Mumbai’s civic body cracked down on defiant users of single-use plastic items
BMC officials between July 1 to July 22 have seized 400 kg plastic, acted against 131 violators and collected a fine of Rs 6 lakhs for utilising single-use plastic items that have been banned in the state.
The errants who refused to pay fines are now facing legal wrath.
Singl-use plastic was banned in the state in 2018 and two years of pandemic had slowed the crackdown on errants.
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Mumbaikars, wondering whether trains are plying smoothly? Check the latest update here
According to the Central Railway’s update, all the trains on central, harbour and trans-harbour lines are plying routinely
CR monsoon update at 07.00 hrs on 25.7.2022. pic.twitter.com/uOdD0xtZuJ
— Central Railway (@Central_Railway) July 25, 2022
BMC promises pothole-free roads across Mumbai in the next two years
Mumbaikars, how do you feel about pothole-free roads? It’d be a dream come true, right?
BMC chief Iqbal Singh Chahal has assured Chief Minister Eknath Shinde that roads across Mumbai will be pothole-free by the next two years.
However, other stakeholders like ex-corporators, activists and experts are a little skeptical. They pointed it’ll become a reality if the civic officials are held accountable for bad roads.
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