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The municipal bodies of Kalyan-Dombilvali, Ulhasnagar and Badlapur issued orders on Tuesday banning their residents to come back home if they travel to Mumbai for work.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Don’t return home if you travelled to Mumbai: Civic bodies to residents

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Surendra P Gangan
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 02:04 PM IST
MMR has nine municipal corporations, including Mumbai, Thane, Ulhasnagar and Kalyan-Dombivali, with an estimated population of 23 million.
People walk to sealed area in the growing concern of Coronavirus outbreak in pune at Kondwa in Pune, India, on Wednesday, April 8, 2020.(Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)
People walk to sealed area in the growing concern of Coronavirus outbreak in pune at Kondwa in Pune, India, on Wednesday, April 8, 2020.(Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)

Pune civic body to ease curbs in certain areas post May 3

Pune | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2020 10:58 AM IST
The municipal commissioner said that IT companies located in Pune limits can also be given some relaxations and allowed to reopen.
At least 270 new diesel powered public utility vehicles meant for waste collection, sewer cleaning, supplying water, and mechanical sweeping of roads are lying unused in Delhi(HT Photo)
At least 270 new diesel powered public utility vehicles meant for waste collection, sewer cleaning, supplying water, and mechanical sweeping of roads are lying unused in Delhi(HT Photo)

Civic bodies in a fix as 270 diesel public utility vehicles await nod for registration

UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2020 04:04 AM IST
If the objective were to keep the city’s roads free of diesel vehicles, it has already failed; Delhi’s municipal corporations and other agencies are hiring old polluting diesel vehicles from the neighbouring Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to deliver the same services in the national Capital....
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Civic body finds 7 plots to create 8,140 PAP homes

By Sagar Pillai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2019 12:41 AM IST
Residents continue to throw waste in the drain, forcing the authorities to put in place a mechanism to curb this menace.(HT PHOTO)
Residents continue to throw waste in the drain, forcing the authorities to put in place a mechanism to curb this menace.(HT PHOTO)

Civic body to deploy patrol teams to keep tabs on dumping of trash at Ludhiana’s Buddha Nullah

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2019 10:10 PM IST
File regarding the proposal has been forwarded to the F&CC for final approval, says MC superintending engineer
Municipal officials on Wednesday said they were all set to enforce rules notified in the new parking policy and had begun work on preparing area-wise parking plans and differential parking charges.(REUTERS)
Municipal officials on Wednesday said they were all set to enforce rules notified in the new parking policy and had begun work on preparing area-wise parking plans and differential parking charges.(REUTERS)

Civic bodies all set to enforce new parking policy

New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 02:33 AM IST
The rules say civic agencies will have to tow away vehicles parked on footpaths, be it residential or other public spaces.
There are 56 mechanised road sweepers with the four civic bodies.(Sonu Mehta/HT file)
There are 56 mechanised road sweepers with the four civic bodies.(Sonu Mehta/HT file)

Civic bodies not utilising road sweeping machines fully: TERI

New Delhi | By Risha Chitlangia
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2019 11:42 AM IST
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), which has been roped in by the four civic bodies in Delhi to audit the performance of these machines, has red flagged issues that need to be addressed for their effective and efficient utilisation.
A senior North corporation official, who did not wish to be named, said, “Finer points were ironed out at the August 2 meeting such as the formation of anti-polythene raiding teams.”(HT image)
A senior North corporation official, who did not wish to be named, said, “Finer points were ironed out at the August 2 meeting such as the formation of anti-polythene raiding teams.”(HT image)

Civic bodies intensify anti-polythene drive

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 02:06 AM IST
The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) confiscated 2000 kgs of polythene and recovered Rs. 2.5 lakh from areas such as Pushp Vihar, Sangam Vihar and Panchsheel.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has expedited the process to demolish 23 buildings that have been vacated after the Bombay high court (HC) recently rejected their residents’ petitions.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has expedited the process to demolish 23 buildings that have been vacated after the Bombay high court (HC) recently rejected their residents’ petitions.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Keeping them safe: Mumbai civic body rushes to raze 23 old buildings

Mumbai | By Steffy Thevar, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 03:24 AM IST
Ahead of the monsoon, the BMC declared 499 buildings dilapidated, putting them in C-1 category, which means they need to be vacated. The HC has cleared 23 of the 499 buildings for action.
In April, CR had written to the AMC, asking for permission to cut the trees which are on the station’s eastern side, so that it can add additional tracks and infrastructure.
In April, CR had written to the AMC, asking for permission to cut the trees which are on the station’s eastern side, so that it can add additional tracks and infrastructure.

Civic body permits CR to cut 16 trees at Ambernath station

Hindustan Times | By Sajana Nambiar, Ambernath
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2019 12:40 AM IST
Among the 16 trees, one was already cut last month after its branch had fallen on a parked autorickshaw and had killed the driver
The North Delhi Municipal Corporation hopes to clean smaller drains in Chandni Chowk, Rohini and Paharganj more effectively, before the arrival of monsoon, with the use of 14 Skid Steer Loader machines for the first time.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
The North Delhi Municipal Corporation hopes to clean smaller drains in Chandni Chowk, Rohini and Paharganj more effectively, before the arrival of monsoon, with the use of 14 Skid Steer Loader machines for the first time.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Civic Body uses machines to clean drains in Old Delhi

New Delhi | By Baishali Adak
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2019 02:00 AM IST
While the ‘Skid Steer Loader’ machines were purchased in January 2018, the corporation could not put them to use during last monsoon.
On July 3, 2018 a pedestrian pathway of Gokhale bridge had collapsed on the railway tracks at Andheri railway station. Two people had lost their lives and five were injured in the incident.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
On July 3, 2018 a pedestrian pathway of Gokhale bridge had collapsed on the railway tracks at Andheri railway station. Two people had lost their lives and five were injured in the incident.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Mumbai bridge collapse: Civic body ignored IIT-Bombay’s recommendation

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Aroosa Ahmed
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2019 07:47 AM IST
The collapse of a foot overbridge (FOB) outside Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) on Thursday was the second such incident in nine months in Mumbai.
BMC is yet to release the app for the city’s development plan(HT Photo)
BMC is yet to release the app for the city’s development plan(HT Photo)

BMC’s mobile app for Mumbai’s Development Plan does not show revised plan

Hindustan Times | By Eeshanpriya MS, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2018 11:18 AM IST
The civic body released the android mobile application in December 2017.
The compost plant at Girgaum was inaugurated by Juhi Chawla, actress and resident of the area.(HT photo)
The compost plant at Girgaum was inaugurated by Juhi Chawla, actress and resident of the area.(HT photo)

Civic body converts 250 kg organic waste to compost daily in south Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By Yesha Kotak, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2018 12:23 AM IST
Assistant municipal commissioner Vishwas Mote said that BMC is leading by example, by taking ‘my garbage, my responsibility’ seriously.
A collection bin for plastic items at Fashion Street in Mumbai .(Bhushan Koyande)
A collection bin for plastic items at Fashion Street in Mumbai .(Bhushan Koyande)

Maharashtra plastic ban: Mumbai civic body has miles to go for disposal of banned items

Hindustan Times | By Geetanjali Gurlhosur and Khushboo Jain, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 09:49 AM IST
The BMC has hit initial hurdles: lack of awareness campaigns and partly or completely hidden collection bins
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