Nominated as the Municipal Councillor in the BMC (Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai) as a Representative from the Academic section from 2012 -2017, during the tenure recommended and suggested various policies for the benefit of the city of Mumbai and also introduced polices to make the local governance more accountable to the citizens.

  1. Ranked as the Best Nominated Municipal Councillor of the City, by the Marathi newspaper ‘Prahar’ in February 2014.

  2. Ranked amongst the Top Five First Time Best Performers as the Municipal Councillor by the newspaper Nav Bharat Times in March 2017.

  3. Ranked amongst the Ten Best Municipal Councillor of the City in February 2017 out of the total 232 Municipal Councillors of the Mumbai City in the BMC.

  4. Proposed various policies for the Urban Governance and Represented the Municipal Corporation (BMC) in BRICS Conference (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) February, 2017.

  5. Represented the Municipal Corporation (BMC) for the Study Tours to Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (2016) and Andaman and Nicobar Islands Corporation (2017) on the special recommendation of the Hon. Mayor of Mumbai city and the Municipal Commissioner of Mumbai city.

  6. Instrumental in raising the issue for the protection of, art, aesthetics and decor of Marine Drive (Heritage Grade II), a coastal promenade called the Queens Necklace in Mumbai which had a Grade II Heritage Tag for the display of sodium vapour street lamps, these lamps offered a magnificent lustre to the site. It was the highly visited tourist site in the city due to its display of yellow lights which gave it the nick name of Queens Necklace.

    The lights of the street were changed in arbitrary manner in January, 2016 to white without any consultation with the autonomous body of

    BMC neither by the due process of law any consent was acquired from the Mumbai Heritage Conservation Committee (MHCC). It was after the One year of massive struggle, correspondence, and intervention from the Hon. High Court of Mumbai and due to the support of the media, the lost lustre was restored back and the lamps were changed from White to Yellow, the struggle lasted from January 2015 to January 2016. The BMC was saved of paying Rs. 1Cr. 21 lakhs and wasting taxpayer’s money.

  7. Discovered 53 Static Underground Water tanks as old as 100 years old with each tank having the water storage capacity of 2, 50,000 litres. The total water holding capacity of tanks was amounting to 15 million litres of water storage. The consistent follow up on the issue yielded results and the water tanks are restored and reused by the Fire Brigade department of the Mumbai city. The preservation, conservation and restoration of the lost water heritage of the city were restored back due to this initiative (August 2016- September 20170.

  8. Introduced the ‘Cultural Policy’ through the Notice of Motion in the BMC. The policy was to promote tangible and intangible heritage of the city of Mumbai and there should be special allocation of funds in the annual budget.

  9. Instrumental in getting the Policy for Senior Citizens effectively implemented in the city of Mumbai and was actively involved with various NGO’s towards the cause of the Senior citizens.

  10. Introduced Policy on having First E- waste processing unit in the city of Mumbai which was implemented by the BMC in the city in January 2016. Mumbai Municipal Corporation was the only Corporation in the country who had its own Public Private enterprise on the E-waste processing. The processing plant is located at Vile Parle , opp Mithibai College, Mumbai.

  11. Nominated as the Trustee Twice by the Hon. Mayor and the Municipal Commissioner of Mumbai, on the Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sanghralay (CSVMS), formerly known as, Prince of Wales Museum, Mumbai).
    Introduced the concept, ‘Museum on Wheels’ in the Municipal schools of Mumbai. The bus has the artefacts and displays from the Museum and is based on the various themes and it goes to the Municipal schools in the city and conducts workshops and learning sessions in the Municipal school. The entire activity is conducted FREE of cost. The project was inaugurated in the Colaba Municipal School, on 8 th December, 2016.

  12. A Notice of Motion was proposed for Protecting the Heritage of the city. The Policy on the maintenance, conservation and restoration of heritage of Mumbai was accepted by the Municipal Corporation and it received the sanction of 50 million (Rs.5 crs) for the same purpose in the Annual Budget of 2017-18.

  13. First and the only Municipal Councillor so far to have taken up the cause of the Tuberculosis (T.B) Hospital, Sewri in Mumbai and allocated 3.5 Millions from his Councillor Funds on 28 th December, 2016 to provide special equipments for the effective and faster surgery of the patients. The surgery which would take 12hours due to the lack of the adequate equipments can now be performed in just Four hours after procuring the medical equipments through these funds.

  14. First and only BMC Councillor to have given E-speech on the Budget of BMC in 2016-17.

  15. First Municipal Councillor to start Senior citizens katta (sitting places) in Mumbai and gave more than 200 benches for the same amounting to almost Rs 1 crore (10 million) and above for the cause.

  16. Instrumental in Saving the Metro Subway at Marine Lines, Mumbai for the Pedestrians, as the municipal authorities had passed the policy of it being used as the Hawking Zone. The Right of Pedestrians for a Safe Walking Space was protected through this initiative.

  17. Introduced and proposed the Policy of Social Impact Analysis. It was to be applicable for the all the policies proposed by the BMC for the citizens of Mumbai. It would help in getting prior suggestions and voices of the Mumbaikars on various civic policies before they are enforced on the citizens of the city of Mumbai.

  18. Raised the issue about the Insurance and Safety of the Fire Fighters of the City working in the BMC and got assurance from the Municipal Commissioner on the introduction of a separate policy for it.

  19. Raised the issue on the role and effective functioning of the Mumbai Heritage Conservation Committee (MHCC). The Committee had become defunct and also lacked the experts required to be appointed on it. The issue was resolved after the systematic intervention of the Municipal Commissioner.

  20. Represented the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) at the Stuttgart-Mumbai Business Conclave and was part of the Wine Festival in February, 2017.

  21. Actively involved in the discussion of all the Annual Budgets of the BMC and of the Budgets of BEST from 2012 to 2017. Some of the suggestions and recommendation were incorporated by the civic administration.

  22. Actively involved with various NGO’s and activist groups in the city and was able to engage with them on various forums like TISS, Money life Foundation, Mumbai Vikas Samiti, Sahas Foundation, AGNI, Churches of the City, etc


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