BMC Budget 2023-24


The BMC is the richest municipal body in the country and this is the first time in nearly 38 years that the BMC administrator will be present and approve the budget. Last year, the BMC presented a budget of INR 45,949.21 crore, which may increase by INR 4500 crore to INR 50,000 crore this year.


01:13 PM, Feb 04 IST
HBT clinics will be set up in slum pockets

To set up HBT clinics in slum pockets, the BMC will receive land from people who live in slums and in return they will get cash as a compensation. In those particular places, 24 HBT clinics will be set up.

12:58 PM, Feb 04 IST
5000 sanitary napkin vending machines and incinerators

In the first phase, 5000 sanitary napkin vending machines and incinerators will be introduced. In the second phase, by next year, around 20,000 sanitary napkin vending machines will be introduced. 

12:52 PM, Feb 04 IST
1300 digital classrooms

The BMC will start 1300 digital classrooms for students this year. This year 2023024, INR 3347 cr has been allotted for education department. Last year, INR 3370 budget estimate was allotted. 

12:38 PM, Feb 04 IST
BMC to adopt measures to curb air pollution in Mumbai

The BMC to implement action plans to curb air pollution. Before 31st March 2023, guidelines for construction sites, transferring debris at midnight will be issued. Mechanical e-sweeper machines, sprinklers, vehicle mounted misting equipment, air purification units will be used to curb air pollution. Along with this, 15 air purifier towers, 30 feet in height and 4 air purifier machine will be placed. It will help to settle down 45% of dust particles. One air purifier roughly will cost INR 3.5cr and machine will cost INR 1cr, a total of 50cr has been reserved for the same. 

12:23 PM, Feb 04 IST
Skill development for civc-run school students

Under skill development, 250 high schools in Mumbai will be renamed as Mumbai Public school and skill centre from 1st April.

12:16 PM, Feb 04 IST
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12:16 PM, Feb 04 IST
BMC to initiate Aarogyam Kutumbam to prevent diabetes and hypertension disease

A survey was done with regards to diabetes and hypertension, it was found that more than 22% people have hypertension and 27.33% in Mumbai suburban have reported increased blood pressure. It was found out that every 4th citizen has hypertension. Similarly, in Mumbai suburban 20.38% has diabetes, has sugar issues. BMC to start Aarogyam Kutumbam, under which people who are suffering from hypertension and diabetes will get free of cost treatment at HBT clinics. By April 1, 208 HBT clinics will be ready.

In the first phase, citizens of 30+ years of age will be screened and in the second phase, 15-30 years of age citizens will be screened. This will be done every Wednesday by Asha Workers.  

12:03 PM, Feb 04 IST
HBT clinics in Mumbai

The BMC has decided to build 227 clinics of which 208 clinics will be built by March 31. In these clinics,147 pathological tests will be free. The BMC estimates that in a year, 40 lakh people will pay visit to these clinics. 

11:57 AM, Feb 04 IST
BMC to start policy for pedestrians

BMC had asked people to give suggestions with regards to roads, civic issues for the Budget 2023-24. People gave response and the BMC received 965 suggestions, of which few proposals have been included in the budget. Mumbai citizen Taj Pavaskar suggested to provide footpaths for pedestrians. Working on the same, the BMC will start policy for pedestrians under which any road which has a diametre of 9 metre, footpaths will be built on both the sides. The policy will be implemented from April 1.

11:48 AM, Feb 04 IST
The Mumbai Clean Air initiative will work towards three broad goals

1) to curb pollution concentration levels across various sectors; 2) to initiate a multi-level monitoring strategy for the city; and 3) to decentralize planning and increase community health awareness to reduce personal exposure.

11:43 AM, Feb 04 IST
An increase of 14.5 percent over last year's Budget
11:40 AM, Feb 04 IST
Capital expenditure

In the history of the BMC, for the first time capital expenditure has crossed 50%

11:38 AM, Feb 04 IST
More Charging Stations for EVs to be set up in Public Parking Areas Owned by BMC
11:37 AM, Feb 04 IST
For the first time in history of BMC, capital expenditure is more than revenue: I S Chahal
11:36 AM, Feb 04 IST
BMC crosses INR 50 cr budget estimate

For the first time BMC has crossed INR 50 cr budget estimate in the BMC’s history  

11:35 AM, Feb 04 IST
BMC has earmarked Rs 250 crore for various social impact initiatives in FY 2023-24

The fund has been allocated under various headers which include financial schemes for women, the differently-abled, transpersons, senior citizens and a women’s training scheme.

11:26 AM, Feb 04 IST
Application for parking app

The BMC has decided to develop a parking app by virtue of which all of the 32 civic public parking lots off street parking and 91 on street parking will be regulated. Citizens will be able to pre book parking slot via the app.

11:24 AM, Feb 04 IST
Budget provision for Goregaon-Mulund Link Road project

A budget provision of Rs 1,060 crore made for the Goregaon-Mulund Link Road project

11:23 AM, Feb 04 IST
Facilities for pedestrian

This year BMC will map the Footpath facilities for all major roads of more than 9 meter width and wherever footpath is found to be absent or not in good shape, new CC footpath with smooth walking quality and international surface designs will be constructed in fast track mode.

11:21 AM, Feb 04 IST
BMC to set up air purifiers

Five air purifiers proposed in crowded areas Dahisar toll naka, Mulund check naka, Mankhurd, Kala Nagar and Haji Ali junction

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