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BMC scraps lockdown relaxations in Mumbai, only essential shops to stay open

The BMC scrapped the relaxations after large crowds, particularly outside wine shops violated social distancing norms that have been made mandatory to check the spread of Covid-19.
People queue up to buy alcohol outside a wine store at Worli in Mumbai on Tuesday.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
People queue up to buy alcohol outside a wine store at Worli in Mumbai on Tuesday.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Updated on May 06, 2020 01:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Mehul R Thakkar | Edited by Sabir Hussain

Illegal parking fine hiked in Mumbai, but 19 public lots remain unused

The civic traffic department on Monday wrote to municipal commissioner Praveen Pardeshi to allow these lots to run for free, until contractors are found for a pay-and-park facility.
Despite the board suggesting otherwise, vehicles are being blatantly parked at this lot at Star Mall in Dadar, which is yet to be opened officially.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Despite the board suggesting otherwise, vehicles are being blatantly parked at this lot at Star Mall in Dadar, which is yet to be opened officially.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 30, 2019 08:52 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya M S

Buses parked illegally 2nd time? BMC will seize them

According to BMC’s press release, there is space for around 3,495 buses at 24 bus depots and 37 BEST terminals, available at reasonable rates.
On Monday, civic chief Praveen Pardeshi released a press note and wrote to the city police commissioner to step up action against such repeat offenders. Currently, the civic body fines Rs 15,000 for the first offence.(HT image)
On Monday, civic chief Praveen Pardeshi released a press note and wrote to the city police commissioner to step up action against such repeat offenders. Currently, the civic body fines Rs 15,000 for the first offence.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 05:37 AM IST
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MUMBAI | By Steffy Thevar

Lower FSI premiums for builders: Will homes now become cheaper?

For the developer, this will reduce the input cost of premiums for increased floor space by up to 25% for residential buildings and up to 30% for commercial buildings, bringing down the total cost of the project by up to 10%, according to builders and experts.
According to the decision, signed by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, the premium for additional FSI (more than the base FSI fixed by the state) has been reduced to 40% of the ready reckoner rate, from the current 50%.(HT image)
According to the decision, signed by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, the premium for additional FSI (more than the base FSI fixed by the state) has been reduced to 40% of the ready reckoner rate, from the current 50%.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 08:45 AM IST
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MUMBAI | By Eeshanpriya M S

Mumbai civic body finalises 61 sites for its urban gardens

While announcing the plan, BMC chief Pardeshi had said these urban forests will not only increase Mumbai’s green cover, but could also help reduce waterlogging by working as natural ponds.
Miyawaki, the Japanese technique of plantation will lead to dense forests on small patches of land, which could help restore soil erosion and reduce water-logging.(HT Photo / Representative Image)
Miyawaki, the Japanese technique of plantation will lead to dense forests on small patches of land, which could help restore soil erosion and reduce water-logging.(HT Photo / Representative Image)
Updated on Aug 15, 2019 01:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Steffy Thevar, Mumbai

After Mumbai building collapse, more BMC officials may be pulled up

The BMC on Friday initiated a departmental inquiry against Rahi and other B ward officers.
A four-storey building in Dongri, Kesarbai, came crashing down on Tuesday, killing 13 residents.(HT File)
A four-storey building in Dongri, Kesarbai, came crashing down on Tuesday, killing 13 residents.(HT File)
Updated on Jul 20, 2019 01:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Eeshanpriya M S

Soon, Rs10,000 fine for parking within 1km of a public lot in Mumbai

Mumbai has 146 public parking spaces, with a capacity to hold 34,808 two-wheelers and four-wheelers.
The Mumbai traffic police and BMC are in talks about how to impose the penalty.(HT File Photo)
The Mumbai traffic police and BMC are in talks about how to impose the penalty.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 20, 2019 08:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Steffy Thevar, Mumbai

False clean nullah claim in Mumbai? Prove BMC wrong on app

In a first-of-its-kind attempt, the civic body has created an interactive module exclusively for stormwater drains department on the app, where photos of desilting work of nullah and cleaned drains will be uploaded before the monsoon.
Monsoon preparedness is one of the prime areas of focus for civic chief Praveen Pardeshi, who took charge recently.(HT Photo)
Monsoon preparedness is one of the prime areas of focus for civic chief Praveen Pardeshi, who took charge recently.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 06, 2019 02:40 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya M S

No new engineers named in BMC’s latest probe report in Mumbai

The report, prepared by the vigilance department probing the incident, was submitted to municipal commissioner Praveen Pardeshi on Tuesday.
It has now been forwarded to the deputy municipal commissioner (DMC) Vishwas Shankarwar, who is conducting a full-fledged departmental enquiry (FFDE), for his reference.(HT Photo)
It has now been forwarded to the deputy municipal commissioner (DMC) Vishwas Shankarwar, who is conducting a full-fledged departmental enquiry (FFDE), for his reference.(HT Photo)
Published on May 16, 2019 05:38 AM IST
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HIndustan Times, Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya MS

42 engineers of Mumbai civic body end stir after new commissioner’s assurance

The engineers were protesting against the arrest of former chief engineer of bridges, SO Kori, in connection with the Himalaya bridge collapse case
Praveen Pardeshi also assured the engineers that the vacant posts in the civic departments will be filled immediately.(HT File)
Praveen Pardeshi also assured the engineers that the vacant posts in the civic departments will be filled immediately.(HT File)
Updated on May 15, 2019 01:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Sagar Pillai, Mumbai

Praveen Pardeshi is BMC chief as Mehta named chief secy

Praveen Pardeshi was appointed the new BMC commissioner. Pardeshi is currently the additional chief secretary to chief minister Devendra Fadnavis.
Praveen Pardeshi was appointed the new BMC commissioner.
Praveen Pardeshi was appointed the new BMC commissioner.
Published on May 11, 2019 01:09 AM IST
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Mumbai | By Faisal Malik & Eeshanpriya MS
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