Parsi Gate Restoration Commences

In keeping with the concerns regarding the delay in the restoration of the ‘Parsi Gate’, located on Mumbai’s Marine Drive sea-face, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has shared that the restoration work has commenced on this sacred site. The sacred structure had been dismantled for the ongoing construction of the Mumbai Coastal Road project. As […]

DPC Road Widening Project Update

The Mumbai Heritage Conservation Committee (MHCC) recently announced their verdict supporting the residents of Dadar Parsi Colony (DPC), against BMC’s road widening proposal that would have caused serious damage to its green cover. Much to the joy of our community residing in Mumbai’s only boundary-less Parsi colony, the DPC residents immediately opposed the proposal saying […]

Berjis Driver Aids BMC Formulate ‘Open Space’ Policies

In an effort to bridge the gap between policy making and academia, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) along with think-tank Observer Research Foundation (ORF), organised, for the first time, a competition inviting students to ideate and help frame policies to relieve our space-starved Mumbai city. Of the numerous entries addressing eclectic issues, received by Mumbai’s […]