BMC publishes list of 188 hazardous, dilapidated buildings.

In preparation for the upcoming monsoon season, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) announced on Tuesday a list of 188 residential buildings deemed "very dangerous" and "dilapidated." The BMC has urged residents of these buildings to relocate to safer areas as a precaution. Among the 188 buildings, 114 are in the western suburbs, 47 in the eastern suburbs, and 27 in the island city. These buildings have been classified as "very dangerous and dilapidated" under section 354 of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Act, 1888.

The BMC has also called on the relevant authorities responsible for these buildings to take necessary measures before the monsoon. The list is available on the BMC's portal, According to section 353B of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Act, 1888, owners and occupants of private buildings over 30 years old must conduct a structural audit and submit a structural stability certificate to the BMC within 30 days. The BMC has warned of potential action against owners, occupants, and cooperative societies that fail to comply with these directives.