Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will provide a single window system for giving permission to Navratri festival mandals and also ensure cleanliness and other facilities at Chhat Puja sites here, the civic body has said. The BMC issued a circular on Wednesday (October 11) about facilities it will provide during the nine-day Navratri festival, to begin from October 15, and Chhat Puja to be held next month. The circular was issued after a meeting was held at the BMC headquarters under the chairmanship of Maharashtra minister Mangal Prabhat Lodha, who is also Mumbai suburban guardian minister.
नवरात्रौत्सवानिमित्त @mybmc मुख्यालयात मुंबईतील नवरात्रौत्सव मंडळ आणि छटपूजा आयोजक मंडळ यांची संयुक्त बैठक पार पडली.
या उत्सवांचे संपूर्ण नियोजन महापालिका प्रशासन आणि पोलीस प्रशासनाने करावे असा ऐतिहासिक निर्णय यावेळी घेण्यात आला आहे.
नवरात्रौत्सवासाठी लागणाऱ्या सर्व परवानग्या… pic.twitter.com/Goud0J7WLY
— Mangal Prabhat Lodha (@MPLodha) October 11, 2023
As per the circular, the BMC will implement a single window system for giving permission for the Navratrotsav mandals, set up artificial ponds for the immersion of idols of the Goddess, provide lighting and other necessary arrangements at the immersion points.
Mumbai has 82 Chhat Puja sites and the civic body will ensure cleanliness and other facilities at the sites.
The BMC will provide changing room facility at the puja sites, besides medical facilities and ambulances, the circular said.
Along with civic officials, the meeting was also attended by officials of the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST), Mumbai police, city traffic police and other departments concerned.
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