Mhada cancels allotment of 39 prime plots in Mumbai

The Mhada vice-president and CEO,Mr.Satish Gavai announced on tuesday,19th June 2012,that Mhada had cancelled allotments of 39 prime plots which were given to ‘prominent personalities’ and ‘trusts’.In most of the cases these ‘prominent personalities and trusts’ were nothing more than front companies for politicians and their families.The regulation under which they were ‘distributed’ was the […]

130 Mhada flats in CM quota lying vacant

Over 80 flats from last year and 50 flats from this year are lying vacant in Mhada buildings.This,when there is an acute affordable housing shortage in the city.The situation has arisen as Mr.Chauhan (the current CM) has relinquished his authority to allot 2% flats in affordable housing schemes of Mhada.Mr.Chauhan has avoided housing schemes like […]

Mhada Repair Scam

Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada) officials and private contractors are hand-in-glove in a Rs100-crore scam concerning repairing tenders of cessed buildings, a Right to Information Act (RTI) query has revealed. Contractors try to grab the tenders by quoting prices as less as 80% to 90% below the estimated cost of repair. However, once […]