India's fragile and finite water resources are depleting, while the multi-sectoral needs of water from sustained economic growth (over 8 per cent) will further increase demand for water with supporting dynamics like increased energy and consumption.
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)
To be honest, at present, it is highly impossible to share any revenue losses and it is not correct on our part to share these numbers without any ground study. Now, you have to consider a couple of factors before we come out with the figures.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) may be pushing for quick environment clearance to get its showpiece coastal road project off the ground, but the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has pointed out basic shortcomings that could further delay the project.
In Mumbai, a graded 'pay and park' scheme is to be implemented by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for the city suburbs within a month. BMC observed that the rates have jumped up to three times as ban on paid parking within 100 m of educational institutions and introduce permits for residents for street parking in the city.
To give a face-lift to Mumbai streets by the end of next November, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) plans to issue tenders worth Rs 1,002 crore. BMC said that as As part of the plan, it will carry out asphalt works worth Rs 240 crore covering 68 roads in the island city and 43 in eastern suburbs.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has taken initiative to make other civic/State government agencies like MMRDA, Mhada, MSRDC to take repairs and fill potholes immediately on the roads the respective agencies are maintaining. The BMC's move comes after it faced flak for potholes on roads that belong to these other agencies. BMC has now decided to notify police stations about which agencies these roads belong to.