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Bullet train work to start in June 2018, plan moves 1 year earlier.

Work on the bullet train , appears to be moving in high speed. Civil work on 508 Km long Mumbai-Ahmadabad high speed rail corridor has been fast tracked to begin in June this year and railway authorities has advanced the completion deadline to August 15, 2022 to 2023 earlier, to coincide with 75 years of India’s Independence. Tests have also ... Read More »

Belapur agro garden brings nature trail this Sunday

Nature lovers can take a walk at agro garden in CBD Belapur and explore the green patch spread across two acres on Land and participate in vegetable and butterfly trails. Belapur residents will hold Basant Utsav on February 11 (Sunday)to celebrate its four years of opening the garden. Organic flowers ,fruits and vegetables are grown in an eco-friendly way and garden ... Read More »

Adharwadi Dump Yard closure work at Kalyan started by KDMC.

Residents living near the stinking Adharwadi dumping ground in Kalyan can  now breath easy. The work for segregation and processing of waste has started and mountain of garbage will soon be cleared. The KDMC has outsourced the work to a Surat company at a cost of Rs. 29.53 crore. The work for scientific closure with bio-remediation of adharwadi dumping ground ... Read More »

Civic bodies of Navi Mumbai,Panvel promotes Swachhh campaign.

PCMC will organize a mass awareness programme involving schools , colleges ,clubs sports bodies, NGOs government agencies and housing societies to promote Swachh campaign in the city. PCMC is mulling over hosting the mega event in the next few days. The nodal officials have been instructed to establish liaison with all participating groups before finalizing the date of event. Apart ... Read More »

PM Modi to lay foundation of Navi Mumbai airport on Feb 18

Prime minister Narendra Modi will on February 18 address a 50 minute public programme at the site of  upcoming Navi Mumbai international airport in Ulwe. The occasion is bhoomi poojan, or foundation stone laying for the rs. 16000 crore project. This will be the 2nd visit of the PM to Raigad district-the political symbol of power as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj ... Read More »

Travel by KDMT bus from Dombivli to Panvel station Starts Today

Bus route from Dombivli to Panvel, which was suspended two years back , will resume today. Commuters can take the first bus which leaves Char Rasta at 8 AM. The KDMT had stopped the service because of lack of buses and shortage of staff. The bus service will start from Char Rasta in Dombivli via kalyan Phata to Panvel city. ... Read More »

Underground plan gives new life to Bridge to sea link

The Sewri-Worli road connector plan, which had been put on hold because of repeated delays in starting the Mumbai Trans Harbour link project, has been revived with a change in the original plan. As against a completely overhead bridge between Sewri and Worli , the portion across the Elphinston Road -Parel stretch will be underground. The 2+2 lane connector is ... Read More »

App based cabs to be launched by NMMT.

The NMMT is planning to provide an app-based taxi service , along the lines of cab aggregators like Ola and Uber, for convenience of commuters. The NMMT budget for 2018-19 was presented to the NMMT committee by administration on Tuesday. The NMMT , which has 476 buses in its fleet , has made a provision for Rs 4 Lakh in ... Read More »

Eco-friendly solar autos will soon be available in Thane

Auto rickshaws powered by solar energy will soon be a reality in the city with the Thane Municipal Corporation introducing E-Rickshaws. Apart from reducing air pollution, these e-rickshaws will benefit women auto drivers as the municipal body will pay interest on the loan that they take to purchase these rickshaws. The rickshaw has four batteries and has the capacity of ... Read More »

Hancock bridge revival project likely to complete in 3 years.

The BMC will finally reconstruct the Hancock bridge over Sandhurst road station within the next three years. More than two years after the 137 -year-old Hancock bridge was demolished, the civic body’s standing committee on Wednesday passed the proposal to reconstruct it. The new bridge will be longer and wider than the earlier one, said officials. It will be reconstructed ... Read More »