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  • Mumbai: BMC to construct 8 new swimming pools

    Mumbai: In order to encourage swimming among citizens and also provide cost-efficient service compared to private swimming classes, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to construct eight new swimming pools. The civic corporation has also allocated an annual budget provision of Rs 35 crore for this fiscal year 2018-19 for same. According to garden…

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  • Mumbai: BMC receives only 1,600 suggestions and objections on draft hawking pitches

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has received only 1,600 suggestion and objections on 85,895 draft hawking pitches from citizens, politicians, and other Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) in the last one and half month’s time. According to civic officials, citizens have not replied, though the civic corporation created much awareness about the listed hawking pitches, which…

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  • Mumbai: BMC expects to complete 460 roads repair work before the monsoons

    Mumbai: With three months remaining for the monsoons, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to speed up the roads repair work. There are total 463 project roads which require repair work and surfacing for all these roads will be taken up in summer on top priority, said a source from the roads department. Vinod Chithore,…

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  • Mumbai: BJP opposes Gymkhana for BMC officials at Mahalaxmi

    Mumbai: From BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation to the state level, Shiv Sena (SS) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are ready to pull down one another. Now it is the BJP Corporators opposing the Sena plans to reserve plot for constructing a gymkhana for BMC officials at Mahalaxmi. The BJP on Wednesday opposed the proposal to build…

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  • Mumbai: BMC to exhibit coastal road project

    Mumbai: Ahead of the investors’ summit to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Mumbai on February 18, 2018 at Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) ground at Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will also exhibit their ambitious coastal road project in the event. The idea behind introducing coastal road…

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  • Mumbai: Six MNS defectors to make entry along with Shiv Sena in BMC meet

    Mumbai: Almost after three months the six corporators who defected from Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) to join Shiv Sena in the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will make a grand entry with the ruling party on Thursday. They will remain present in the corporation meeting. As per Sena sources, the new corporators will make a grand…

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    Mumbai: BMC takes preventive steps in garbage lifting fraud

    Mumbai: To stop fraud in the city’s garbage lifting process, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has now decided to award the contract to only one contractor who will do everything. For example, the appointed contractor should have his own garbage compactor (vehicle) to collect the garbage, labourers to load and unload the waste till dumping…

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  • Mumbai: BMC demolishes 1,300 illegal toxic chimneys from Kalbadevi’s gold units

    Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis instructed the gold manufacturing units in Bhuleshwar and Zaveri Bazaar to demolish the illegal toxic chimneys of gold manufacturing units in January. The BMC claimed they immediately began to act on a war footing to demolish the polluting chimneys. However, local residents, who have been fighting against the toxic illegal…

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  • Mumbai: BMC to kick off Tansa pipeline cycle track at 3 separate pilot project locations

    Mumbai: The ambitious project of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) of Tansa pipeline cycle track pilot project is expected to be inaugurated soon at three different locations. According to a senior civic officer, the pilot project will be started between Mulund boundary to Mulund Chowki, which is of 1.3 kilometres (km), second location is of…

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  • Mumbai: BMC scraps pay and use toilets, invites union’s ire

    Mumbai: Civic chief Ajoy Mehta’s decision to scrap ‘pay and use’ toilets across Mumbai invites ire from public toilets association. The civic chief has scrapped the concept while presenting the fiscal year budget 2018-19 providing major relief to Mumbaikars from the loot. However, the public toilets operator association is unhappy with the civic corporation move…

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    Mumbai: BMC proposes expansion of plot which is embroiled in litigation

    Mumbai: The BMC, in its Budget, has proposed expansion of Veermata Jijabai Udyan and zoo, also popularly known as the Byculla zoo, on a seven acre plot received as an amenity from the Mafatlal Mill Compound. However, the said plot is still embroiled in litigation in the Bombay High Court and the verdict is awaited. Without…

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  • BMC Budget 2018: No more pay and use toilets in Mumbai, BMC to appoint contractual agencies

    Mumbai: After receiving much flak from citizens, associations, activist and politician that BMC appointed contractors fail to maintain the ‘pay and use toilets,’ the civic corporation has finally scrapped the concept across Mumbai. The BMC in the new budget for the fiscal year 2018-19 has decided to provide modern and upgraded facilities toilet facilities to…

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