Stressing on the importance of ward committee meetings, Milind Mhaske, project director of Praja Foundation, said the figures indicated a lack of participation from the corporators.
In a letter dated January 21, SEC Secretary Shekhar Channe has informed the BMC that the budget cannot be presented before the current standing committee.
Samajwadi Party corporator Rais Shaikh, who represents Ward 132, says the dumping ground has become a health hazard especially for those who live near the site.
A year after a major blaze gutted 2,000 shanties in the Kandivli locality, the politicians and protesters have gone, leaving behind many promises, and still there are no toilets, no water supply
A management official said that in order to apply for a lifetime membership, the IAS officer should be above the designation of secretary.
Ganatra says he doesn’t believe their local BJP corporator, Vina Jain, has been very effective, but he will give the BJP another chance nonetheless.
Earlier this week, the BMC sought the approval of the State Election Commission regarding presentation of the budget estimates, as the code of conduct ahead of civic elections is now in place.
Worst-hit Qureshi community remains angry with BJP but is also disappointed Oppn parties will not unite
Officials say many tenders attract just one bidder despite multiple attempts
Narvekar talks about his proposal for all-night eateries that was later backed by Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray, and the need for more residents to get involved in civic initiatives.
When BMC elections are held next month, this will be one of the bastions Congress will fight hard to retain - in the face of a strong challenge from new contender AIMIM and from the BJP.
After the Revised Draft DP 2034 was published, the BMC received more than 60,000 responses, which were reduced to 12,900 to avoid repetitions.