manholes

Mumbai: Open drains, yawning manholes mock at Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation

Mumbai: Open drains, yawning manholes mock at Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation

Fatal mishaps in and around the twin-city, including the recent death of a toddler, who slipped into an open manhole in Goregaon, has fai...Read More

Watch your steps, Mumbai! BMC has fixed safety nets in less than 1% of manholes, claims report

Watch your steps, Mumbai! BMC has fixed safety nets in less than 1% of manholes, claims report

In 2017, after the death of Dr Deepak Amrapurkar who drowned in an open manhole, the BMC started fixing iron safety nets inside manholes.

BMC’s robot to clean up city nullahs

BMC’s robot to clean up city nullahs

Mumbai: After facing flak for its inefficient nullah-cleaning, the BMC has decided to take the tech way to ensure that taxpayer money doe...Read More

Not liable for pothole, nullah deaths: BMC

Not liable for pothole, nullah deaths: BMC

Mumbai: The BMC feels it is not liable for accidental deaths in potholes, manholes and open nullahs on city roads. This even though potho...Read More

Opening of manhole an offence in Mumbai

Opening of manhole an offence in Mumbai

Mumbai: The BMC seems to have learnt from its experiences and is in a mood to rectify all its mistakes. So, it has decided to book citize...Read More

Bombay High Court directs BMC to provide data on protective grilles installed under manholes

Bombay High Court directs BMC to provide data on protective grilles installed under manholes

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to file a fresh affidavit spelling out the...Read More

Mumbai: BMC puts only 900 protective nets out of one lakh manholes

Mumbai: BMC puts only 900 protective nets out of one lakh manholes

Mumbai: The BMC will not be fixing protective nets under manholes in the city suburbs – which are often left open – to prevent lethal mis...Read More

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