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Greater Mumbai makes it to number 3 in Ease of Living Survey

First in public open spaces, land use and compactness; second in identity and culture; third in water supply, sixth in housing and waste management – these, according to the Ease of Living Index, are among the factors that make Mumbai the third most livable city in the country. Among seven cities with populations over 40 lakh, Mumbai came first and ... Read More »

2 city Stations in top 20 cleanest annual railway survey

Bandra terminus has been named as pne of the 10 cleanest railway stations in the country out of 407 station assessed for a survey, according to a report released by Indian Railways. After Bandra Terminus , Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus was ranked 13th in the survey report. The cleanliness assessment and ranking has been done for A1 and A category ... Read More »

Coming Soon: Subway near Airoli T- junction

A subway for pedestrians and vehicles near Rabale MIDC police station, below the busy Thane- Belapur Road connecting MIDC corridor and T- junction of Mulund- Airoli link road, will help the locals as well as the daily commuters. Residents have been demanding an underpass at this spot which connects the busy Mulund- Airoli link road and Thane Belapur road. Hundreds ... Read More »

High Court on SoBo Metro: Find a solution, Work has to progress

Workable Solution will have to arrive at so that the work of the Metro  III line, which is stabled at Cuffe Parade, can progress satisfactorily without causing nuisance to residents. In August 2017, the court had restrained Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) from carrying out construction between 10 pm and 6 am. MMRC recently sought modification of this order to ... Read More »

Laying of 5th line at Bandra Terminus starts after 10 years

After almost a decade, the western Railway have finally started work at Bandra Terminus end for laying the fifth line. The line meant for running long distance trains was missing between Santacruze and Mahim. This will give more path for running suburban local trains thus providing possibility of operating more services in future and also improve speed. Senior railway officials ... Read More »

RERA takes Material suppliers under close observation

In a bid to ensure quality of construction, not just the promoter , but also suppliers and vendors of construction material will be made accountable for lapses as per the provisions of RERA act 2016. The MahaRera has asked the promoters of project registered with it to upload other professional including suppliers and vendors of construction material on their respective ... Read More »

30 new electric buses to be added to NMMT fleet

After ministry of heavy industries and public enterprises approved the proposal , navi Mumbai Municipal Transport will purchase 30 electric buses soon. The project will be financed under faster adoption and manufacturing of hybrid and electric vehicles scheme. The scheme provides 60% subsidy to buyers of elecric vehicles for commercial purposes, such as public transport. The centre is planning to ... Read More »

As small firms exit large builders opt for township

Smaller and regional developers are slowly opting out of building township because of funding challenges , scarcity of land and stringent regulatory norms, leaving a few large firms to rule the space . Due to the ongoing slowdown many mid sized developers have tried selling off land incomplete township project to larger counterparts, as they concentrate on smaller projects. Gaursons ... Read More »

Ganesh Pandal permits will be done online from July 15.

Striking down a single window clearance for Ganesh mandals last year following complaints of delay, Brihanumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will now accept applications for pandals online from July 15. In a meeting on Saturday, civic chief Ajoy Mehta has asked the legal department to train ward-level staff about the online application. After a Bombay high court (HC) directive against structures ... Read More »

MMRDA gets ready to speed up 5 Metro lines.

To speed up five upcoming Metro projects, the state government has granted the special planning authority (SPA)status to the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), planning agency and nodal authority for implementing Metro projects. It accorded the status to MMRDA by issuing a notification on June 30 under section 40 of the Maharashtra Regional Town Planning Act, 1966. This means that ... Read More »