Mhalunge land owners give nod for town planning

ST Correspondent
Friday, 8 September 2017

What the GR says...
According to GR passed by the Government of Maharashtra of Section 45(5) of the Maharashtra Regional and Town Planning Act, 1966, all local planning authorities, special planning authorities have been asked to mandate in maximum 45 days and to give clear time to grant construction permits including all required approvals at the stage of pre-construction, during construction and post construction. Out of this, maximum 30 days shall be for building permission, seven days for plinth checking permission and eight days for completion cum occupancy certificate.

Pune: The land owners of Mhalunge in Hinjawadi have given permission for the execution of town planning (TP), which was proposed by Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA).

Around 95 per cent of land owners have agreed for the scheme.
There are 10 lakh people staying in Mhalunge village, and are demanding five lakh litre of water supply, drainage, and electricity - to which the PMRDA has agreed. The process of land measurement process will be completed in the next ten days and in one month, the detailed project report (DPR) will be ready.

Addressing a press conference, Kiran Gitte, Chief Executive Officer of PMRDA, said, “The agency, which is appointed to work on this scheme, will work on 4-5 TP schemes at a time. Along with PMRDA, TP schemes are planned in Mumbai and Nagpur. After the success of the TP scheme, Ring Road plan is proposed at Lohegaon, Phursungi, Undri, Urli Kanchan and Wagholi. The alternate road for Hinjawadi IT Park will start by November end.”

Along with TP schemes, PMRDA received land disposal rules through Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA). 

PMRDA acquires 200 plots, which they will be leasing to schools and hospitals. “In the first phase, we will be leasing 10 properties in Manjari, Mundhwa, Wagholi, Lohgaon, Undri, Chikhli, Hinjawadi, Bavdhan and Mhalunge, which are of 11 acres. Bidding for those who want to purchase it will start from next week,” Gitte said

What the GR says...
According to GR passed by the Government of Maharashtra of Section 45(5) of the Maharashtra Regional and Town Planning Act, 1966, all local planning authorities, special planning authorities have been asked to mandate in maximum 45 days and to give clear time to grant construction permits including all required approvals at the stage of pre-construction, during construction and post construction. Out of this, maximum 30 days shall be for building permission, seven days for plinth checking permission and eight days for completion cum occupancy certificate.

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