At present, MHADA does the infrastructure improvement itself or pays the BMC to do the work. The BMC has, however, been told that it should plan the infrastructure keeping in mind future requirements of these colonies when they get redeveloped.
Operations at the international airport have been affected on various occasions due to water accumulation on the runway after heavy rainfall. The Mumbai International Airport Limited had repeatedly asked the state government for a solution to this issue.
“The proposal is part of a pilot project through which we are planning to send vaccines and emergency medicines to remote areas. We will use the services of an agency, which has shown interest,” said Dr S Suryawanshi, the district health officer.
Narayan Rane, recently inducted into the Union Cabinet, is planning a massive rally from Mumbai to his hometown in Sindhudurg in the third week of August with many stops en route, in what appears to be an effort by the former Shiv Sainik to mobilise his followers ahead of the Mumbai civic elections.
Additional Commissioner (Projects) of BMC P Velarasu said that the total length of the stretch will be 3.59 km and the width will be six metres, including 1.75 metres of a walkway with 2.5 metres of cycle track in between and another 1.75 metres of cycle track on the other side.
Thackeray's decision to allocate his first Local Area Development (LAD) Fund to Shivaji Park -- one of the largest open spaces in Mumbai spread over 22.7 acres -- speaks to Shiv Sena’s special relationship with the park.
The genome sequencing facility was suggested by the state task force for tackling the Covid-19 pandemic. Another project – Spinraza therapy for spinal muscular atrophy in children will also be started.