Activists,town planners slam FSI hike proposal

The much touted ADDITIONAL FSI APPROVAL PLANS of NMMC standing committee have come under fresh fire from none other than the Town Planners Association. It was also revealed that the ‘Professional’ report prepared by CRISIL is nothing but an eyewash.After studying the said ‘professional’ report,it has come to light that the CRISIL report is far […]

2.5 fsi in navi mumbai-Is it necessary?

  Excellent article from Newsband http://www.newsband.in/index.php?dt=109&page=1 Why demand 2.5 FSI when redevelopment can be done in 1 or 1.5? This question arises after the residents of C-2 type in Vashi demand 2.5 FSI against GDCR By Shilpa Suryawanshi NAVI MUMBAI: In 2007, i.e. 4 years back, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Powai had done […]

How builders cheat flat buyers

“There is only one flat available” This is the most common statement made by builders to any inquiries about their projects.It is more prevalent in smaller buildings of 4 floors or less.These are typically small plots of 200 sq.meters in Navi Mumbai and are usually Tripartite (also called CIDCO transfer plots by some builders).This is […]

Mumbai airport encroachment clearance frozen for past 5 years

  References:Times of India.May 12 Almost 5 years after the slum areas around Mumbai airport (Santa Cruz) were supposed to be cleared,almost nothing has changed on the ground.Almost 276 acres of land,supposed to have been cleared by the contractor HDIL,are still very much in possession of the slum dwellers.In the meanwhile,HDIL has already made a […]

Extra FSI approved for Mumbai’s Koliwadas

The chief minister,Mr.Chauhan,on friday cleared the proposal to hike FSI (floor space index) of Koliwadas of Mumbai to 2 from 1.This is on similar lines to the FSI in Gaothan areas.However,unlike Gaothan areas,Koliwadas have not been mapped and hence a mapping drive will also be undertaken.The Survey will be carried out over a period of […]