Monday, Jan 30, 2023



'Illegal constructions' in Navi Mumbai: Bombay HC asks petitioner to put responsible persons on notice

September 29, 2022 7:46 pm

The PIL by a law student, Kishor Shetty, claimed that more than 10,000 houses were constructed illegally on plots allotted by City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) in Airoli Turbhe and the Koparkhairane area.

Mumbai: FSI incentives for giving up plots for public use

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.

Mumbai: Higher FSI for buildings along narrow, 90 ft-wide roads

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.

Govt mulls more FSI for slum redevelopment

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.

Mumbai suburbs: Soon, policy for redevelopment of old tenanted buildings

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.

36-sq-km growth in mangrove cover in 2 years: FSI report

December 13, 2015 1:42 am

Forest dept credits its Mangrove Cell, but environmentalists dispute figures, say much more needs to be done.

FSI raised for projects to house police, govt staff

November 22, 2015 1:10 am

FSI refers to the ratio of the extent of construction on a given plot area.

Govt hikes FSI for proposed Oshiwara commercial centre in Mumbai

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.

New DC rules propose a new ‘high’ for city

November 11, 2015 12:03 am

More FSI, transparency key recommendations by panel formed by govt.

Town Planning Scheme: Kalyan growth centre will also have affordable housing

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.