Very soon govt will anounce its sea shore housing and development policy, under which existing 500 mtr CRZ can be reduced upto 200 mtr. This will encourage tourisum and housing near sea shores and related activities.
Government of Maharashtra Will anounce CRZ 200 mtr from 500 mtr as perSources.
MUMBAI: The Mumbai-Goa highway widening work will be completed by May next year. This deadline to finish the long-pending work of four-laning of the highway was set by chief minister Devendra Fadnavisduring a three-hour meeting held on Saturday.
The deadline is just in time for the general elections and state assembly elections slated to be held in 2019.
With an eye on the 2019 assembly polls, Fadnavis and Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari reviewed all ongoing and pending road works in the state at the meeting.
On the Mumbai-Goa highway, work on the 84km Panvel-Indapur stretch in Raigad
Environmentalists have slammed the latest coastal regulation zone draft which lays out a blueprint for the protection and development of India’s 7,500-km-long seaboard.
The government, seeking comments and suggestions on the draft from the public, has said it is based on representations received from coastal states and union territories and other stake holders.
The draft says open spaces falling under CRZ II in Greater Mumbai will remain untouched. To protect and preserve the ‘green lung’ of Greater Mumbai, all open spaces, parks, gardens, playgrounds indicated in development plans within CRZ II will be categorized as “no development zone”. Limited construction activity