CM says state will approve DP soon
Chief Minister Devendra Fad-navis on Wednesday briefly laid out the scope of Mum-bai's development plan (DP), while announcing that the revised DP would be approved by the state government this month. He said that the new development control rules would provide affordable housing to people from lower income groups or economically weaker sections.
In addition to separate development control rules for Koliwadas, Gaavthans and Tribal Padas, Fadnavis pointed that the state would also approve property tax relief for not only residents acquiring 500 sq ft but also those ac-
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis
quiring 700 sq ft.
The CM further announced that separate dispensation is under consideration to provide redevelopment benefits to buildings falling under the funnel zone. He said that such buildings could be provided with additional floor space
? Fadnavis pointed that the state would approve property tax relief for residents acquiring 500 sq ft and 700 sq ft areas.
? Separate dispensation is being considered for redevelopment benefits to buildings under the funnel zone.
index (FSI) or transferable development rights (TDR). The CM told the state assembly that police personnel residing at BDD chawls since 30 years would be given ownership of these houses with conditions which are applicable for employees of other depart-
Replying to the discussion on issues faced by Mumbai, Fadnavis informed that the BMC has sent DP to the state for approval on August 2,2017 and that the government has a statutory period of 30 months to approve the same. He informed that the DP is undergoing detailed scrutiny by the committee appointed for the same and the state would ensure that open spaces are not compromised.
Stating that there are three categories of residents staying at transit camps, Fadnavis said, those who have shifted there after vacation notice and who don't get a new house would be given ownership of their present house in the transit camp.