05TH &06TH JUNE 2018

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MMRDA to celebrate World Environment Day

Publication:AFTERNOON Date : 05 JUNE 2018
MMRDA will be celebrating World Environment Day by organising Clean-up drives at Juhu beach and ongoing project sites, good housekeeping practices, tree plantation, posters display, quiz competition among employees, awareness creation programmes, etc, on Tuesday.



Mumbai has highest concentration of non-biodegradable marine debris

Publication: HINDUSTAN TIMES Date : 05 JUNE 2018
ach time polythene covers, carry bags, or synthetic packaging materials are carelessly dropped on the streets or disposed into open drains, creeks and rivers, the wind and rain carry these trash into the sea as run-offs.



Mirae Asset Global to launch $100 million AIF in India, invest in residential projects

Publication: MINT Date : 05 JUNE 2018
According to Puneet Bhatia, head, real estate, Mirae Asset Global Investments (India), the AIF license was secured last month, and now it is seeking to “primarily provide debt through non-convertible debentures”




Govt working to free housing sector from corruption, middlemen: PM Modi

Publication: HINDUSTAN TIMES Date : 06 JUNE 2018
The government has been working to free the housing sector of corruption and middlemen to ensure people get their own houses without hassle, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday.

Affordable home finance companies multiply

Publication: TIMES OF INDIA Date : 06 JUNE 2018
MUMBAI: Loans for affordable housing have seen sharp growth in less than five years. Home loans by affordable housing finance companies have grown from Rs 1,000 crore as of March 2013 to Rs 27,000 crore as of December 2017..



Boost for redevelopment: BMC uploads new policy on shaky buildings

Publication: TIMES OF INDIA Date : 06 JUNE 2018
MUMBAI: The BMC has uploaded its new policy on dilapidated buildings on its website, which civic officials say will speed up the redevelopment process.

BMC gives fillip to redevelopment of 619 dangerous buildings in Mumbai

Publication: HINDUSTAN TIMES Date : 06 JUNE 2018
A mandatory agreement between tenants and owners to protect the rights of the former, and scientific structural audits – these are some of the rules the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has notified to hasten the stalled redevelopment of dilapidated buildings.



Mhada to sell 1,000 houses in Mumbai through lottery this August

Publication: HINDUSTAN TIMES Date : 06 JUNE 2018
Homebuyers seeking affordable housing can now look forward to August as the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada) is planning to sell 1,000 houses in Mumbai through a lottery.



Maha will be free of menace in year: Minister

Publication: THE ASIAN AGE Date : 06 JUNE 2018
Subhash Desai highlighted that recycling and disposal of plastic products is the extended responsibility of the manufacturers.

Maharashtra to be 100 per cent plastic-free in one year: Minister Ramdas Kadam

Publication: ECONOMIC TIMES Date : 06 JUNE 2018
MUMBAI: Maharashtra will be totally free of plastic in the the next one year, said Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam today as he listed the ill-effects of using the material.

Mumbai may not have dump yards, community dustbins in future

Publication: DNA Date : 06 JUNE 2018
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation recently proposed to emulate the Ambikapur (Chhattisgarh) model for solid-liquid resource management (SLRM) in Greater Mumbai.

Debris dumping: Kharghar residents to move court to save pond

Publication: HINDUSTAN TIMES Date : 06 JUNE 2018
As a last resort to save a pond in sector 18-19 at Kahrgar, which has fallen prey to debris dumping, residents have decided to move court to save whatever is left (10%) of the water body. In addition, residents will sport black bands to protest debris dumping.



Pune-based ABIL Group buys London building for close to £100 million

Publication: ECONOMIC TIMES Date : 06 JUNE 2018
MUMBAI: In a closely contested auction, Pune-based realty developer ABIL Group has acquired an eight-storey commercial building at Trafalgar Square in London for nearly £100 million, or Rs 900 crore,


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