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BMC’s Operation Continues in Versova; Illegal Structures in Shiv Galli Are Demolished

Today, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) demolished yet another unlawful, under-construction building in Shiv Galli as part of its ongoing campaign against unauthorized buildings in Versova Village. This move follows the BMC’s earlier demolition drives in the same locality on June 3, June 4, and June 11; during those drives, numerous structures constructed on ecologically…

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Renovation of Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar is about to go underway

Following its announcement of the redevelopment of Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar in Ghatkopar, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has now invited bidders for the hiring of a project management consultant and an architect. June 18 is the deadline for submissions of tenders. Scattered over 75 acres near the Eastern Express Highway, Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar...

Beginning operations in March 2025, Navi Mumbai Airport

According to Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Murlidhar Mohol, the Navi Mumbai International Airport (NMIA) will be operational by March 2025 and ready for use. In Pune on Sunday, Mohol stated that over 70% of the work at NMIA, which was supposed to be finished by December 2024, had been done and the...

‘Fictional and targeted’ accusations are made against the first-of-its-kind Mumbai Dharavi Redevelopment project

Since the aforementioned parcels are only to be transferred to the Dharavi Redevelopment Project/Slum Rehabilitation Authority (DRP/SRA) of the state government’s housing department, the recent accusations made by honorable member of parliament Varsha Gaikwad against the Adani Group regarding the allotment of land for the rehabilitation of Dharavikars within Mumbai are completely untrue and targeted....

Mumbai is ranked third globally in real estate

Mumbai came in third place and Delhi fifth place out of 44 worldwide cities in the real estate firm Knight Frank’s “Prime Global Cities Index Q1 2024” study about home price appreciation from January to March 2024. Mumbai had an increase in prime residential prices of 11.5% year over year, moving up from sixth place...

MHADA notifies 60 unauthorized hoardings on its properties

The owners of 60 hoardings that were discovered to be illegally erected on its properties without the necessary “No Objection Certificate (NOC)” have received letters from the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA). MHADA’s vice-president and chief executive officer, Sanjeev Jaiswal, claims that out of the 62 hoardings erected on company premises, 60 did...

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