November 22, 2022 2:27 pm
Fresh bids were called last month by the Eknath Shinde-Devendra Fadnavis government after the previous bid was scrapped by the then Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in 2019 over railway land acquisition.
October 30, 2022 3:50 pm
At the meeting, Union Minister Vaishnaw assured the state government that all bottlenecks related to the railway land will be removed. Fadnavis said, “The Railway Minister has assured cooperation in taking the project forward.”
October 20, 2022 5:19 pm
The tender bidding process is still open, said the CEO, adding, “It is too early to comment on how many companies have actually participated but companies from India and abroad have shown their interest.”
November 16, 2022 8:40 pm
The government has notified about 240 hectares as the Dharavi slum redevelopment area having nearly half a million human habitation.
October 09, 2022 5:48 pm
The GR asked the urban development department to get the requisite permission for the housing scheme. For instance, the department has to obtain lease for 99 years, for which a proposal has to be sent to the Union commerce ministry, it added.
March 25, 2022 11:31 am
The chief minister further said that Finance Minister Ajit Pawar has presented a Budget that will fast-track Maharashtra's development. The government will expedite slum redevelopment initiatives in Mumbai, he said, adding that redevelopment of BDD chawls has already begun.
September 26, 2020 10:59 am
In November 2018, then BJP-Shiv Sena government had declared redevelopment of Dharavi as a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) project. While global tenders were invited last February for the SPV, with Dubai-based infrastructure firm.
August 29, 2020 10:05 am
On Friday, State Chief Secretary Sanjay Kumar confirmed the cancellation of the tender. “We have directed the Dharavi Redevelopment Project Authority to call for a fresh tender,” said Kumar.
August 01, 2020 10:08 am
Spread over 2.4 sq km, Dharavi is home to some 60,000 families and 8.5 lakh people. It has so far reported 2,556 cases of Covid-19. Once a Covid-19 hotspot, it has succeeded in flattening the curve and reported only five new cases on Friday
July 13, 2020 1:19 am
Spread over 2.4 sq km, Dharavi, which is home to over 60,000 families, is Asia’s largest slum. While the redevelopment has been on every political party’s agenda since 2004, it has failed to take off so far.