November 15, 2018 2:31 am
In a bid to turn things around, the state government has now turned to citizens. It has sweetened the deal for land owners and housing societies whose plots or portions of it have been reserved for buildable public amenities such as schools, dispensaries, municipal markets, among others.
August 30, 2018 2:01 am
Days before new development control regulations kick in, state plans to relax curbs on FSI linked to road width.
May 09, 2016 2:31 am
Developers are already permitted to construct three times the size of a slum plot at present. For slums with a high population density, the FSI can be hiked up to four times the plot size.
January 23, 2016 1:20 am
The rules would be applicable to all buildings from Kurla to Mulund and Mankhurd in the eastern suburbs, and Bandra to Dahisar in the western suburbs.
December 13, 2015 1:42 am
Forest dept credits its Mangrove Cell, but environmentalists dispute figures, say much more needs to be done.
November 22, 2015 1:10 am
FSI refers to the ratio of the extent of construction on a given plot area.
November 20, 2015 2:00 am
The decision comes seven years after the chief minister-chaired MMRDA approved increasing the FSI and sent a proposal to the state government for approval.
November 11, 2015 12:03 am
More FSI, transparency key recommendations by panel formed by govt.
September 01, 2015 1:01 am
The Maharashtra government has set a steep target of creating 19 lakh affordable houses in the state by 2022 under its ‘Housing for All’ initiative.
August 29, 2015 6:04 am
On March 1, 2014, the civic body submitted a resolution asking the government to permit a premium FSI of 0.33.