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.
January 21, 2020 6:15 am
According to information, the Dharavi Redevelopment Project Authority (DRPA), on January 16, sanctioned MHADA’s plans for construction in sector five of the slum.
June 21, 2019 2:38 am
The Indian Express had reported earlier that the government was rethinking about the tender earlier this year in which the Dubai-based Seclink consortium had emerged as a frontrunner and the Adani group was the only other bidder.
June 20, 2019 4:12 am
A Seclink representative told The Indian Express that Al Khalidia Real Estate and Najaah Global Investment LLC, both with links to the UAE royal family, wrote to the DRA on April 2 and March 19, but have not received any response.
April 03, 2016 2:01 am
The government has decided to give houses with a minimum carpet area of 405 square feet to chawl and building residents of Dharavi, as against the earlier 350 square foot, which is exactly what the government is offering slum dwellers.
September 24, 2014 11:58 pm
Draft development plan for the Dharavi Redevelopment Project has been awaiting state govt nod for long.
May 31, 2014 3:24 am
New proposal for Dharavi Redevelopment Project is ready and government intends to inviting bids from private builders.