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MMRDA gets ? 4,028 crore for 2013-14

The Maharashtra government has approved a ? 4,028 crore budget for MMRDA for 2013-14. The budget has allocated ? 600 crore for the Extended Mumbai Urban Infrastructure Project including construction of six flyovers, completion of the Santacruz-Chembur Link Road, foot over bridges, service roads and beautification of spaces under the flyovers, the resettlement of? Tilak Nagar residents over 90km of ...

UPS Madan is new MMRDA chief

Urvinder Pal Singh Madan, a 1983 batch IAS officer, has been appointed MMRDA?s Metropolitan Commissioner. He was earlier the Vice Chairman-cum-Managing Director of the Maharashtra Airport Development Company. Madan has already worked with MMRDA as the Project Director, Mumbai Urban Transport Project, for three years and as the Project Manager with Mumbai Transformation Support Unit (MTSU), also for three years. ...

Mumbai Monorail successfully tested

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) successfully carried out a test run of Mumbai Monorail, India?s first mono rail. About 100 journalists travelled in a glittering four-coach modern pink train that looked more like a toy train than the 12 coach trains Mumbaikars are used to. The test run covered seven stations from Wadala to Chembur in an 8.80km ...

Interview with: P R K Murthy, Construction within constraints

P R K Murthy, Chief, Transportation, MMRDA fields uncomfortable questions with elan and brings out the dilemma of providing travel infrastructure, despite various constraints, in an over populated metropolis like Mumbai. He tells Vidyottama Sharma that despite knowing well that every move of the government will come under the scanner, there is no way efforts will not be made to ...

TrafficInfraTech Expo 2012 Successful Eventful Bountiful

TrafficInfraTech Expo 2012 in Mumbai lived up to the industry’s expectations from it. Ministries, government officers from various State Authorities & PWDs, Senior Traffic Police Officers, serious buyers, and many other trade specific visitors kept the exhibitors on their toes. TrafficInfraTech takes you to the scene of action of India’s most looked forward to Traffic Show. When over 78 exhibitors ...

MMRDA moots mega road widening and flyover project

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) will implement a र11,000 crore project to widen roads and build new flyovers in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. As a part of the project, five flyovers will be constructed – two in Thane, two in Kalyan, and one in Bhiwandi. The Arnala-Virar-Kaner-Shirsad-Ambadi State Road, the Padgha-Vishind Road, the Kalyan-Badlapur-Karjat-Hal Phata State Road and ...

Mumbai twin tunnels to open by year-end

The construction of the twin tunnels extending from the mountains near BARC (Bhabha Atomic Research Centre) to Gautam Nagar near Panjarpole, is expected to be completed by the end of the year by the MMRDA. The 500km long tunnels are the first ones in India to be built in a city for urban transport purposes. They are a part of ...

An Exclusive Cycling Track for Mumbai

Constructing a cycle track at Bandra Kurla Complex is a positive step by the MMRDA in encouraging the use of non motorised traffic. What is needed is encouraging the public to make use of such facilities.

MMRDA gets Nhava-Sewri link

The Maharashtra government has awarded the construction of the 22km Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL), which will connect Mumbai with the rest of Maharashtra, to MMRDA. The project will connect Sewri in Mumbai city to Nhava Shewa in Raigad district by a bridge over the sea. The project has been delayed due to many reasons. The first tender for the ...

MMRDA will be transport planner too

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), Maharashtra’s top infrastructure planning and construction agency, has decided to take on the role of transport planning as well. A core committee headed by the principal secretary of the urban development department of the state has proposed to merge the United Mumbai Metropolitan Transport Authority (UMMTA) with the MMRDA since the functions of ...

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