State Urban Development Department (UDD) Principal Secretary T C Benjamin has said a report on the buildings that were constructed 30 years ago and are now in a frail condition should be submitted by all municipal corporations of important cities of the state within 15 days. He was speaking to CREDAI members at a meeting to discuss various issues faced by builder community in the city,on Friday.
Benjamin said officials of municipal corporations need to review the re-development of buildings that are more than three decades old. “Also,the buildings that are less than 30 years old but need re-development should also be reviewed with the report submitted to the government within next 15 days,” Benjamin said.
Also present at the meeting were Maharashtra’s Town Planning Director Shrirang Landge,Dy Director Sudhir Sukhadikar,deputy director of Pune town planning department Avinash Patil,assistant dy director Uttareshwar Londhe,additional city engineer of PMC Vivek Kharwadkar,Dinesh Garola,CREDAI Maharshtra president Satish Magar,Secretary Sanjeev Pate,Treasurer Shantilal Kataria(Maha),vice-president Anant Rajewadkar,V-P Ram Purohit.
The Principal Secretary promised that Chief Minister Prithiraj Chavan will soon take a decision on long pending and much awaited development plan (DP) of Pune. He also promised CREDAI members that the decision on long pending issue of PMC parking norms along with construction of TDR will be taken by Urban Development Department (UDD) at the earliest.
CREDAI members also raised the issue of a ring road in Nashik. Benjamin said if the Nashik Municipal Corporation submits a detailed plan for the ring road before the Kumbh Mela scheduled in 2015,the state government would initiate the necessary process on priority basis. The decision on Regional Plan (RP) of Nashik will also be taken in the meeting scheduled on November 18.
Many pending issues related to Nagpur’s TDR,FSI,amalgamation,appointment of Director of Town Planning will be taken during Nagpur Assembly. He also assured of a meeting with presidents of CREDAI,Maharashtra,during the same time. Issues related to important cities like Kolhapur,Aurangabad,Sindhudurg,Sangli and Amravati were also discussed.