Free Press Journal
  • mumbai, bmc, zaveri bazaar, illegal toxic chimney in zaveri bazaar, removal of illegal chimneys, mumbai news, bhuleshwar

    Mumbai: BMC’s bid to remove illegal toxic chimneys in Zaveri Bazaar fails

    Mumbai: The Bhuleshwar civic ward of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has outsourced the work to remove illegal toxic chimneys standing tall at dangerous spots in Zaveri Bazaar. However, even after hiring workers the illegal chimneys continue to exist. Assistant Commissioner Jivak Gegadmal remarked that the BMC has hired workers because civic workers are not…

    Continue Reading ...
  • Mumbai: Worli promenade to be beautified with new palm trees

    Mumbai: The Worli civic ward of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has planted total 66 tall palm trees on the Worli promenade to beautify the entire stretch with green cover. According to Amol Vasaikar one of the civic official of the ward various residents and also the Advance Locality Management people approached them to plant uniform…

    Continue Reading ...
  • Mumbai: All 500 law candidates fail BMC’s entrance exam

    Mumbai: The legal department of the BMC has been facing an acute staff crunch for the last few years and to fill the 16 vacant posts, entrance exams were held recently. Interestingly, all the 500 candidates who appeared for the entrance exams in September 2017 failed to  get the required pass  percentage. The BMC is…

    Continue Reading ...
  • mumbai, mumbai fire brigade, MFB, RTI, RTI activists, Anil Galgali, Kamala Mills Compound

    Mumbai: City fire brigade to get robot to tackle life-threatening situations

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Fire Brigade (MFB) soon to procure remote controlled robot to help them during life-threatening situation. According to officers, global tenders have been floated in April and bidders have been asked to participate uptill May 2018. “The places which are not accessible there this robots will be operated. Also, initially on trial basis…

    Continue Reading ...
  • mumbai, mumbai fire brigade, hi-tech control room, byculla, emergency situation, main control room

    Mumbai Fire Brigade to soon have hi-tech control room

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Fire Brigade (MFB) main control room at Byculla headquarter’s would soon turn hi tech. It will have integrated technology which will record the exact location and response time during the emergency situation. Also, the 254 fire engines along with all officers vehicle, and other to have Vehicle Tracking System (VTS). According to…

    Continue Reading ...
  • mumbai, bmc, andheri station, andheri station subway, andheri station subway entry point, andheri west civic ward

    Mumbai: BMC plans to extend Andheri Station subway

    Mumbai: The Andheri west subway is serving no purpose as majority of the people cross the SV road instead of taking the subway. Therefore, the Andheri west civic ward has given a proposal to bridges department to extend the existing subway up to the railway station entry point. Prashant Gaikwad, the Assistant Commissioner of the…

    Continue Reading ...
  • Bandra Reclamation societies turn green and do their bit for waste management

    Mumbai: One of suburban Mumbai’s posh areas — ‘Bandra Reclamation’ — will be proud for their effort towards waste management. Bravo, the Non Government Organisation (NGO) played key role for the success because at present maximum residential housing societies over there have started composting their waste. They have provided composting pits to start the initiative…

    Continue Reading ...
  • Mumbai: Metro pillar working as an obstacle to new Dahisar fire station

    Mumbai: The much-awaited fire station at Kandarpada Dahisar west though ready but cannot be commissioned due to the ongoing Mumbai Metro line 2A project. One of the pillars (Dahisar-Bandra-Mankhurd line) is coming in front of the entrance gate of the fire station, thereby obstructing the mobility of the fire engines. In case of emergency or…

    Continue Reading ...
  • Mumbai, JVLR Extension, Jogeshwari Vikroli Link Road, JVLR, BMC, 700 slum structures, Andheri Lokhandwala, WEH,

    Mumbai JVLR extension: BMC needs to clear 700 slum structures before work starts

    Mumbai: To reduce travel time from Andheri Lokhandwala and Oshiwara to Western Express Highway (WEH) from 40 minutes to merely 10 minutes civic body has proposed to extend Jogeshwari Vikroli Link Road (JVLR). However, before starting the road extension work major hurdle is before the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC, it has to first remove around…

    Continue Reading ...
  • Mumbai: BMC brings down water wastage by a mere 5 percent in last 5 years

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has managed to bring down the quantity of Non-Revenue Water (NRW) that is lost either in leakages or through illegal connections, by merely five percent in last five years time span. Earlier, Mumbai had 27 percent NRW rate as per the official record of the civic body Hydraulic Department…

    Continue Reading ...
  • Mumbai Plastic ban: BMC officers will be seen in dress code to stop corrupt practices while imposing fines

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has geared up to make Mumbai free from plastic bag usage. For one month people won’t be fined if found using plastic bags and thermocol. However, after one month BMC officers will be seen in dress code at various places. “To stop corrupt practises while imposing fines the on-ground…

    Continue Reading ...