Maharashtra Urban Development department

Maharashtra Urban Development department News

Aiming for sky, city may choke and die

New policy is set to further densify Mumbai, already one of the densest cities in the world

State approves policy ban on installation near schools

The state cellphone tower policy that bans installation of base station antennae in the 3m radius of schools, colleges and hospitals has finally been approved.


BMC plans to supply water to illegal slums

The BMC suffers losses worth an average of Rs 400 crore annually due to water theft and illegal connections.

HC junks PIL alleging underworld hand in Bhendi Bazaar redevelopment project

Urging for dismissal of the PIL, MHADA submitted that if such a petition was allowed, it would amount to conducting a fishing inquiry against the project.

Mumbai gets new cluster redevelopment policy

Chavan had admitted last week that the existing policy,which applies to cessed properties in the island city,had failed to take off as envisioned.

Cluster redevelopment benefits may not extend to residents of illegal buildings

The minimum plot size to be eligible for benefits under cluster redevelopment in the suburbs could also be increased from the proposed 4,000 sq m to 10,000 sq m.


State seeks legal opinion on Campa Cola compound

With the demolition exercise expected to commence from November 12,a senior state official said the legal opinion should be given to the government before Monday.

Now,state govt dilutes affordable housing policy

Builders to reserve land for the purpose only on over 4000-sq m plots.

‘Govt laxity could delay Metro rollout’

Even as the Mumbai Metro One project is in its final leg and authorities are planning a December rollout,some hurdles remain.