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SLUM REHABILITATION AUTHORITY NEWS

Probe ordered into Bandra SRA project stalled for 20 years

September 28, 2020 10:47 am

The action comes after residents of Jai Shiv Sai SRA Cooperative Housing Society (CHS) in Bandra East met the CEO last week alleging that their project — sanctioned in 2000 — is one of the 1,315 such projects pending for 10 years or more.

Maharashtra: Provide labourers facilities or face action, govt tells builders

August 20, 2020 2:45 am

A prime grievance is that labourers and slum residents were not being provided with essential services like food, fresh water, etc,” wrote Satish Lokhande, SRA’s Chief Executive Officer in an order issued on August 17.

Maharashtra: State govt announces stress fund for city’s real estate industry

July 10, 2020 1:13 am

Contending that the real estate sector was witnessing challenging times, Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad on Thursday announced the setting up of a stress fund for all such Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) projects.

Maharashtra: SRA chief executive officer transferred, had ‘uneasy relationship’ with minister

June 10, 2020 2:50 am

Sources said Deepak Kapoor was at odds with Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad over certain issues, including conversion schemes for SRA projects sanctioned under Mumbai’s old Development Control (DC) regulations.

Mumbai: SRA allows pre-monsoon work at 107 slum projects

May 24, 2020 3:39 am

On April 26, the authority had issued circular allowing developers to carry out pre-monsoon works following Covid guidelines.

Maharashtra House panel charges slum authority with favouring developers

July 01, 2019 3:30 am

While Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India had previously raised audit objections in this regard, the SRA had contested these. After hearing both sides, the PAC has sided with the former, rapping the SRA for passing on undue favours to developers at the cost of larger public interest.

Four booked for demanding bribe from architect in Mumbai: ACB

May 31, 2019 2:38 am

The three engineers worked at the SRA’s administrative building located on Anant Kanekar Road in Bandra (east), and Patkar was the alleged buffer between the complainant and the three SRA officials. ACB officials said the four accused had initially demanded Rs 6 lakh from the complainant.

Slum Rehabilitation Authority building not regularised, locals wave black flags at Gopal Shetty’s Borivali rally

April 13, 2019 1:36 am

Several videos have emerged where people, purportedly BJP workers, are seen pushing the protesters back in the building. “The women who were at the forefront were pushed inside the building gate and the gates were forcibly shut,” alleged a woman resident.

Ex-SRA chief cleared 8 slum schemes on ‘non-slum land’

November 30, 2017 3:05 am

The details concerning the nature of the irregularities were, however, kept under wraps, with the government directing the SRA to conduct a “detailed” probe in the matter and fix accountability for the lapses.

In a first, Income Tax department to charge govt official under new benami law

July 11, 2017 9:00 am

This is the first time that tax authorities are taking recourse to laws under the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016, to charge a serving government official and seize properties. The two SRA properties, sources said, were allegedly acquired by Rasal in 2013.