November 17, 2018 1:56 am
In the past 20 years, only 1 lakh slums have been rehabilitated and the pace is not going to increase. The primary reason for the failure of the earlier policy was lack of understanding of market conditions and the DCPR carries forward the same set of mistakes, study showed.
June 22, 2018 1:18 am
Another ground made by the PIL is that the DP report, on the basis of which the plan had been formulated, and the development plan maps were yet to be put out in public domain.
June 21, 2018 4:39 am
The new DP had lowered permissible floor space index (FSI) for construction in the suburbs of Mumbai as compared to existing levels, sparking fears that construction activity would come to a halt in the region.
May 27, 2018 4:25 pm
While the authorities remain tight-lipped about the controversy, questions are being raised on whether the change is being done to suit the interest of a business group with wide interests.
April 26, 2018 8:24 am
While promising to protect coastline features including beaches, estuaries, mudflats and mangroves, it proposes adding over 3,700 hectares of land currently marked as no-development zones, including salt-pan lands, for various segments of affordable housing.
June 01, 2016 2:45 am
According to the draft, the demand for education is 2,013 hectares while the provision has been made only for 1,165 hectares.
May 18, 2016 1:34 am
BMC not to assess existing land use distribution and FSI consumption at the local level
May 13, 2016 1:28 am
Fungible FSI for commercial buildings, malls and multiplexes raised by 10 per cent.
May 05, 2016 1:15 am
Group says the draft prioritises recreational open spaces which will not be open to the public.
May 05, 2016 1:10 am
BMC to generate funds from commercial property, which will go to private owners of heritage buildings to carry out repairs.