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  • Mumbai metro bhawan construction: MMRDA plans to take over Minister Waikar’s controversial Aarey gym

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) plans to take over Minister of State, Housing Ravindra Waikar’s controversial Aarey gym for the proposed Metro Bhawan construction.  Moreover, the authority plans to construct a new gym nearby which can be used by everyone along with their own MMRDA officials. A senior MMRDA official confirmed and stated that Waikar has given a consent to take over the gym, however, a detailed presentation about

  • Ambedkar memorial: MMRDA plans bhoomi pujan on December 6

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), the special planning authority appointed by the state government for the construction of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar memorial on Indu Mills land has set a target to complete the shore piling and excavation work by November end.

  • Mumbai: NCP wants MMRDA to take over Monorail Phase-II ops

    Mumbai: A delegation of leaders led by Sachin Ahir, Mumbai, president of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), asked RA Rajeev, the additional commissioner of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), to take over the monorail Phase II (Wadala to Jacob Circle) operations, just as they did for the Mumbai Metro.

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    Mumbai: Mankhurd slum-dwellers protest Metro carshed project at Mandale

    Mumbai: The slum-dwellers of Mankhurd Maharashtra Nagar staged a protest on Monday against the proposed Mumbai Metro carshed at Mandale. This depot will cater to Metro 2A (Dahisar to DN Nagar), Metro 2B (DN Nagar, Mandale), Metro 7 (Andheri east to Dahisar east). Since they are going to be affected by the project, they have demanded jobs and alternative accommodation. The protest was led by Rahul Shewale, the local Shiv Sena Member

  • Monorail unused land to house a commercial hub

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has decided to develop the Mumbai Monorail Wadala car shed land for commercial use. A senior MMRDA officer, on condition of confidentiality, revealed that the depot land would be developed on the lines of the Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC).

  • Mumbai: Aarey tribals silently suffer, even as green activists & development lock horns

    Mumbai: In the battle between environmentalists and development authorities, the tribals of Aarey Milk Colony suffer in solitude.  While environment lovers fight against all odds to save and balance the ecosystem in a concrete jungle of Mumbai, and while the development authorities carry out rampant urbanisation in the name of progress, tribals are fast losing their home and hearth.  Since last week, the green lung and its adversities have been in the

  • MMRDA to Bombay High Court: Have taken all nods for Metro 2 B

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on Thursday told the Bombay High Court, as it was a ‘special authority’ under the Metro Railways Act, it was out of the ambit of several laws. Despite this being the case, it has obtained permissions from several authorities for the construction of the Metro 2B line, connecting Andheri to Mankhurd. A division bench of Acting Chief Justice Naresh Patil and Justice Girish Kulkarni

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    Mumbai: MMRDA to bring in new, better signages on Highway, BKC

    Mumbai: To direct motorists better, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has decided to have new signages and lane markings on the Western Express Highway (WEH) and Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC). It also plans to make the junctions on WEH signal free by making modifications in the expressway design.

  • Mumbai: Kanjurmarg dumping yard faces power shortage

    Mumbai: The waste composting process at the Kanjurmarg dumping ground, where 3,250 metric tonnes of waste is dumped every day, is now facing a hurdle. According to an information, the contractor, Antony Lara Enviro Solution, was supposed to compost 1,000 tonnes of waste per day. However, due to the non-availability of electric supply to operate the composting machines continuously, only 250 tonnes of waste processing is being carried out.

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    Push overground Metro 2B line underground, demand residents

    Mumbai: The Metro 2B line, which will connect Andheri to Mankhurd via Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC), cannot be constructed underground like the Metro III line due to ‘threat perceptions,’ the Bombay High Court was informed by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on Wednesday. It was seeking permission from the court to go ahead with construction work.

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    Mumbai: Malabar Hill bungalow is out-of-bounds for Mayor

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) cannot guarantee the Malabar Hill bungalow of Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) additional commissioner as a replacement to the existing Mayor’s residence.

  • To decongest SoBo, MMRDA plans to develop Wadala Truck Terminal

    Mumbai : The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority(MMRDA) has planned to develop the Wadala Truck Terminal to decongest South Mumbai by shifting the existing transport companies’ offices and godowns, currently located at the B and C wards in South Mumbai, causing traffic congestion. The truck terminal being developed by the MMRDA at Wadala will have, for the first time, a centralized facility for the transport of goods by road.

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    Mumbai: CM Devendra Fadnavis vows to complete all Metro works in 3 years

    Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday assured to complete the construction of all the proposed metro corridors in the next three years and thereby help enable commuters to travel anywhere in the city within a span of one hour. This statement was made by Fadnavis at the function conducted by Mumbai MetropolitanRegion Development Authority (MMRDA). On Monday, Fadnavis inaugurated Rail Over Bridge, flyover and elevated road at several places in the

  • Soon, a freeway from Airoli to Kalyan

    Mumbai : The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has proposed to construct a freeway from Airoli (near Thane) to Katai Naka (near Kalyan). This freeway is set to benefit commuters coming from Mumbai and heading to Kalyan and Badlapur industrial estate.

  • MBMC spends `100 cr on road repairs only ‘cosmetic’ in nature

    Bhayandar : At a time when the cash strapped Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC)  is staring at the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for funds amounting Rs 100 crore for the construction of concrete roads, a startling revelation  has come to light.

  • Has fire destroyed 12L BMC files kept at Mahape storage centre?

    Mumbai : The Samajwadi Party (SP) corporator Rais Shaikh raised a point of order in the standing committee of the civic body on Saturday seeking clarification on whether the files kept in the Mahape storage centre, Navi Mumbai, had been destroyed in a fire.

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