Manda Mhatre Demands CIDCO Redevelop Dilapidated Buildings, 4 FSI for Redeveloping Old Buildings, Regularization of Houses Built by PAPs, Survey of G.E.S., Expediting Marina Project Work, Re-commence Scholarship to Children of PAPs and Start Work on Maharashtra Bhavan Project  

Vashi: Legislator Manda Vijay Mhatre led a delegation to meet Dr. Sanjay Mukherjee, the vice chairman and managing director of CIDCO Limited on October 12 to voice the demands of the citizens of Navi Mumbai. The demands included redevelopment of CIDCO-built dilapidated buildings, 4 FSI for redeveloping old buildings, regularization of houses built by PAPs out of the necessity of natural growth, survey of Gaothan Extension Scheme plots, expediting of Marina project work, re-commencing scholarship to children of PAPs and starting work on Maharashtra Bhavan Project here.

Briefing the media after the meet, Manda Mhatre lauded the CIDCO chief for his pro-active positive response to the demands made and also expressed her gratitude to the deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar for expediting the budgetary approval by the State government for the construction of Maharashtra Bhavan here. She added that she would soon meet the State chief minister Uddhav Thackeray for the grant of 4 F.S.I. for redevelopment of old buildings in the city, as demanded by former Standing Committee chairman of the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation, Sampat Shewale, for buildings in sector 17, here.

Manda Mhatre called upon Dr. Sanjay Mukherjee to undertake the redevelopment of CIDCO-built buildings through reputed developers like Larsen & Toubro, TATA, Shapoorji Palonji and B.G.Shirke, to ensure well-constructed homes for the residents.

Informing that city survey of over half of Belapur village was completed and further the Thane collector had ordered the city survey of Diwale, Sarsole and Sanpada villages from March 7, 2020 by Tekcom Urban Management Consultants and Service Providers, which has been stalled due to the lockdown in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Manda Mhatre called upon the CIDCO chief to resume the city survey work of homes in the G.E.S. plots following all government norms to contain the spread of corona-virus and to inform and publicize the documentation to be fulfilled by the villagers for the same. She alleged that the issue of property card to houses in the G.E.S. plots has been pending for several years.

Stating that several State Bhavans have been constructed here, Manda Mhatre informed the CIDCO chief that not a single brick has been laid for the construction of Maharashtra Bhavan for which CIDCO had allotted an 8,000 sq. mt. plot in 1998 and the State government had mentioned it in the 2020 budget. She called upon the CIDCO chief to take a lead in the matter and expedite the construction of the State Bhavan here.

Manda Mhatre pointed out that work on the proposed, prestigious Marina project on the 4 acres CIDCO allocated plot in CBD-Belapur, that also was mentioned by the State Governor in the 2018 budget session, has not commenced yet. Stating that the Marina was a very significant project for the city and give momentum to tourism development in the region, Manda Mhatre suggested to the CIDCO chief executive, Dr. Sanjay Mukherjee to initiate a joint meeting with the Navi Mumbai municipal commissioner and officials of Maharashtra Maritime Board and other concerned departments in his chamber to expedite the said work.

Manda Mhatre also demanded the resumption of scholarship to children of the PAP families and regularization of houses built by PAPs out of the need of natural growth. She informed that Dr. Sanjay Mukherjee assured her not a single PAP home would be demolished and he also instructed his officers to resume the scholarship to the children of the PAPs.