'Till now, through multiple schemes across various departments, almost Rs 18,000 crore have been spent,' said Fadnavis.

State submits report based on satellite images to argue on development.

The mine of 348 hectares leased to Lloyds Steel began extracting ore on March 5, with 300 labourers getting jobs on the site.

The owners of all new buildings will have to provide separate coloured bins to collect dry waste.

Severe malnutrition among males is higher in Ghatkopar, and among females, it is higher in Kalwa.

A senior official said there were various difficulties that led to mangroves not being included in the census.

The issue of Aarey’s status remains significant to preserve the greenery of the area which activists allege is at a risk of being grabbed.

The fire seems to have been caused due to methane gas,” B T Jadhav, senior inspector of Shivaji Nagar police station told The Sunday Express.

Following the July 2005 deluge, all plastic bags below 50 micron and smaller than 8x12 inches were banned across the city.

MPCB officials said that these four polluters usually caused the maximum damage to air quality.