BMC in its budget for 2019-20 is likely to announce its intention to use their reserve funds for infrastructure projects like GMLR and Mumbai Coastal Road.
Mid-week, on the December 22, 2016 morning the radio channels blared out a slew of infrastructure projects the Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra would be inaugurating at the hands of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a couple of days later.
Developing nations need to put in systems for efficient sorting of garbage, and differentiation into recyclable and toxic material. The financial and commercial capital of India - Mumbai city - with over 12 million resident citizens, generates 6,500 tonnes of garbage, in addition to 2,500 tonnes of construction and demolition (C&D)
A recent audit of the Comptroller of Auditor General in Mumbai has revealed that the Mumbai civic body BMC wasted Rs 8.44 crore of taxpayers' money by hiring a contractor to repair a stretch of SV Road that could have been done for free. The company that originally constructed the 2.5-km stretch in Borivali in 2007 was bound by the contract to fix road defects for no extra cost till December 2012.
Media reports indicate that the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) may earn Rs 10 crore rent from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for leasing
a 2,200-sq-m plot on Reay Road for 30 years. MbPT would allot the land on a licence basis to the civic body for the proposed stormwater pumping station at the Britannia Outfall at RetiBunder on Reay Road