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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation: Civic body that governs Mumbai
The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), or Greater Mumbai Municipal Corporation (GMMC), also known as Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), is the governing civic body of Mumbai, the capital city of Maharashtra. It is India's richest municipal corporation. The MCGM's annual budget exceeds that of some of India's smaller states. It was established under the Bombay Municipal Corporation Act 1888. MCGM is responsible for the civic infrastructure and administration of the city and some suburbs. In 2015

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Coronavirus: Two under watch in Mumbai; special ward set up

Two persons who returned from China were kept under medical observation here for possible exposure to the novel coronavirus which has infected a large number of people in the neighbouring country. In..
IndiaTimes - Published

Amid Maharashtra turmoil, BMC relief for Shiv Sena

The term of incumbent Mumbai mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar and deputy mayor Hemangi Worlikar ends on Dec 7 and election for new office bearers will be held on Nov 22.
DNA - Published

BJP-Sena break-up could impact Mumbai mayor polls on November 22

In the 2017 Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation polls, the Sena had won 84 corporator seats while the its then ally BJP was a close second with 82 seats in the 227-member civic house. The BJP had then..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra polls 2019: Voters struggle to reach polling booths due to mud-water on roads after heavy rains in Mumbai

BMC department is carrying out the leveling of roads so that people can commute and reach their respective polling stations.
DNA - Published

BMC deploys 41 teachers for students with special needs

Over 41 mobile teachers are deployed by the education department of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in its 11,068 schools to groom the 12,000 plus differently-abled students for a bright..
DNA - Published

Bombay High Court finds holes in petitions against Metro carshed at Aarey Colony

One of these petitions, filed by Shiv Sena corporator Yashwant Jadhav, also opposing the nod by the BMC's Tree Authority was trashed but not before imposing Rs 50,000 as fine on the petitioner.
DNA - Published

Twenty-five BMC schools to get e-libraries soon

The civic body will spend a whopping Rs 1.58 lakh for each digital library, where hundreds of e-books will be made available for free.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Want NOC for new civic school? Start harvesting rainwater now

From now on, it is mandatory for all the new school structures run by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to have rainwater harvesting systems.
DNA - Published

Cut the cr-app: BMC chief Praveen Pardeshi skewers BEST bus locator

After field check, Pardeshi finds gaps in the app
DNA - Published

Over 3K seats for RTE, fewer takers in Mumbai

As per the officials at the education department of BMC, fewer students are showing interest in admissions this year, even after seats being allotted to them.
DNA - Published

Metro practical, need of the hour

DNA's Newsmaker this week, BMC chief Praveen Pardeshi, clears the air on Metro's capability to curb pollution & the civic body's commitment to compensate for the loss of green cover
DNA - Published

BMC chief Praveen Pardeshi piqued as depts sit on projects

Chides 3 depts for not ensuring timely delivery by builders
DNA - Published

Don't park on busy streets: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

The initiative launched in five areas is a pilot project; if successful, will be applied to other places
DNA - Published

Western Express Highway defaced with hoardings to welcome Thackeray scion

As per the existing hoarding policy of BMC, the banner along highways are not allowed and BMC does not give permissions.
DNA - Published

BMC to strip layers off 16 South Mumbai road-over-bridge

Suggested by IIT experts after Andheri bridge collapse
DNA - Published

Soon, illegal builders to be named and shamed online: BMC

Focus shifts from razing outlawed construction to defaming repeat violators
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Now quick jail for illegal building

As per the new circular, illegal construction will continue to invite action under the Mumbai Municipal Corporation (MMC) Act and Maharashtra Regional and Town Planning Act (MR&TP).
DNA - Published

Will post pothole pics on Twitter: Nationalist Congress Party to BMC

Nawab Malik, the NCP Mumbai unit president and spokesperson said that the Mumbai city is full of potholes.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Tree body rejects BMC's Aarey plan, seeks details

The Tree Authority of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday sent back the proposal of tree cutting at Aarey forest for car-shed of Metro-3.
DNA - Published

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation gets 290 suggestions for open space policy

A senior civic official said that they will go through all suggestions and objections while preparing the draft policy which will be put on public domain for further objections and suggestions.
DNA - Published

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation collected over Rs 560 crore cess in 9 years

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in the last nine years passed on over Rs 560 crores collected from Island city as cess from buildings. The cess amount is utilised for the repairs of the..
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Human chain to protest tree cutting in Aarey Colony

The aim is to appeal to the Tree Authority of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) against the proposal to cut 2,238 trees for car-shed of Metro-3 at Aarey Colony.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: BMC to debate proposals on cessed, non-cessed buildings

In Mumbai there are close to 14,000 cessed buildings and most of them are located in South Mumbai. While the number of non-cessed buildings are also expected to be in thousands.
DNA - Published

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to check 'fitness' of Tulsi lake dam

A senior forest official confirmed that they have been corresponding with BMC regarding the structural audit of the dam since August 29,2017, when SGNP witnessed one of its worst floods after the 2005..
DNA - Published

DNA EXCLUSIVE: Maharashtra govt calls for ban on construction in red and blue floodline areas

The draft DCRs will not be applicable to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, Navi Mumbai Corporation, erstwhile areas of CIDCO included in the Panvel Municipal Corporation
DNA - Published

Underground parking on Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's mind again

As per the proposal, open plots, recreational grounds, playgrounds, gardens, and open plots can be used for developing parking lots.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Can't find a parking lot? Tap on BMC app

The BMC has 26 public parking lots in the city.
DNA - Published

Maharashtra International Education Board rejects 25 BMC schools' applications

PAID ENTRY ONLY: Affiliation and training fees demanded by MIEB main reason for the move
DNA - Published

BMC to big complexes: Treat sewage water

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has made common sewage treatment plant mandatory to meet excess water need of establishments above 20,000 sq mt built-up area
DNA - Published

Heads-up! Blue squad of BMC may pay a visit soon

Aditya Thackeray requested civic chief Praveen Pardeshi, to reactivate Blue Squad to check single-use plastic in the city
DNA - Published

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation may raze and reconstruct Bandra skywalk

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) may demolish the Bandra skywalk that connects the Bandra railway station to the Western Express Highway. The skywalk is currently shut as a safety measure..
DNA - Published

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to highlight hygiene in Bakrid

Civic body to put up public notices to make people aware about the do's and don'ts during the festival
DNA - Published

Authority finds an answer to Mumbai's parking problem in malls

The demand for additional parking space arose after the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) started imposing heavy penalty for illegal parking from first week of July.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Locals collect data on potholes to apprise BMC

Maharashtra second on the list of states with high road accidents behind Uttar Pradesh
DNA - Published

Maharashtra govt may cut premiums to 40% ahead of assembly polls

State could also issue directive to BMC for 50% reduction in development charges
DNA - Published

BEST, BMC and traffic cops to work for commuter convenience at Bandra

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Praveen Pardeshi recently visited the station area and gauged the situation so that appropriate steps could be taken for the convenience of..
DNA - Published

Must give BMC Chief Praveen Pardeshi a shot: Stakeholders

Having assumed charge as BMC commissioner in May, Praveen Pardeshi has taken up arms against corruption in the ranks of a civic body whose annual budget runs up to over Rs 27,000 crore.
DNA - Published

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation gets lesson from anti-graft top cop

in fresh drive to shake off corruption, civic boss invites parambir singh of the ACB
DNA - Published

Collegian's nine-day rescue op gets mutt out of drain in Andheri

PUPPY LOVE: From fire brigade to BMC, everyone including rapper divine did their bit to save this canine
DNA - Published

Whose building is it anyway? MHADA to draw list for BMC

The state authority is expecting its civic counterpart to return the favour
DNA - Published

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation invites tender for Gokhale bridge

To reconstruct the slopes on both sides of the structure, estimate cost at Rs 88 crore
DNA - Published

Mumbai: BMC starts drive to raze illegal structures

On Day 1, BMC hammers fell on two structures - one on Samuel Street and the other on Mohammad Ali Road.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Filled with hope, civic body rushes to lift 10% water cut

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Friday withdrew the 10% water cut it had imposed on the city in November 2018.
DNA - Published

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation razes only 10% of alleged illegal constructions in 3 years

The B Ward, where the building collapsed on Tuesday, registered 928 complaints and the civic body demolished only 87 of them.
DNA - Published

'Collapsed portion was part of property card', says BMC chief Praveen Pardeshi

The commissioner has been answered councillors query in the Standing Committee Meeting on Wednesday.
DNA - Published

Mumbai Building Collapse: Kesarbai Building was not listed unsafe by BMC, shows RTI

An RTI filed by him revealed no inclusion in the BMC's list of the 100-year-old dilapidated building which now lay in ruins after its collapse on Tuesday.
DNA - Published

Mumbai's B ward hotbed of illegal constructions

B ward is BMC's smallest administrative ward but with the highest population density. The enclave, which covers congested localities like Mohammad Ali Road and Dongri (where the building collapsed on..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bombay HC quashes CRZ clearances to Rs 14,000 cr coastal road project

The court's ruling means the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) cannot continue work on the 29.2 km-long project, proposed to connect Marine Drive area in south Mumbai to suburban Borivali in..
DNA - Published

Mumbai Mayor's official vehicle found in no-parking zone; traffic police issues challan

Mahadeshwar's vehicle was seen parked right under the BMC's no-parking signboard in suburban Vile Parle Saturday
DNA - Published

Mumbai: BMC offers 2,476 new parking slots

Public lots are in Mahalakshmi, Tardeo & Dadar
DNA - Published

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