Strong law will be in force for the redevelopment of dangerous buildings in Mumbai by cluster method – Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

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Mumbai, 17.July.19: The Chief Minister directed to redevelop all the dangerous buildings by cluster method in Mumbai, and also make a law to remove all the hurdles in rehabilitation process.

He was speaking in a meeting organized to take review of redevelopment of dangerous buildings in Mumbai on the background of collapse of a building in Dongri.

Mr. Fadnavis further stated that rehabilitation of all the dangerous buildings in Mumbai would be take place through MHADA. An arrangement of alternative accommodation should be there for residents who are residing in such a building. Otherwise provision of two years rent would be make for such residents. All other legislative barriers except the writ jurisdiction must be removed immediately.

“I have reviewed all disrupted and dangerous buildings in the city through this meeting. Declare the clusters of the buildings that have received the cess. The law should be enacted to prevent such obstacles in the development of such buildings. To remove all such dilapidated buildings and develop them completely through MHADA” said honorable Chief Minister.

He further said that to provide an alternative accommodation for residents of the building while redevelopment of dangerous buildings with cluster system would going on. The houses should be available in various schemes like slum redevelopment, transit camps etc. in Mumbai and arrangements should be made for the residents there.

The Chief Minister also directed that to file criminal cases against such builders who are involved in unauthorized constructions in Mumbai.

Housing minister Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil, Water Resources Minister Girish Mahajan, Industries Minister Subhash Desai, MLA Amin Patel, Vinod Ghosalkar, Mumbai Municipal Commissioner Pravin Pardeshi, Additional Chief Secretary of Housing Department Sanjay Kumar, MHADA vice-president Milind Mhaiskar and Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Barve and other officers were present on the occasion.