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Maharashtra govt starts to legalize 49-acre slum built on Dahisar wetlands

MUMBAI: In a move that has environmentalists crying foul, the state government has started the process of regularizing the massive Ganpat Patil Nagar slum colony in Dahisar built on nearly 2.57 lakh square metres or 49 acres of land, which the Centre had described as wetlands in 2011. At 49 acres, it is twice the […]

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IIT Bombay study identifies 'highly vulnerable' slum pockets in city

IIT Bombay study identifies 'highly vulnerable' slum pockets in city The study, undertaken by Sherly M A, a research scholar at IIT Bombay-Monash Research Academy, is aimed at assessing and mapping the spatial-temporal pattern of hydrologic, hydraulic, socio-economic and infrastructural elements that contribute to flood … Full News here – Read more on Indian Express

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Bombay high court rejects HDIL appeal on airport slum contract

Bombay high court rejects HDIL appeal on airport slum contract The Bombay high court has rejected an appeal by Housing Development and Infrastructure Limited (HDIL) against its earlier order upholding the termination of a slum rehabilitation contract awarded to it by Mumbai International Airport (MIAL). On … Full News here – Read more on Daily […]

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HC rejects HDIL plea on Mumbai airport slum clearance contract

HC rejects HDIL plea on Mumbai airport slum clearance contract The Bombay High Court has rejected an appeal filed by Housing Development and Infrastructure Limited (HDIL) against the court's earlier order upholding termination of the contract between HDIL and Mumbai International Airport Ltd for the airport slum … Full News here – Read more on Indian […]

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Civic body bats for slum rehabilitation in Navi Mumbai

MUMBAI: The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has expressed its desire to implement the slum rehabilitation scheme in the satellite city on the lines of the Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) in Mumbai. In a meeting held with chief minister (CM) Prithviraj Chavan on Friday, officials from the civic body, along with Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation […]

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How the camera is being used to empower slum kids in Mumbai

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Hospital Confronts Childbirth Deaths in Mumbai Slum

Hospital Confronts Childbirth Deaths in Mumbai Slum A view of the Dharavi slum in Mumbai, Maharashtra, on July 31, 2012 Divyakant Solanki/European Pressphoto Agency A view of the Dharavi slum in Mumbai, Maharashtra, on July 31, 2012. DHARAVI, Maharashtra— Elizabeth Nadumani, 40, pulled up the … Full News here – Read more on New York Times […]

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Bombay HC dismisses HDIL plea in airport slum project

Bombay HC dismisses HDIL plea in airport slum project The Bombay High Court has refused to grant Mumbai developer HDIL interim relief in the case challenging the termination of slum rehabilitation contract awarded to it by Mumbai International Airport. However the High Court has given HDIL time till … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Youth held from slum, names 4 others

One of the five accused of the gangrape of a photojournalist at Mahalaxmi on Thursday evening was arrested before dawn on Friday, setting off one of the biggest manhunts the city has seen for his four accomplices.      Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times […]

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Plush Khar building rises 20 floors using slum scheme

MUMBAI: An upcoming luxury tower on a very narrow plot in upscale Khar (west) could soon give Mumbai’s builders an idea of how to obtain higher floor space index (FSI) by going around the civic body’s regulations and approaching the Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA). Developers K Mordani Realty have succeeded in taking the number of […]

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In Redevelopment and slum rehabilitation buildings, aspiration balm for adjustment pain

Redevelopment and slum rehabilitation sanctioned by the state government have redefi ned the lives of an estimated 1.5 lakh families who have got or will get flats under the scheme in the city.      Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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8/6/2013: FRONT PAGE: Plush Khar bldg rises 20 floors using slum scheme

Mumbai: An upcoming luxury tower on a very narrow plot in upscale Khar (west) could soon give Mumbai’s builders an idea of how to obtain higher floor space index (FSI) by going around the civic body’s regulations and approaching the Slum Rehabilitation… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Plush Khar building rises 20 floors using slum scheme

An upcoming luxury tower on a very narrow plot in upscale Khar (west) could soon give Mumbai’s builders an idea of how to obtain higher floor space index (FSI) by going around the civic body’s regulations and approaching the Slum Rehabilitation Authority.      Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News […]

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Corporator to rope in architect for slum infrastructure

To ensure better planning in slums, a corporator is now roping in an architect to design infrastructure in his ward specific to the local requirement. BMC, which has provided for additional Rs 100 crore for slum projects, has asked ward offices to appoint consultants to plan such projects. Each corporator in wards dominated by slums […]

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Slum Rehabilitation Authority committee to decide Willingdon dispute

Bombay high court has directed parties in the Willingdon Colony dispute to approach the high power committee of the Slum Rehabilitation Authority to adjudicate their issues.      Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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