Deadline to fill Potholes in Mumbai is May 31: BMC

In a meeting held by BMC, BEST, MHADA and MMRDA, it was decided that the potholes should be filled by May 31, 2019

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On Friday, May 17, police department, railways, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation(BMC), Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST),The Maharashtra Housing & Area Development Authority (MHADA), Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), Indian Navy, Public Works Department (PWD), meteorological department and The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) officials held a meeting where it was decided that the deadline to fill all potholes in Mumbai is May 31.

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It was also ordered by the new BMC Commissioner Praveen Pardeshi that the authorities should pay special attention to dilapidated buildings, road and rail traffic, removing encroachments and security. 

The BMC has claimed that till May 15 they cleared 2.44 lakh tonnes of 3.49 tonnes of the silt from major nullahs and 2.13 tonnes of the 3.09 tonnes from minor nullahs. The BMC has also listed 398 buildings in the C1 category, dilapidated condition, that need to be vacated. Of these, 64 are in N ward (Ghatkopar), 51 in Andheri and Jogeshwari (K West ward) and 47 in Mulund (T ward), with 193 cases sub-judice and 46 with the technical advisory committee (TAC).

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