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December 26th, 2011
India’s BMC Appoints Firm to Map City’s Shoreline, water bodies

Almost a year after the amended Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification was introduced by the Union Government’s Ministry of Environment and Forest, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday approved the proposal to appoint an organisation to map the city’s shoreline and water bodies with the help of land survey and satellite imaging. While the MoEF order dated January 6 this year asks for the mapping and the preparation of the Coastal Zone Management Plan for the city within 24 months, the civic body took one whole year to finalise the agency and get approval from the civic standing committee. Read More