Mumbai Thoughts >> I love Marine Drive in Mumbai : Krupa T.    |    I hate the roads potholes of Mumbai ☹ : Arjun M.    |    I love that Mumbai is being the financial capital of India : Sanjay B.    |    I love the good educational facilities of Mumbai : Stanlay B.    |    I love the old British colonial architecture of Mumbai : Krupa T.    |    I love the traditions of Mumbai : Dhaval C.    |    I love vada pav in Mumbai : Priyesh Y.    |    I love the inclusive nature of Mumbaikars : Sunishi G.    |    I hate the extremely high cost of living of Mumbai ☹ : Piyush R.    |    I love that it never gets too cold in Mumbai : Kshipra L.    |    I love that Mumbai never sleeps : Rashair C.    |    I love the great restaurants of Mumbai : Radhika P.    |    I love the honestly of daba walas in Mumbai : Kiran M.    |    I hate dirty politics of Mumbai ☹ : Imran S.    |    I hate the noise pollution of Mumbai ☹ : Radhika P.    |    I hate the behaviour of government people in Mumbai ☹ : Milan N.    |    I hate to see homeless people in Mumbai ☹ : Lester M.    |    I love the safety of Mumbai : Radhika P.    |    I love the cosmopolitan culture of Mumbai : Sarit P.    |    I love the Neo Gothic structures of Mumbai : Faiyar S.    |    I love Mumbai coastline : Hitesh K.    |    I love the nightlife of Mumbai : Aditi R.    |    I hate the dirt of Mumbai ☹ : Madhu G.    |    I love the cultural diversity of Mumbai : Cherylann M.    |    I hate the long time of commuting in Mumbai ☹ : Radhika P.    |    I hate the lack of recreational areas in Mumbai ☹ : Tehsin L.    |    I love that there is so many things to for entertainment in Mumbai : Saurabh K.    |    I love the culture opportunities of Mumbai : Dupa P.    |    I hate the stressfull life of Mumbai ☹ : Srinibas P.    |    I hate the dirty beaches of Mumbai ☹ : Priyesh Y.    |    I love the vibrant life of Mumbai : Afrid W.    |    I hate the infrastructures of Mumbai ☹ : Rashair C.    |    I hate that people are not following traffic rules in Mumbai ☹ : Komal S.    |    I love the beach of Mumbai : Irsad S.    |    I hate the dirt of Mumbai ☹ : Aditi R.    |    I love the liveliness of Mumbai : Sanjay B.    |    I love the holy songs singing in the train in Mumbai : Abhijit    |    I hate the poorly maintained heritage buildings of Mumbai ☹ : Krupa T.    |    I hate the lack of gardens in Mumbai ☹ : Madhu G.    |    I hate the lack of proper urban planning in Mumbai ☹ : Manpreet    |    I love the fast life of Mumbai : Manpreet    |    I love that Mumbai always stand united : Aarti G.    |    I love that Mumbai is home to so many people and cultures : Arjun M.    |    I love the sea in Mumbai : Pradeep M.    |    I hate that Mumbai is pedestrian unfriendly ☹ : Milesh S.    |    I love that Mumbai knowshow to welcome festival : Aarti G.    |    I love the social life of Mumbai : Lester M.    |    I hate the crowded trains of Mumbai ☹ : Raza A.    |    I hate the uncleanliness of Mumbai ☹ : Devanshu    |    I hate the inadequate public transport infrastructures of Mumbai ☹ : Saurabh K.    |    I love the speed of Mumbai : Pratik C.    |    I love the helpfull population of Mumbai : Riddhi S.    |    I love the festival in Mumbai : Abhijit    |    I love the colonial areas of Mumbai : Milesh S.    |    I love that Mumbai is a financial innovation capital : Jimmy P.    |    I love the street food of Mumbai : Jessica N.    |    I hate the unnecessary honking on the streets of Mumbai ☹ : Krupa T.    |    I love that Mumbai is a city of dreams : Yogita S.    |    I hate the lack of ecofriendliness of Mumbai ☹ : Manpreet    |    I love the better employment opportunities of Mumbai : Raza A.    |    I hate the unclean nature of Mumbai ☹ : Sarit P.    |    I hate the sense of filth in Mumbai ☹ : Sunishi G.    |    I love the vibes of Mumbai : Devanshu    |    I love the diversity of Mumbai : Manish M.    |    I love that people from different cultures live and work together in Mumbai : Saurabh K.    |    I hate the bad civic amenities of Mumbai ☹ : Afrid W.    |    I hate the transportation system of Mumbai ☹ : Aarti G.    |    I hate the lack of open spaces in Mumbai ☹ : Anthony D.    |    I love the night life of Mumbai : Satish    |    I hate the poor drainage system of Mumbai ☹ : Irsad S.    |    I love that Mumbai is a land of opportunities : Madhu G.    |    I hate the non provision for cyclists in Mumbai ☹ : Asheen A.    |    I love the sea-link in Mumbai : Abhijit    |    I hate the price of real-estate in Mumbai ☹ : Cherylann M.    |    I love sunset at beach in Mumbai : Jayant V.    |    I hate the corruption of Mumbai ☹ : Arjun M.    |    I love that Mumbai is a safe place for women : Madhu G.    |    I hate the lack of nature in Mumbai ☹ : Brinda M.    |    I hate the noise in Mumbai ☹ : Pradeep M.    |    

Predictions And Rumours About 2017

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  • BHC Team

Let's give you a teaser of what 2017 holds for all Mumbaikars.

Student elections are finally going to return to Mumbai after twenty years of remaining under a ban. As a result of the regular spurts of violence that were witnessed through the election process, student elections were assumed to take the backseat for a long period of time. Now, after several years, efforts are being made to to reinstate student elections observing strict norms and behavioural codes.

Mid 2017 finally hails the arrival of Mumbai as the ‘Smart City' we have always dreamed for it to be. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has declared that efforts will be made to bring the smart city into formation. Moreover, the Chief Minister has also declared that the entire country will witness the creation of Digital India, a well developed and integrated country that will enjoy overall digital welfare in every nook and corner of the country.

2017 is sure to witness as many as 1200 free wi- fi hotspots all over Mumbai. The government has declared that the wi- fi will also give you access to real time data on public transport, including available parking slots and BEST buses tracking.

Finally, Mumbai will welcome its own integrated ticketing system, which includes a single Smart-card, which will apply for all forms of public transport. No more queues at the station, or fighting your way to the ticket conductor in the bus or buy separate tickets each time you wish to travel through the city using public transport.

100 years in the making, and finally 2017 will bring the inauguration of the National Museum on Indian Cinema. The museum is meant to serve as a centre dedicated to the history of Indian Cinema. Set to be established at the Films Division on Pedder Road, the museum will showcase the history of Indian Cinema right from its inception, depicted through artefacts, recordings, regional films and documentaries.

The BMC is intending to begin a helicopter service that will airlift injured victims and aid their transport to any hospital in the city. Air ambulances will also be used for emergency organ transportation. The BMC intends to maintain these services free of cost and are said to have already started selecting spots all over the city for helicopter landings.

As per reports, Chief Minister Fadnavis has allotted 20 acres of land for the creation of Mumbai's own training institution for visual effects, animation, gaming and comics. Undergraduate and post-graduate degrees will be deployed for the students of the institution.

As Big Happy City embraces the adventures that 2017 hold for Mumbai, we know only too well that our efforts are entirely in vain without a collective effort on each one's part. It is the collective responsibility of each citizen that will eventually lead to an integrated, forward-looking and dynamic future.

The reinstatement of Student Elections in Mumbai
Mumbai hails the arrival of a "Smart City”
1200 free wi-fi hotspots to be established all over the city
The inauguration go the National Museum of Indian Cinema
The initiation of Air Ambulances to assist the needy
The creation of Mumbai's training institution for visual effects and animation.