Work on Coastal road to commence from September
The work on the first phase of 8-lane Coastal road is to commence from September this Year. The Rs. 15,000cr project, also called Western Freeway, will connect Nariman Point in the south to Kandivali. The Government has already shortlisted the contractors for the first phase.
R. A. Rajiv gets the charge of MMRDA Commissioner
Mr. R. A Rajiv, IAS takes over as the new MMRDA Commissioner, replacing Mr. UPS Madan. While Mr. UPS Madan takes over as the Addl. Chief Secretary – Finance.
NPA arranges for a collective common composting for societies in Nariman Point
NPA, after meetings with BMC and Compost Machine Vendors is set to initiate a common composting system for the Societies in Nariman Point. There are 20 societies which are likely to participate in the project. It is so facilitated that wet and dry waste of the societies will be collected by the vendor and treated at the Vendor’s site.
HC judgement on Capital Value System
The High Court has adjourned the hearing on the Capital Value System of Property Tax to 12th July, 2018 in the hearing held on 28th June.
State Govt. likely to redevelop MLA Hostel
The Government is on the move to re-develop the MLA Hostel (Manora) in Free Press Journal Road from 14 storey to 47 storey on a 8.38 Lakh sq.ft land. The FSI proposed for the structure is likely to be 6.85, which is an increase by 1 FSI for Government Buildings.
State Govt. simplifies the Deemed Conveyance to Societies
The Cooperation Dept of State Government issued GR simplifying the Deemed Conveyance, allows application with 10 documents, exempting Occupation Certificate.
BMC to install ‘Smart Bins’ in South Mumbai
BMC is set to install ‘Smart Bin’ in South Mumbai in A and D wards that can be placed underground with a post – office like structure on the ground. It will have an alarm to indicate filling of the waste to the control room. The bins are earmarked to be placed in 4 locations of A ward.
Plastic ban from 23rd June in Maharashtra
State Government has imposed a strict ban on plastic items from 23rd June. The plastics with above 50 microns are permitted, while those below 50 micron are banned and punishable. The penalty levied are Rs. 5000 /- for the first, Rs. 10000 for 2nd time and Rs. 25000 and imprisonment for the 3rd time.