In June, several residents of Mogharpada had opposed the construction of the car shed, demanding that the administration compensate the locals before proceeding with the work. A group of local villagers staged a protest in front of the Thane revenue office when revenue and MMRDA officers visited the site prior to the monsoon
Anil Pawar, VVMC chief, has informed the chief minister’s office and general administration department about the incident and the threats, and the government could shift him to another position to avoid any clashes in future, according to sources.
The Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority has given clearance to a 13.38km coastal road project in Thane, Mumbai, costing ₹2,170 crore. The road will significantly reduce travel time in the area and connect Thane directly with other parts of India. The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority is in the process of issuing tenders for the project.
It has become de rigueur to see some of them to swap their personal vehicles with public transport to reach their destinations on time. A few months ago, tired of a two-hour drive from her home in Juhu to Mira Road, Hema Malini surprised her commuters when she took the metro on her way back and reached her destination in half an hour
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is restoring a stretch of the Santacruz Chembur Link Road (SCLR) after the first rains caused potholes to appear. The affected part of the road was used as a working yard during construction, leading to substandard materials being used. The cost of repair will be borne by the contractor responsible for the newly opened flyover. The SCLR is an elevated corridor designed to reduce travel time between Bandra Kurla Complex and the Western Express Highway.