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Six lane kopri rail overbridge work to begin after 13 years

THANE: After a delay of over a decade , the work on the widening of the Kopri rail overbridge began on 21st may, after chief minister (CM) Devendra Fadnavis laid the foundation stone on 21st may. The overbridge at Koper connects Thane to  Mumbai via the eastern express highway. The two-lane bridge will be widened to a six -lane bridge ... Read More »

DP 2034:Experts step up to save open spaces, heritage.

Two weeks after the state gave a nod to the development plan(DP)2034,citizens and urban planners have raised concerns over its provisions,which they claim will allow ”exploitation of public land and give away open spaces to private entities”. A part of the DP and Development Control and Promotion Regulations(rules for execution of DP) is still open for suggestions and objections.The deadline ... Read More »

Changes to your home decor, that can actually save on your electricity bill

Spend more time with your family. Gather in one rooom and make use of lesser appliances. It will help save electricity. Make sure that your windows and doors are shut tight with no outlet for the air when you have your air conditioner/ heater turned on. Use energy efficient appliances. Install low flow taps and shower heads. The estimated electricity ... Read More »

154-crore railway terminus at Panvel to be ready by sep-2019

40% work complited project will decongest CSMT, kurla terminus as passengers will not have to go to mumbai NAVI MUMBAI: The residents of  Navi Mumbai will be able to  board long-distance trains from the new Panvel  terminus by September 2019, claimed the central railway(CR). in an effort of  decongest CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI MAHARAJ terminus(CSMT) in mumbai & LOKMANYA  TILAK  TERMINUS (LTT) ... Read More »

LIG to get 3K MHADA houses in Virar

In a good news for homebuyers, particularly those looking for affordable homes in the extended suburbs of Mumbai, MHADA’s Konkan board may soon promote the lottery of over 3,000 houses in Virar, the construction of which was completed in March. All the homes under Konkan board measure nearly 30 sq mts and are located in Virar. This is a part ... Read More »

Easy way:Soon,travel from Mumbai to pune in2.5 hours

rs5,300-cr  project work on  link  between khalapur &  kusgaon to start after  the rains MUMBAI:your travel  time between Mumbai & pune is set to reduce by 25 minutes  in  the next 3 years, as the MAHARASHTRA State road development corporation (MSRDC) has shortlisted two firms to build the 13.3-km link between KHALAPUR & KUSGAON on the  Mum bai- Pune  expressway.currently, ... Read More »

KARANJA JETTY WORK EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN OCTOBER ,GETS 75CRORE

URAN- the much- delayed jetty work  at Karanja in Uran is finally going to start later this year. state finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar has said that the work will be taken up from October. BJP leader & JNPT trustee  Mahesh  Baldi  led a delegation to  the  minister  last week.  the  karanja jetty  has been planned  as an alternative  to the ... Read More »

Need based structures hit a hurdle in the regularisation plan

The City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) has writtten to the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) that it would not give no- objection certificate to regularise the need- based constructions of the project- affected people. The NOC is required as per the government policy to regularise illegal constructions built before December 31, 2015m after payment of compounding charges. In Navi ... Read More »

Vashi Auditorium to get renovated for Rs. 13 crore

The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has finally decided to renovate the Vishnudas Bhave auditorium in Vashi. The civic body has set aside an amount of Rs. 13 crore for the task. At present, the Vishnudas Bhave auditorium is the only theatre space in whole of Navi Mumbai, Marathi plays, musical evenings and other commercial shows are held here in ... Read More »

Green clearance no longer required for SGNP tunnel

The proposed 13.7 km connector, 4.7 km of which will be through the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP), promises to cut down peak- hour travel time between the city’s western and eastern suburbs from over two hours to just 15 minutes, but environmentalists have always been concerned about its effects on a rare green lung of the city. An MoEF ... Read More »