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BMC gives nod to electrical substations above toilets

DNMUM416628 | 6/21/2018 | Author : Sanjay Jog | WC :311

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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), in a bid to tackle rising space crunch, has decided to approve the installation of electricity distribution substations above public toilets.
First such multi civic amenities substation has been granted to Tata Power and it will come up at Ghatkopar. Besides, substations will be granted in basements and on open spaces near the housing complexes to cater to the power need of the respective area.
BMC commissioner Ajoy Mehta said,’’ The civic body has adopted this novel way at a time when power distribution companies are engaged in strengthening distribution network to meet rising power demand in Mumbai. BMC has incorporated provision on development of substation in the Mumbai Developmen
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