, civic body to conduct antigen tests on visitors
Fri, Sep 04, 2020

While malls were allowed to reopen across the state by the government from August 5, the Thane civic body had continued to keep their shutters down in view of the increasing coronavirus cases in the area.

Work on Mumbai Metro lines 2A, 7 delayed, likely to start operation by Jan 2022
Fri, Sep 04, 2020

Sources from MMRDA said the car shed for these two lines were planned in Dahisar and Charkop. In Charkop, a 16-hectare plot was reserved for the Metro line 2A car shed, while the car depot for Metro line 7 was planned in Dahisar

‘No funds issue right now’: MMRDA says will dig into fixed deposits if situation gets worse
Fri, Sep 04, 2020

The MMRDA is currently undertaking infrastructure projects with a cumulative value of Rs 70,000 crore, including 331 km of Metro rail network and a Rs 23,000 crore mid-sea Mumbai Transharbour Link Corridor.

Mumbai: ‘Equal Street’ in Bandra Kurla Complex from October 2
Tue, Sep 01, 2020

An MMRDA official said during the lockdown, banks and other government offices in BKC were open, but it was noticed that employees had taken to cycling down or walking to their workplaces.

Mumbai Metro Line 3 faces delay, cost escalation as state examines alternate car shed sites
Sun, Aug 30, 2020

At a review meeting on Friday, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray asked Mumbai Metro and MMRDA officials to examine whether the proposed Metro car shed in Aarey Colony can be shifted to Kanjurmarg or Pahadi-Goregaon.

Mumbai Eye may be shifted from Bandra reclamation
Sun, Aug 30, 2020

During the pre-bid meeting on February 15, at least 16 representatives, however, had raised serious concerns about the plot and said the reclamation site was not suitable for the project.

Tallest in country MMRDA to deploy 29.5-m tall straddle carrier to launch girders on Metro 6
Sat, Aug 29, 2020

Currently, the tallest Metro corridor is the Metro line 4 in Delhi near Haiderpur, which is 28-metre tall from the ground level. It is followed by the Metro line in Bangalore, which is 23-metre tall from the ground, and Metro line 4 in Mumbai.

Dharavi redevelopment project to be delayed as govt plans to float new tender
Sat, Aug 29, 2020

On Friday, State Chief Secretary Sanjay Kumar confirmed the cancellation of the tender. “We have directed the Dharavi Redevelopment Project Authority to call for a fresh tender,” said Kumar.

Fifth-sixth line between Thane, Diva before next monsoon: CR
Fri, Aug 28, 2020

The fifth and sixth line between Thane and Diva will segregate express trains and local services on CR. In 2008, the Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation (MRVC) had started work on the fifth and sixth lines

Mumbai: Four dead, three hurt as portion of building caves in, lift at construction site collapses
Fri, Aug 28, 2020

Housing Minister Jitendra Ahwad, who visited the site, said, “Tomorrow a meeting will be held and immediate transit homes will be provided to people of the apartment. Strict action will be taken against the guilty.”

Thane Municipal Corporation seals three hospitals ‘running without fire NOC, waste management system’
Thu, Aug 27, 2020

The HC directions came on a PIL filed by RTI activist Sapan Shrivastava, after a fire at ESIC hospital killed 10 people.

Larsen & Toubro pulls out of BDD chawl redevelopment project
Wed, Aug 26, 2020

According to sources, Larsen & Toubro decided to leave the project owing to delays and cost escalation.

CSMT redevelopment: Station will be in hands of developer for 60 years
Tue, Aug 25, 2020

While commercial space of 2.5 lakh sq m is set to be generated after the revamp, the station will be in the hands of the developer for 60 years.

Thane: 17 private hospitals overcharged Covid patients by Rs 1.82 crore
Mon, Aug 24, 2020

An auditor said the 17 hospitals submitted 4,106 bills of Covid-19 patients. Of them, 3,347 have been scrutinised and at least 1,362 bills were found inflated. “The total excess amount is Rs 1.82 crore,” the auditor added.

Dharavi redevelopment project: Residents’ committee writes to CM, says do not call for re-tender
Mon, Jul 13, 2020

Spread over 2.4 sq km, Dharavi, which is home to over 60,000 families, is Asia’s largest slum. While the redevelopment has been on every political party’s agenda since 2004, it has failed to take off so far.

Now, a Covid hurdle in bullet train tracks
Thu, Jul 02, 2020

The Rs 1.1 lakh crore project, the Centre's flagship collaboration with Japan that Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had described as a “white elephant”, was announced jointly by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe in Tokyo in 2017.

MHADA to hold draw of lots for only 24 homes on Aug 24
Wed, Jul 01, 2020

A senior officer from the MHADA said at present, it did not have the desired housing stock to conduct a larger lottery. The Covid-19 pandemic brought to a halt the construction of houses houses supposed to be completed this year.

Mumbai: Monorail tender that saw only 2 Chinese bidders cancelled
Sat, Jun 20, 2020

A statement by MMRDA late Thursday said to enable participation of Indian companies, the eligibility criteria would be revised, giving chance to manufacturing facilities working in India for the last 10 years on similar projects.

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