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BMC to introduce ‘Gym on Wheels’ for women next month

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) plans to ferry a ‘Gym on Wheels’ for women, a bus replete with gym equipment, across Mumbai slums on a pilot basis by next month. An idea mooted by the Mumbai’s Guardian Minister Mangal Prabhat Lodha, the project is currently in its final stage.

According to civic officials, the project was conceptualised to cater to the needs of housewives and working women who end up neglecting their health amidst busy daily routines.

Electric water taxis in Mumbai to cost from Rs 100 to Rs 150 for daily commuters

Infinity Harbour Services, which has been assigned to operate electric water taxis in Mumbai from December, Tuesday said that fares for daily commuters on these electric vessels will vary between Rs 100 and 150 per seat.

Sohel Kazani, Managing Partner at Infinity Harbour Services, highlighted that while permissions have been secured for routes from Gateway of India to Belapur, Domestic Cruise Terminal (DCT) to Belapur- Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), and DCT to Mandwa, they are awaiting permissions for Gateway of India to Mandwa, Elephanta.

Kazani emphasized that for the routes from Gateway of India to Belapur and DCT to Belapur and others, fares will range between Rs 100 and Rs150 due to its appeal to officegoers.


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