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BMC to launch communications unit for water issues

Citizens with water supply complaints will now find it easier to approach the BMC with their grievances.

18 Aug 2016 1:56 AM

Russia to give expertise for textile museum

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) project of constructing a textile museum at Kalachowkie has come one step closer to realisation, as the BMC recently signed a memorandum of understanding

16 Aug 2016 1:52 AM

City to get disaster response force

Acknowledging the rise in disasters in Mumbai city, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has come up with a novel way for quick disaster response.

15 Aug 2016 1:51 AM

GRP takes BMC expertise to root out mosquitoes

Apart from its regular duties of law enforcement, the Government Railway Police has also been trying its hand at identifying mosquito-breeding spots at railway police stations for the past two weeks.

13 Aug 2016 2:27 AM

Mumbai Mayor orders inspection of Mumbai bridges

Mumbai Mayor Snehal Ambekar has finally woken up to the Mahad tragedy, which claimed about 20 lives on Wednesday.

06 Aug 2016 2:06 AM


Suggestions pour in over revised DP

With less than 10 days left for citizens to file suggestions and objections to the revised draft development plan 2034 (DP), the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has received over 3,000 such s

24 Jul 2016 12:56 AM

Remove Salman Khan dogs’ plaque: Corporator

Congress corporator Brian Miranda has demanded that that a plaque, which stands in the middle of Mehboob Studio’s junction, commemorating Salman Khan’s deceased pet dogs, be removed.

23 Jul 2016 1:45 AM

Officials despair over drowning deaths

While four people have drowned at various beaches and lakes in the city this monsoon, the Mumbai Fire Brigade officials are wringing their hands in despair, citing inaccessible areas and lack of aware

23 Jul 2016 1:35 AM

Charges confirmed against civic officer

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) recently submitted a report confirming charges against Ashok Pawar, former chief engineer of the roads department, in the Rs 352-crore road works scam.

15 Jul 2016 5:32 AM

BMC to focus on yearly project execution

Following the decision to implement Mumbai’s Development Plan 2034 (DP) in four slots of five years, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) DP department has taken a step ahead and decided a

14 Jul 2016 2:19 AM


Wards D, T declared open-defecation free

After the BMC declared the B and C wards open-defecation free last July, it has now declared two more wards free of open defecation in the city.

12 Jul 2016 1:53 AM

All BMC wards to get waste processing units by year end

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is now one step closer to an in-house solution for dealing with solid wet waste generated within its 24 wards.

10 Jul 2016 1:23 AM

Railways revenue to BMC unpaid

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation and the Central Railways are locked in a long-standing legal tussle over hoardings that are put up in the railway premises around the city.

05 Jul 2016 1:50 AM

Dadar box drain to debut next monsoon

In the wake of persistent waterlogging in areas around Dadar and Parel despite the newly-commissioned Britannia pumping station, the BMC has come up with a new solution to the problem of flooding in t

28 Jun 2016 1:31 AM

BMC writes to Centre on toilets

With a lofty target to build 5,000 household toilets in Mumbai by March next year, under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBA), the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has written to the centre to allo

27 Jun 2016 1:37 AM


Few benefit from Sauchalay scheme

Only a few from the state seem to have benefitted from the Ghar Ghar Sauchalay scheme under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan for which the BMC has been inviting applications from the public to construct toi

27 Jun 2016 1:32 AM

Received 85 pothole complaints on app: Civic officials

A month after the civic body inaugurated a mobile application enabling citizens to report potholes, it claims it has received only 85 complaints and has addressed all of them.

24 Jun 2016 1:05 AM

Caretakers to keep RGPG plots

Citizens’ groups, NGOs and organisations in possession of recreation grounds-playground (RGPG) plots in the city may be allowed to continue maintaining them, despite chief minister Devendra Fadnavis d

15 Jun 2016 7:18 AM

Gaothan heads to stir up an agitation against BMC DP 2034

In response to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) draft Development Plan 2034 (DP), which has allegedly missed marking several goathans and koliwadas of Mumbai, a confederation of all the

05 Jun 2016 2:12 AM

Awaiting report, says BMC on koliwada issue

In response to allegations that the Development Plan 2034 has missed out marking of several gaothans and koliwadas and entirely ignored adivasipadas, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has said it

05 Jun 2016 2:09 AM