G20 summit kicks off in Mumbai; find out which roads are closed, alternate routes

Mumbai Police issues traffic restrictions ahead of the G-20 conference; first meeting of the G20 Finance and Central Bank Deputies (FCBD) begins in Bengaluru

The Mumbai police announced traffic restrictions in advance of the G-20 meeting, which is scheduled for December 13 at the Taj Hotel in Mumbai. On Monday, the police department issued a traffic advisory.

The Mumbai Police took to Twitter to announce that restrictions would be in effect from Monday at midnight until Friday at Friday 4pm. A number of roads in South Mumbai will be closed from December 12 to December 16, the note stated.

In another tweet, the Mumbai Police informed about the parking restrictions and closure of certain roads, as well as the provision of alternative routes.

According to the post, there will be no entry and no parking for all vehicles coming from Hanuman Mandir, Nehru Road, to Vakola Pipe Line Road in the direction of the Grand Hyatt hotel; from Old CST Road to Hotel Grand Hyatt Road (Chhatrapati Shivaji Nagar Road) and in the direction of the hotel; and from Patuck College Junction to Hotel Grand Hyatt Road in the direction of the hotel.

Alternative routes
Vehicles coming from Hanuman Mandir on Nehru Road should go through Military Junction and turn right at Kalina Junction to go to Ambedkar Junction or Hansbhugra Road.

Vehicles coming from Old CST Road should turn right at Hansbhugra Junction and go through Vakola Junction to get to Nehru Road, the Santacruz station, or the Western Express Highway.

For those travelling from Nehru Road/Patuck College Junction, turn right at Military Junction through Kalina Junction and head for Ambedkar Junction ot Hansbhugra Road.

Gaurav Singh, DCP, Traffic Police, South Mumbai, issued the notification order for traffic restrictions and the alternate route.

Meanwhile, the G-20 summit is set to begin today at the Taj Hotel in Mumbai. From December 13-16, 2022, Mumbai will play host to the first Development Working Group (DWG) meeting of India’s G20 Presidency.

G20 Finance Track
The first meeting of the G20 Finance and Central Bank Deputies (FCBD) will take place in Bengaluru from December 13 to 15, 2022, according to a official press release. The Reserve Bank of India and the Ministry of Finance of India will co-host this conference, which will kick off the Finance Track agenda founder the Indian G20 Presidency.

The G20 Finance Track addresses economic and financial concerns and is led by the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors. It serves as an efficient forum for global economic discussion and policy cooperation. The First Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors will be held in Bengaluru on February 23-25, 2023.

Edited by Tanmoy Mitra

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