List of Contact Details of all Advance Locality Management Groups
concept of Advance Locality Management has been well established
in the City. 611 such groups have been registered in different
parts of Greater Mumbai. The Corporation and the Advance Locality
Management. Groups under partnerships keep area clean and resolve
the problems of citizens on a sustainable basis. This has given
desired results in many of these localities. The social organisations
in Mumbai have formed an apex body called Agni [Action for good
governance through net working India] to involve all concerned
in the improvement of Mumbai. The corporation has continuous interaction
with Agni to identify and solve the problems faced by Mumbai city
like proper solid waste management, flooding etc.
Modern facility for public sanitary convenience
Public sanitary facility is the basic need of the public and this
need to be given importance by all concerned. This Corporation
has already constructed above 450 PSC blocks with all sanitary
facilities on pay and use basis. Corporation has also undertaken
a project to construct 767 nos. of PSC blocks to improve the environmental
conditions and to provide these basic needs to the huge floating
population and commuters. These blocks will consist of toilets,
urinals and a room for care taker who looks after the routine
maintenance of PSC blocks. This will also include the facilities
for handicapped and children.
Ban on Thin Plastic Bags
Thin plastic bags cause lot of nuisance. They block drains and
sewer lines and damage environment in many ways. Corporation is
undertaking a program to discourage manufacturing, storage and
use of these bags from 15th August 2000.
Conservancy services in slums on private land
This Corporation had encouraged non-government organizations to
maintain cleanliness in slums on private lands through their volunteers.
But this arrangement was discontinued as per the directives of
the Hon’ble Bombay High Court in Writ Petition No. 1334/99.
On trial basis Corporation has started awareness program in a
slum colony known as Prem Nagar in P/South Ward of Western Suburb
where indirect help is given by the Corporation to maintain the
colony clean. The slum dwellers are actively participating in
this cleanliness program. Looking to the success of this concept
it will be extended to the other slum colonies in Mumbai. An Officer
on Special Duty has been appointed to exclusively promote this
Cleanliness in common passages of the buildings known as common
In old part of the city there are narrow passages between the
buildings. These passages are used by the residents as garbage
bins creating unhygienic conditions in the locality. Corporation
is constantly encouraging these residents to dispose of their
garbage in a correct manner by providing house to house services.
It is decided to intensify and make concerted efforts to solve
this difficult problem.