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Manasi Phadke


Mumbai-Pune Expressway accident: Safety measures planned on e-way stuck in red tape
Tue, Jun 07, 2016

The highway has seen nearly 14,500 accidents between 2002 and 2012 in which nearly 1,400 people have lost their lives, as per a study done by an accident victims’ kin.

Dharavi revamp: Maharashtra govt relaxes eligibility criteria for developers
Thu, Jun 02, 2016

To be eligible for the project, developers need to have undertaken large real estate or township projects, including development of necessary amenities, physical and social infrastructure and incurred costs or received payments over the past seven years.

Before his family bought plot, Eknath Khadse was told Govt had allotted it to many firms
Thu, Jun 02, 2016

At a meeting with officials from the industries and revenue departments in April, Khadse was “advised” that MIDC’s name was recorded in the “other rights” of the 7/12 extract of the plot, sources said.

Firm under BMC scanner likely to implement 2 key Metro projects
Tue, May 31, 2016

The Maharashtra government has appointed the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) as the nodal agency for the rendering and implementation of the Metro line.

Smart Cities Mission: Congress seeks to have more representatives on Solapur SPV board
Sun, May 29, 2016

Solapur’s SPV currently has 11 members, of which seven are bureaucrats and other government officials, and four are from political parties.

Maharashtra: Over 300 development projects in coastal zones awaiting approval
Thu, May 26, 2016

Of the 314 pending cases, 149 are fresh applications for a CRZ clearance

Maharashtra govt plans new roads, tourist attractions; locals against move
Tue, May 24, 2016

MMRDA’s proposal includes building of almost 60 new road links, widening of 24 existing roads.

Mumbai civic polls: Congress tests Sena-BJP campaign models
Mon, May 23, 2016

The Mumbai Congress, led by former Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Nirupam, is focussing on strengthening its cadre at the grassroots, akin to the Shiv Sena’s shakha system.

Showpiece city NAINA: Most development proposals not cleared
Sat, May 21, 2016

Officials say, most proposals are incomplete, have problems with land titles, or are submitted without several necessary ‘no objection certificates’.

10 developers approach Maharashtra agency with plea to finance construction
Thu, May 19, 2016

Promise to build affordable homes in return; SSPL vets proposals on slum rehabilitation projects.

Smart cities: Civic bodies told to get state nod for projects worth over Rs 50 cr
Mon, May 16, 2016

Pune and Solapur are the only corporations from Maharashtra that the Union government has chosen in the top 20 for the first round of funding.

Public shaming, fine, detention: measures to rid Maharashtra of open defecation
Tue, May 10, 2016

The council also urged people to apply for the Rs 17,000 aid for construction of individual toilets.

Make in Maharashtra: Foxconn’s $5 billion investment plan in state runs into delay
Sun, May 08, 2016

Prior to its much larger unit at Talegaon in western Maharashtra, Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer, was to start a mobile phones production facility in Navi Mumbai by March or April.

No takers for Dharavi revamp project: Maharashtra may give in to developers’ demands, recalculate FSI
Fri, May 06, 2016

The state government has currently allowed an FSI of 4 in the Dharavi redevelopment project, even as other slum redevelopment schemes elsewhere in Mumbai are allowed an FSI of 3.

Maharashtra: 5-yr exercise to digitise land records set to begin
Fri, May 06, 2016

The department plans to complete the digitisation and surveys of the six districts within three years, and rural areas of the rest of the state in five years from now.

From Mumbai shanties to 18-storey building: 255 families from Dharavi move into new homes
Wed, May 04, 2016

Families get keys to new 300 square feet homes in the only building ready under the much-delayed Dharavi redevelopment plan.

Mumbai: Wadala’s ‘New Cuffe Parade’ project hits height hurdle
Tue, May 03, 2016

The AAI, through a letter dated December 15, 2015, has restricted the height of buildings in the New Cuffe Parade complex to 119.61 metres to 133.48 metres, roughly sufficient to build 36- to 40-storey buildings.

Maharashtra plans Metro line from DN Nagar to Mandale by 2019
Fri, Apr 29, 2016

Govt has promised to roll out an over 100-km Metro network in Mumbai before the Assembly polls.

Maharashtra likely to sign MoU with Canada for ambitious projects
Thu, Apr 28, 2016

A senior official from the Slum Rehabilitation Authority said, “This agreement will be directly between the government of Maharashtra and the government of Canada, and not through any single developer.

Maharashtra tackling drought: Aurangabad breweries face 50% water cut
Wed, Apr 27, 2016

As per figures from the department, breweries in Aurangabad, including major brands such as Fosters, Carlsberg and Kingfisher, together require 5.207 mld water.