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Activists push for ‘fundamental’ changes

April 23, 2015 1:29 am

From time of its release in February 2015, DP 2034 has been criticised for omissions of heritage and religious structures.

A day after trashing DP, CM Devendra Fadnavis sees a method in madness

April 23, 2015 1:14 am

Says it seems planned reservation changed to benefit individuals.

Facing protests, Fadnavis govt junks Mumbai development plan

April 22, 2015 2:35 am

Devendra Fadnavis told the media after a cabinet meeting that in the wake of several complaints, the committee had put forth two alternatives.

Mumbai: Dumped Development Plan is good news for all in the city

April 22, 2015 4:19 pm

Residents, activists and political leaders welcome the decision to scrap draft development plan 2034 for Mumbai.

70% of heritage structures in city not marked in new development plan

April 07, 2015 1:52 am

According to study, 24 Agiary sites or Parsi fire temples, notified under heritage category, have also been kept out.

BMC’s local area plans: Development of important areas may get stuck, say experts

March 02, 2015 1:37 am

Local area plans include creating individual, specific and detailed plans for rehabilitation of slums and more.

New govt may find its MMR plan a tall order

October 31, 2014 3:06 am

Before the Assembly elections, BJP had said that it will create hubs for economic and commercial activities similar to the BKC in every municipal corporation in the MMR region

Accessible open space area just 1.33% of total landmass: Survey

May 25, 2012 1:42 am

While the city seems to be growing vertically as well as horizontally,its open spaces seem to be shrinking.

Plan to convert coastal areas into tourism zone draws flak

May 21, 2012 1:21 am

The plan to convert vast swathes of no development zone in the coastal regions of Gorai,Manori and Uttan into a Tourism Development Zone has come in for severe criticism from activists,who have suggested that the belt be opened up for creation of affordable housing instead.

Affordable houses: survey puts onus on government

April 06, 2011 12:52 am

In a clear mandate against leaving the task of providing housing to private developers,around 73 per cent of those surveyed in the run-up to the drafting of the new Development Plan said that the government has to provide for affordable housing.