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Underground Metro – 3 ready to go under Mithi Waters

From February the MMRC will begin tunneling 12.5 km below the mthi river bed as mumbai’s first underground metro the colaba andheri seepz line goes underwater. The proposed 33.5 km Metro-3 line will be the second metro in the country to have tunnel under a riverbed. The first is being constructed in Kolkata under the Hoogley river. The MMRC will ... Read More »

925 buildings get notice to renew fire NOC

Alarmed by a spate of fire incidents in the city, especially in the residential buildings , NNMC has asked the fire department to serve notices to housing societies which have not renewed fire NOC. Not only in the city but fire accidents in Mumbai and Thane too have prompted the civic authorities to be strict and implement the rules . ... Read More »

WR float tenders for new bridge in Parel, likely to be completed in 12 months.

Six months after the century old Delisle bridge in Lower Parel was shut for traffic , WR floated tenders for the construction of the new bridge , whose work is expected to be completed in 12 months. Delise bridge a key connector in south Mumbai was closed on July 24 after a safety audit led by IIT Bombay termed it ... Read More »

GST exemption limit doubled for MSMEs

In a big relief to the small and medium sector , ahead of general elections , the GST council on Thursday decided to double the annual exemption turnover limit for business to rs 40 lakh. The exemption limit for the northeast and the hill states has been increased to Rs 20 lakh from the current 10 lakh per annum. With ... Read More »

Work to link Kamothe with S-P road begins.

After much hue and cry , the Public Works Department has finally kicked off work on building remaining two lanes of the three lane vital connectivity that links Kamothe Node with Sion Panvel highway on the Mumbai bound carriage way. The project was delayed ever since the Rs 1230 crore Sion-Panvel highway renovation project got over in 2015 . The ... Read More »

Mumbra and Kalwa could be next metro stop

After criss-crossing the Metropolis , Metro seems to be making its way into the hinterlands with the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) considering an independent route to connect Kalwa and Mumbra with Thane and Mumbai. TMC commissioner recently announced the plan and said that the two suburbs could get the much required connect during phase 2 of Thane’s internal Metro project. ... Read More »

Agent vanishes after Duping tenants of Rs 1.8 cr

A Mira Road based estate agent has disappeared with his family after allegedly duping prospective tenants of heavy deposit to talling more than Rs 1.8 cr . Hardik Shet , the agent , is said to have left behind a note in Gujarati, alleging that he was being harassed by a few people and that he feared for his life. ... Read More »

Top floors in 9 buildings on shaky ground without air clearance

The fate of the top three floors of nine residential buildings in a society in Kharghar in the vicinity of the under construction NMIA hangs in the balance , with AAI yet to grant height clearance and CIDCO rules calling for their demolition. The Bombay high court last month stayed the demolition in the 17-storey towers of Kesar Exotica in ... Read More »

Vashi Depot to get Rs 160 crore commercial complex

If everything goes according to the NMMC plans , the proposed commercial complex at Vashi bus depot will be ready in next two years.In an effort to reduce the losses suffered by the NMMT it was decided to built the commercial complex inside the depot. NMMT will rent out the complex , which will have office spaces shops , to ... Read More »

Highway widening work near JNPT to be completed in June : NHAI

Work on the expansion of highways from Palm Beach Road to JNPT is expected to be completed by June. The concretised highways will ensure that travel on the route is safer, faster and hassle free. In December 2016 , the NHAI started the road widening project in JNPT area. It plans to convert national highway 4 and state highway 54 ... Read More »