Mumbai, Sep 19: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has collected over Rs 1 crore in fine from people not wearing mask in public places since the start of COVID-19.
Nearly 30 per cent of the fine i.e Rs 30 lakh was collected in the last three days.
“Earlier 10-20 people would be fined in a day or two, which has now risen to 60-70. Our officials visit common areas where people are found violating norms – outside hotels, grocery stores, delivery joints and industrial areas”, official said.
The violation attracts Rs 200 in fine. BMC has offered its staff incentive of 10 per cent of the…